nabob- a wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient)
haverich personwealthy person- a person who possesses great material wealth
nobtoff- informal term for an upper-class or wealthy person
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if he had his rights, and I want to help him to them.
gave a great feast, to which he invited many friends and acquaintances.
There is no regular system of taxation, but when the Emperor or the Bashaw want money, they levy on some
, and he has to furnish the cash or go to prison.
For perhaps they have heard some talk, Such an one is a great
, and another except to it, Yea, but he hath a great charge of children; as if it were an abatement to his riches.
He was not alone in his poverty; for the next morning, we must go five miles about to the house of what he called a
(Hector Maclean was his name), who had been a witness to our bargain and to my payment of the five shillings.
At the poor man people only throw a hasty glance; on the
was once on a time poor, it is then there is the sneering and the tattle and spite of backbiters; and in the streets here they swarm as thick as bees.
And one fine day, when the hollyhocks were in full bloom, he came back to Puddleby a
, to live in the little house with the big garden.
The last act was a triumph for the hero, poor and of the masses, the representative of the audience, over the villain and the
, his pockets stuffed with bonds, his heart packed with tyrannical purposes, imperturbable amid suffering.
And to those who are not rich and are impatient of old age, the same reply may be made; for to the good poor man old age cannot be a light burden, nor can a bad
, how rich not even his uncle had the least idea, and would have been surprised had he known.
who dressed in purple garments and fine linen and dined sumptuously each day.
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