We are no longer his soldiers, since we have ceased to follow him; and he, on his side, is no longer our paymaster.
He will be paymaster, and you will conform to his wishes strictly as regards expense.
Maecenas with the humanists was almost synonymous with paymaster.
"A droll fellow that of the Paymaster's," they said of him in the town.
The Paymaster's rattan sounded on ...