Protest


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Protest

Instructions given to a collecting bank that drafts falling due for payment are to be formally presented to the drawee by a notary, who is to formally record any default.

Protest

An instruction to a collection agency to attempt to collect a certain portion of a default or other, unpaid sale.
References in classic literature ?
"Show me evils, such as you mention, in our own community, and I will protest."
"And I shall protest." The Bishop straightened himself in his chair, and over his gentle face spread the harshness of the warrior.
And if ever I regretted the death of my father and mother, it is now, and I sometimes think if my parents were living what a protest I would have aimed at them!
As to Sofya Semyonovna personally, I regard her action as a vigorous protest against the organisation of society, and I respect her deeply for it; I rejoice indeed when I look at her!"
"I'm afraid of those cows," protested poor Dora, seeing a prospect of escape.
Playmore--the second good friend, who had formally protested against the seizure of my husband's papers.
The inspector tried to protest, but Richard closed his mouth with an angry order to hold his tongue.
Collins readily assented, and a book was produced; but, on beholding it (for everything announced it to be from a circulating library), he started back, and begging pardon, protested that he never read novels.
The youth wished his friend to lean upon him, but the other always shook his head and strangely protested. "No--no--no-- leave me be--leave me be--"
He protested in a dulled way, keeping his eyes fastened on the mystic place of his intentions.
"Why do you call yourself unintelligent?" she protested. "You couldn't have got through your soldiering so well if you had been."
"Don't be silly," she protested. "For one thing, it is splendid to be a capable soldier.