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Usage examples for remittance

  1. The reply was that his ingratitude did not surprise the writer- that he was a hopeless drunkard, a remittance man, whom the family had to ship off as soon as possible when our ill- judged kindness sent him to England. – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  2. You've got money, you got my last remittance didn't you? – A Protegee of Jack Hamlin's and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  3. I shall pack them up when my business with Abbey has come to a good conclusion, and the remittance is on the road to you. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  4. " At last came a year of unusual pressure; my remittance was delayed, but when sent was never acknowledged. – The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) by Charles James Lever
  5. I want to say to you that I do much appr- reciate, also, besides your kindness, all the money that you have paid, and- no, let me talk, please, Herr Doctor- and I must tell you that I shall write to- day to Germany for a r- remittance – A Tar-Heel Baron by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
  6. Cox and Piper waited with exemplary patience for the remittance the demands of the landlord, a man of coarse fibre, being met in the meantime by the latter gentleman from his own slender resources. – Light Freights, Complete by W. W. Jacobs
  7. The custom then was to pay the men as soon as we got the remittance from the owner, which was generally about a month after the ship landed her crew. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  8. My next remittance should be here by the third. – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford
  9. Once more, don't hesitate to write to me for money if you need a remittance – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger
  10. But I had not much faith in this remittance man. – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  11. If the merchants send eggs, butter, bacon, or anything of that kind, to people in Edinburgh or Glasgow, they get a remittance in cash within ten days for the amount of the goods sent. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  12. He made us a remittance which was four hundred pounds short of what we expected. – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. In the mean time I have been employed in engaging a conveyance from Holland, which is so unexceptionable as to enable me to demand with confidence an additional sum for the first remittance of specie. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  14. There will be no remittance in my case. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  15. And Sir Thomas 'll be ready enough to send me a remittance when I'm once out of this country." – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  16. Indeed, the boys found that not only were Belgians and French employed all through the country, but men of every nationality, from " remittance men" of England to Swiss and Cubans. – The Blind Lion of the Congo by Elliott Whitney
  17. On one occasion he returned to his room expecting with eager impatience the arrival of a remittance the proceeds of some small property which came to him by the death of his father. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  18. " The first quarter was paid, Sir Gilbert; but before I left the University, instead of the remittance I received a letter from my mother, desiring me to transmit a statement of all my debts to Stephen Corbold, Esq. – The Vicar of Wrexhill by Mrs [Frances] Trollope
  19. The colonial planets are full of that sort of remittance men. – Four-Day Planet by Henry Beam Piper
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