Valuables


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Valuables

Items worth a significant amount of money. Valuables include things like jewelry, high quality furniture, and electronics. Some insurance policies limit coverage on valuables without additional premiums as they can be expensive to replace. Valuables are also called high-ticket items.
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And now having disposed of my most valuable property I hope all will be satisfied and not blame the dead.
When he was seen thus among his books and his valuables, amiably anxious to make his visitor comfortable, and moving about with something of the dexterity and grace of a Persian cat, Denham relaxed his critical attitude, and felt more at home with Rodney than he would have done with many men better known to him.
cried he: and my precious desk, containing my letters and papers, my small amount of cash, and all my valuables, was about to be precipitated from the three-storey window.
This seemed to Tarzan a splendid plan for safeguarding valuables.
I'll go and get my valuables for you," said Paulvitch.
At the further end was a long black buffet or dresser, thickly covered with gold cups, silver salvers, and other such valuables.
The answer--not to Kate's very great joy-- was favourable; and at the expiration of a week she betook herself, with all her movables and valuables, to Mrs Wititterly's mansion, where for the present we will leave her.
I heard also of an old lady who, at a dinner at Coquimbo, remarked how wonderfully strange it was that she should have lived to dine in the same room with an Englishman; for she remembered as a girl, that twice, at the mere cry of "Los Ingleses," every soul, carrying what valuables they could, had taken to the mountains.
Every dream proclaimed that one or the other of these valuables was lost; wherefore he started up as in a fever; and the first movement which his hand made, described a magic triangle from the right pocket to the left, and then up towards the bosom, to feel if he had them all safe or not.
For, as a general sends his baggage to the rear before an action, Rebecca had wisely packed up all their chief valuables and sent them off under care of George's servant, who went in charge of the trunks on the coach back to London.
But their success was not so consistent, and never so enormous as people said, especially the sufferers, who lost more valuables than they had ever been known to possess.
He might deposit the precious stone in any place especially guarded and set apart--like a banker's or jeweller's strong-room-- for the safe custody of valuables of high price.