Her jewelry, no doubt, had long since gone to the money lender.
And this one money lender is one who, proverbially "has no soul."
Neither of these two men could pay his debt; and so the money lender let them both go free.
The firmness of Will's grasp and the steadiness of his glance had a quieting effect on the money lender's temper.
The money lender walked away with clenched fists, muttering to himself, and Michel lit his pipe again.
Then the smile that had vanished once more appeared, insinuating and benevolent, on the money lender's lips.
It may be surmised that this type of money lender is not enthusiastic over Negro education.
“I called you up to find out if you were in Clayton,” continued the son of the money lender.
So far, therefore, as this system is concerned, there is but one money lender for twenty thousand people!
The money lender will protect himself by stipulating for payment in gold, but the laborer has never been able to do that.