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  • Under cover of their parasols, they examine Lady Spendthrift's new fur-trimmed coat or Mrs. Fading Beauty's attempt at looking younger than her days, her corset pulled to straining.†   (source)
  • What a spendthrift she'd become!†   (source)
  • "You, my little countess, are a notorious spendthrift," said the count, and having kissed his wife's hand he went back to his study.   (source)
  • ...what a spendthrift is he of his tongue!   (source)
  • I'm a spendthrift, I run through my capital.   (source)
  • No, I never believed myself to be a hoarder; in fact, I knew only too well that I was a spendthrift.   (source)
  • You talk as if a miser on Monday were always a spendthrift on Tuesday.   (source)
  • The prestige of his outlandish voracity, of his immense capacity as a spendthrift, of his unprecedented hospitality went beyond the borders of the swamp and attracted the best-qualified gluttons from all along the coast.†   (source)
  • He was accused of favoring states' rights over the Union, charged with infidelity to the Constitution, called a spendthrift and libertine.†   (source)
  • Or if her father was a grafter, her brothers bums and cardsharks, her mother loose or a spendthrift?†   (source)
  • Mr. Tomony who owned the pawnshop came home in a hansom cab from his spendthrift evening in New York.†   (source)
  • "And you know," she said, "Annie's a bit of a spendthrift.†   (source)
  • All that would please her—he gathered that from her spendthrift habits.†   (source)
  • Economically considered, the matter can be summed up thus: Paris is a spendthrift.†   (source)
  • It's a sweet little spendthrift, but she uses up a deal of money.†   (source)
  • In our schooldays you were a great spendthrift.†   (source)
  • "You're a tradesman,' he told Philip, "you want to invest life in consols so that it shall bring you in a safe three per cent. I'm a spendthrift, I run through my capital.†   (source)
  • But she was a deliberate and joyous spendthrift in her preparations for her first party, the housewarming.†   (source)
  • Besides being a thorough gentleman, I think Mr. Dorset is a spendthrift for making us such a liberal offer.†   (source)
  • Nature is a spendthrift.†   (source)
  • How many proud painted dames would have fawned and smiled, and how many spendthrift blockheads done me lip-service to my face and cursed me in their hearts, while I turned that ten thousand pounds into twenty!†   (source)
  • "You, my little countess, are a notorious spendthrift," said the count, and having kissed his wife's hand he went back to his study.†   (source)
  • Hurry had felt angered at his sufferings, when first liberated, it is true, but that emotion soon disappeared in the habitual love of gold, which he sought with the reckless avidity of a needy spendthrift, rather than with the ceaseless longings of a miser.†   (source)
  • "Now, Doctor," cried the trapper, triumphantly, "I am well convinced there is neither game nor ravenous beast in the thicket; and that I call substantial knowledge to a man who is too old to be a spendthrift of his strength, and yet who would not wish to be a meal for a panther!"†   (source)
  • Pitt will never spend it, my dear, that is quite certain; for a greater miser does not exist in England, and he is as odious, though in a different way, as his spendthrift brother, the abandoned Rawdon.†   (source)
  • He was now esteemed quite worthy to address the daughter of a foolish, spendthrift baronet, who had not had principle or sense enough to maintain himself in the situation in which Providence had placed him, and who could give his daughter at present but a small part of the share of ten thousand pounds which must be hers hereafter.†   (source)
  • He is committed to the race in many ways—by publication in the streets, and in the baths and theaters, the palace and barracks; and, to fix him past retreat, his name is on the tablets of every young spendthrift in Antioch.†   (source)
  • Bahorel was a good-natured mortal, who kept bad company, brave, a spendthrift, prodigal, and to the verge of generosity, talkative, and at times eloquent, bold to the verge of effrontery; the best fellow possible; he had daring waistcoats, and scarlet opinions; a wholesale blusterer, that is to say, loving nothing so much as a quarrel, unless it were an uprising; and nothing so much as an uprising, unless it were a revolution; always BOOK FOURTH.†   (source)
  • I paid three pennies for my breakfast, and a most extravagant price it was, too, seeing that one could have breakfasted a dozen persons for that money; but I was feeling good by this time, and I had always been a kind of spendthrift anyway; and then these people had wanted to give me the food for nothing, scant as their provision was, and so it was a grateful pleasure to emphasize my appreciation and sincere thankfulness with a good big financial lift where the money would do so much more good than it would in my helmet, where, these pennies being made of iron and not stinted in weight, my half-dollar's worth was a good deal of a burden to me.†   (source)
  • Now you mustn't think that Thomas and I are spendthrifts.†   (source)
  • I'm one of the worst spendthrifts that ever was born.†   (source)
  • O gamblers and spendthrifts all!†   (source)
  • Let it suffice, that among spendthrifts I out-Heroded Herod, and that, giving name to a multitude of novel follies, I added no brief appendix to the long catalogue of vices then usual in the most dissolute university of Europe.†   (source)
  • Spendthrifts—I know.†   (source)
  • I was teasing her with this spendthrift suggestion because I knew she was happy and would enjoy being teased a little, though there was always the chance she would accept the idea and take me down to Newark to one of the great first-run movie housesLoew's State or the Branford or Proctor's—that charged twenty-five cents for admission.†   (source)
  • Near Aldborough house Father Conmee thought of that spendthrift nobleman.†   (source)
  • Fie, what a spendthrift is he of his tongue!†   (source)
  • [4] Ironical; these youths all being members of the company known as the brigata godereccia or spendereccia, the joyous or spendthrift brigade†   (source)
  • There lives within the very flame of love A kind of wick or snuff that will abate it; And nothing is at a like goodness still; For goodness, growing to a plurisy, Dies in his own too much: that we would do, We should do when we would; for this 'would' changes, And hath abatements and delays as many As there are tongues, are hands, are accidents; And then this 'should' is like a spendthrift sigh, That hurts by easing.†   (source)
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