Sentence Examples

  • In 1748, however, the company broke up, and Lessing, who had allowed himself to become surety for some of the actors' debts, was obliged to leave Leipzig too, in order to escape their creditors.
  • The payment of a debt is sometimes secured by one person, called a surety, who makes himself collaterally liable for the debt of the principal.
  • Richard de la Pole joined Edmund abroad in 1504, and remained at Aix as surety for his elder brother's debts.
  • 975) says "and let every man so order that he have a borh (or surety), and let the borh then bring and hold him to every justice; and if any one then do wrong and run away, let the borh bear that which he ought to bear"; and a law of Canute about 1030 says "and that every one be brought into a hundred and in borh, and let the borh hold and lead him to every plea."
  • No man was entitled to seize unless he owned, or had a surety who owned, sufficient property for indemnity or adjustment in case the seizure should be found to have been wrongful.

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