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saver

a person, company or institution who sets aside a proportion of current income by forgoing immediate spending on consumption. See SAVINGS.
References in classic literature ?
All- all expired save thee- save less than thou: Save only the divine light in thine eyes- Save but the soul in thine uplifted eyes.
That is not what I mean," said the Highwayman; "you cannot save your money by giving up your life.
Not so, father Cedric,'' said Athelstane, grasping his hand, for, when roused to think or act, his deeds and sentiments were not unbecoming his high race ``Not so,'' he continued; ``I would rather remain in this hall a week without food save the prisoner's stinted loaf, or drink save the prisoner's measure of water, than embrace the opportunity to escape which the slave's untaught kindness has purveyed for his master.
If you will help us to save him I promise that he shall treat you all with kindness.
said the doctor; "we are near you, and we will save you now, as we saved you from the tortures of the stake.
agreed the Scarecrow, "and they work so splendidly that they have found a way to save Oz--to save us all
I did it to save Unc Nunkie, and thought I would not be found out.
From this they had to deduct their carfare, since the distance was so great; but after a while they made friends, and learned still more, and then they would save their carfare.
Like all others who were controlled during this fatal retreat by some powerful sentiment, he found a strength to save his friends which he could not have put forth to save himself.
The Wizard knew that if Dorothy's pet was found guilty and condemned to death the little girl would be made very unhappy; so, although he grieved over the piglet's sad fate as much as any of them, he resolved to save Eureka's life.
and she said, 'We came to save you, but I was tired, and couldn't keep awake, and fell off and hurt myself, and couldn't get on again.
Only a Frenchman could perform a great deed, and to save his life- the life of M.