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usury
used in This Side of Paradise

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lending money at an exorbitant rate of interest
  • That was the day.... and the night for another story, Pale as a dream and shadowed with pencilled trees— Ghosts of the stars came by who had sought for glory, Whispered to us of peace in the plaintive breeze, Whispered of old dead faiths that the day had shattered, Youth the penny that bought delight of the moon; That was the urge that we knew and the language that mattered That was the debt that we paid to the usurer June.
    2.3 — Young Irony (93% in)

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