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The operation was a hazardous one for the lender as well as for the borrower.

For you must know Rutilius, himself a lender, was bantering Musonius for being a borrower.

Detaining them in our possession longer than the lender had reason to expect.

The nation borrowing is servant to the lender, just as an individual.

A loan binds the borrower to the lender though he pay no increase.

The promoter of an enterprise on borrowed capital is practically but the agent of the lender.

This proverb does not confine the evil to the borrower like the proverb, "The borrower is servant to the lender."

It is customary for the lender to make no memorandum of the transaction.

And then he mentioned the lender's name: it was Madame Bordin.

That of the lender, who may be rich, or that of the borrower, who may be poor?

WORD ORIGIN

Old English laenere, agent noun from lænan (see lend (v.)).

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