Sentence Examples


  • In Deuteronomy this law is not repeated, but a fixed seven years' period is ordained for the benefit of poor debtors, apparently in the sense that in the seventh year no interest is to be exacted by the creditor from a Hebrew, or that no proceedings are to be taken against the debtor in that year (Deut.
  • Here I am, proud as Greek god, and yet standing debtor to this blockhead for a bone to stand on!
  • It was formerly the custom in our village, when a poor debtor came out of jail, for his acquaintances to salute him, looking through their fingers, which were crossed to represent the grating of a jail window, "How do ye do?"
  • An inquiry into the debtor 's affairs is made by the Official Receiver and the debtor 's assets are realized and distributed among creditors.
  • This section specifies when the expenses of an attachment chargeable against the debtor may be recovered otherwise than from the proceeds of auction.

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