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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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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.
Just as those to be baptized entered into final and intense preparation during Lent, those to be reconciled were expected to do likewise.
If you want to get the full feeling of Easter then you have to go through Lent.
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.
Then, three years ago, Mike said, "Why don't we give up TV for Lent this year?
Lent did not start out to be either a preparation for Easter or 40 days in duration.
There wasn't much to it, except this question, "How would you live this Lent if you knew it were your last?
Lent is 40 days of looking at our response, reforming it, deepening it.
One of the best things I ever did for Lent was gaining the habit of going to daily Mass during the season," says Jean Blum, a habit that she stuck to faithfully throughout her younger years.
Many exit Lent with a reborn sense of respect for one another and for creation.