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  • He decides on one opportunity that gives him an annuity for life.†   (source)
  • You got the annuities straightened out?†   (source)
  • Most of them, from the first, had been cautious, refusing to accept out-of-town checks, except, of course, payroll and annuity and government pension checks, which everyone assumed were always as good as cash.†   (source)
  • The annuity was a modest one, but with the help of the boarders and of a tenacious purpose Mrs. Keating had managed.†   (source)
  • Louisa Keating had been left with the home that stood at the end of a respectable street, an annuity from an insurance kept up accurately—she had seen to that—and her son.†   (source)
  • Your annuity—it's all that you and Aunt Rina have to live upon.†   (source)
  • A decent annuity would have restored her thoughts to their old train, at once.†   (source)
  • I have left an annuity for his sole support in case he should outlive me.†   (source)
  • But I shall not give up my Liberty for a dirty annuity.†   (source)
  • 'David had bought an annuity for himself with his money, I know,' said she, by and by.†   (source)
  • Miss Crawley had left her a little annuity.†   (source)
  • We should command an annuity of 175,000 livres.†   (source)
  • I can still say it is a dream; a retired baker, my poor Benedetto, is rich—he has an annuity.†   (source)
  • Him to whom your excellency pays that little annuity.†   (source)
  • James and Peter will get the lion's share of my money, that is to say, it stays in the business and Peter will draw an annuity.†   (source)
  • I have given a mortgage on our annuity.†   (source)
  • There were no legacies, no annuities, none of the posthumous bustle with which some of the dead prolong their activities.†   (source)
  • On your—and Aunt Rina's annuity!†   (source)
  • A small annuity is what I should like you to have—so as to be independent of me—and so that I may be independent of you.†   (source)
  • More than half of what I possess is swallowed up in an annuity; so long as I live, it will not matter, but after my death, a score of years hence, ah! my poor children, you will not have a sou!†   (source)
  • I had often heard him complain of the disproportion of his rank with his fortune; and I advised him to invest all he had in an annuity.†   (source)
  • He sent Mrs. Fairfax, the housekeeper, away to her friends at a distance; but he did it handsomely, for he settled an annuity on her for life: and she deserved it — she was a very good woman.†   (source)
  • The calculations of various life assurance and annuity offices, among other figures which cannot go wrong, have established the fact.'†   (source)
  • The second was a codicil, of recent origin, maintaining the annuities to Mrs. Penniman and Mrs. Almond, but reducing Catherine's share to a fifth of what he had first bequeathed her.†   (source)
  • It then transpired that the commissary had so far stolen a march on Mrs General as to have bought himself an annuity some years before his marriage, and to have reserved that circumstance in mentioning, at the period of his proposal, that his income was derived from the interest of his money.†   (source)
  • He talked of miseries which his wife had brought upon him; of the rebellious disposition, vice, malice, and premature bad passions of you his only son, who had been trained to hate him; and left you, and your mother, each an annuity of eight hundred pounds.†   (source)
  • Although I am not in any way bound to you, I am willing to supply you with a regular annuity—in quarterly payments—so long as you fulfil a promise to remain at a distance from this neighborhood.†   (source)
  • His wife—the second one—had administered his fortune in such a manner that, one fine day, when M. Gillenormand found himself a widower, there remained to him just sufficient to live on, by sinking nearly the whole of it in an annuity of fifteen thousand francs, three-quarters of which would expire with him.†   (source)
  • France, and an annuity that would support you there in luxury, would give you a new lease of life, would transfer you to a new existence.†   (source)
  • Mr. Dick, who had been rattling his money all this time, was rattling it so loudly now, that my aunt felt it necessary to check him with a look, before saying: 'The poor child's annuity died with her?'†   (source)
  • Rawdon made her a tolerable annuity, and we may be sure that she was a woman who could make a little money go a great way, as the saying is.†   (source)
  • My mother has a little property, which takes the form of a small life annuity, upon which she lives in an independent though unassuming manner in the Old Street Road.†   (source)
  • Ralph followed him, with a steady look, to the door; and, turning to the bridegroom, when they were again alone, said, 'Mark my words, Gride, you won't have to pay HIS annuity very long.†   (source)
  • Georgy's house is not a very lively one since Uncle Jos's annuity has been withdrawn and the little family are almost upon famine diet.†   (source)
  • That his last act, completed but a few months since, was to induce Mr. W. to execute a relinquishment of his share in the partnership, and even a bill of sale on the very furniture of his house, in consideration of a certain annuity, to be well and truly paid by — HEEP — on the four common quarter-days in each and every year.†   (source)
  • "I have no capital myself, but my mother has a little property which takes the form of an annuity"—here Mr. Guppy's mother rolled her head as if she never could sufficiently enjoy the observation, and put her handkerchief to her mouth, and again winked at me—"and a few pounds for expenses out of pocket in conducting business will never be wanting, free of interest, which is an advantage, you know," said Mr. Guppy feelingly.†   (source)
  • It would have been worth a small annuity to have beheld that; let alone Miss Price's evident joy at making them jealous, and Nicholas Nickleby's happy unconsciousness of making anybody uncomfortable.†   (source)
  • …they were going to establish in a picturesque building (engraving of proposed west elevation attached) the Sisterhood of Mediaeval Marys, they were going to give a testimonial to Mrs. Jellyby, they were going to have their secretary's portrait painted and presented to his mother-in-law, whose deep devotion to him was well known, they were going to get up everything, I really believe, from five hundred thousand tracts to an annuity and from a marble monument to a silver tea-pot.†   (source)
  • Then the poor old gentleman revealed the whole truth to her—that his son was still paying the annuity, which his own imprudence had flung away.†   (source)
  • An annuity of five hundred pounds, chargeable on George's property, was left to his mother, "the widow of my beloved son, George Osborne," who was to resume the guardianship of the boy.†   (source)
  • He had reserved from his annuity his family papers, his library, composed of five thousand volumes, and his famous breviary.†   (source)
  • A thought comes over her which makes her blush and turn from herself—her parents might keep the annuity—the curate would marry her and give a home to her and the boy.†   (source)
  • "If you reach your home safely, leave Paris, leave France, and wherever you may be, so long as you conduct yourself well, I will send you a small annuity; for, if you return home safely, then"— "Then?" asked Caderousse, shuddering.†   (source)
  • The payment of Jos's annuity was still regular, but it was a money-lender in the City who was receiving it: old Sedley had sold it for a sum of money wherewith to prosecute his bootless schemes.†   (source)
  • Well, you have an annuity.†   (source)
  • The upshot of which caution was that she went to live with Mrs. Rawdon the next week, and had lent Rawdon Crawley six hundred pounds upon annuity before six months were over.†   (source)
  • And having laid out every shilling of his fortune on an annuity, Tom could afford to bear no malice to his nephews and nieces, and to have no other feeling with regard to his betters but a constant and generous desire to dine with them.†   (source)
  • …third part of the fortune of your mother, the late Mrs. Osborne and which reverted to you at her decease, and to Miss Jane Osborne and Miss Maria Frances Osborne); yet I am instructed by Mr. Osborne to say, that he waives all claim upon your estate, and that the sum of 2,000 pounds, 4 per cent. annuities, at the value of the day (being your one-third share of the sum of 6,000 pounds), shall be paid over to yourself or your agents upon your receipt for the same, by "Your obedient Servt.†   (source)
  • And the bulk of your fortune would be laid out in annuities on the authors or their heirs.†   (source)
  • Certainly not; but if you observe, people always live for ever when there is an annuity to be paid them; and she is very stout and healthy, and hardly forty.†   (source)
  • An annuity is a very serious business; it comes over and over every year, and there is no getting rid of it.†   (source)
  • That is very true, and, therefore, I do not know whether, upon the whole, it would not be more advisable to do something for their mother while she lives, rather than for them—something of the annuity kind I mean.†   (source)
  • I believe you are right, my love; it will be better that there should by no annuity in the case; whatever I may give them occasionally will be of far greater assistance than a yearly allowance, because they would only enlarge their style of living if they felt sure of a larger income, and would not be sixpence the richer for it at the end of the year.†   (source)
  • It has given me such an abhorrence of annuities, that I am sure I would not pin myself down to the payment of one for all the world.†   (source)
  • Twice every year these annuities were to be paid; and then there was the trouble of getting it to them; and then one of them was said to have died, and afterwards it turned out to be no such thing.†   (source)
  • I have known a great deal of the trouble of annuities; for my mother was clogged with the payment of three to old superannuated servants by my father's will, and it is amazing how disagreeable she found it.†   (source)
  • He therefore deprived him of his annuity, and recommended repentance to him on account of another world, and industry to maintain himself and his wife in this.†   (source)
  • As I have no estate, I am plagued with no tenants or stewards: my annuity is paid me pretty regularly, as indeed it ought to be; for it is much less than what I might have expected in return for what I gave up.†   (source)
  • When he settled the annuity of L50 a year therefore on Mrs Miller, he told her, "it was in consideration of always having her first-floor when he was in town (which he scarce ever intended to be), but that she might let it at any other time, for that he would always send her a month's warning."†   (source)
  • Partridge having now lost his wife, his school, and his annuity, and the unknown person having now discontinued the last-mentioned charity, resolved to change the scene, and left the country, where he was in danger of starving, with the universal compassion of all his neighbours.†   (source)
  • …first person with whom I took up my habitation was the mother of this old woman, with whom I remained concealed till the news of the glorious revolution put an end to all my apprehensions of danger, and gave me an opportunity of once more visiting my own home, and of enquiring a little into my affairs, which I soon settled as agreeably to my brother as to myself; having resigned everything to him, for which he paid me the sum of a thousand pounds, and settled on me an annuity for life.†   (source)
  • This letter, sir, I received within a fortnight after the irreparable loss I have mentioned; and within a fortnight afterwards, Mr Allworthy—the blessed Mr Allworthy, came to pay me a visit, when he placed me in the house where you now see me, gave me a large sum of money to furnish it, and settled an annuity of L50 a-year upon me, which I have constantly received ever since.†   (source)
  • She had, however, somewhat better success with Mrs Blifil, who was, as the reader must have perceived, a much better-tempered woman, and very kindly undertook to solicit her brother to restore the annuity; in which, though good-nature might have some share, yet a stronger and more natural motive will appear in the next chapter.†   (source)
  • …man to the foundling child; from his great severity to Partridge, who, knowing himself to be innocent, could not conceive that any other should think him guilty; lastly, from the allowance which he had privately received long after the annuity had been publickly taken from him, and which he looked upon as a kind of smart-money, or rather by way of atonement for injustice; for it is very uncommon, I believe, for men to ascribe the benefactions they receive to pure charity, when…†   (source)
  • The stipend arising hence would hardly have indulged the schoolmaster in the luxuries of life, had he not added to this office those of clerk and barber, and had not Mr Allworthy added to the whole an annuity of ten pounds, which the poor man received every Christmas, and with which he was enabled to cheer his heart during that sacred festival.†   (source)
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