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Lend

To provide money temporarily on the condition that it or its equivalent will be returned, often with an interest fee.
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With bills, as you correctly state, I'm punctuality itself: A man may surely claim his dues: But, when there's money to be lent, A man must be allowed to choose Such times as are convenient!'
The governor lowered the staff, and as he did so the old man who had the stick handed it to the other old man to hold for him while he swore, as if he found it in his way; and then laid his hand on the cross of the staff, saying that it was true the ten crowns that were demanded of him had been lent him; but that he had with his own hand given them back into the hand of the other, and that he, not recollecting it, was always asking for them.
My last visit had been to return the book she had lent me; and then it was that, in casually discussing the poetry of Sir Walter Scott, she had expressed a wish to see 'Marmion,' and I had conceived the presumptuous idea of making her a present of it, and, on my return home, instantly sent for the smart little volume I had this morning received.
Jo Schafer of Yakima, Washington says her most meaningful Lent came when she realized "giving up" stuff wasn't the point.
From 1997 to 1998, the total number of borrowers of CFS Bank in LMI areas in New Jersey and New York increased approximately 380 percent, while total dollars lent increased from approximately $26.6 million to $80.1 million.
THE TITLE CAUGHT MY EYE, "YOUR LAST LENT." OH, I thought to myself, there is somebody trying to get a rise out of people, overstating the case.
Lent is 40 days of looking at our response, reforming it, deepening it.
Some 65 percent of readers said their best Lent ever was spent this way.
Many exit Lent with a reborn sense of respect for one another and for creation.
The author suggested in one of the chapters that Lent was a time to develop new skills and abilities rather than merely mortify and deny the exercise of favorite pastimes.
Olouma gave the counsel while speaking to newsmen on the observation of Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent season by Catholics all over the world.
The Ministry of Finance spokesperson further said that in the first phase they have received oil worth $100 million and oil worth $270 million will be lent in the second phase.