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dividend
used in The Mill on the Floss

3 uses
  • He saw a possibility, by much pinching, of saving money out of his salary toward paying a second dividend to his creditors, and it would not be easy elsewhere to get a situation such as he could fill.
    3.9 -- Book 3 Chapter 9 -- An Item Added to the Family Register (8% in)
  • I'll stop in the old place, and I'll serve under Wakem, and I'll serve him like an honest man; there's no Tulliver but what's honest, mind that, Tom,"—here his voice rose,—"they'll have it to throw up against me as I paid a dividend, but it wasn't my fault; it was because there's raskills in the world.
    3.9 -- Book 3 Chapter 9 -- An Item Added to the Family Register (77% in)
  • "And you know I wouldn't pay a dividend with the first hundred, because I wanted to see it all in a lump,—and when I see it, I'm sure on't.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- Aunt Glegg Learns the Breadth of Bob's Thumb (24% in)

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