Lucien started, as if the bill-broker had thrust a red-hot skewer through his heart.
"A Distinguished Provincial at Paris" by Honore de Balzac
At last Lheureux explained that he had a very good friend, Vincart, a broker at Rouen, who would discount these four bills.
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
The bill-broker was no fool; he saw now how the land lay; he followed her down the stairs, and tried to stammer excuses.
"Foul Play" by Charles Reade
The bill-broker's fair-tressed young wife whispered of curiosity concerning him to Nataly.
"One of Our Conquerors, Complete" by George Meredith
There are two descriptions of "bill brokers," but the class bearing that designation purely deal with domestic bills only.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXII." by Various
They gave me all the information in their power, and introduced me to Mr. Halford's agent, a bill-broker, 46, Wall-street.
"Journal of a Voyage across the Atlantic" by George Moore
Abud & Son, bill-brokers, London, i.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
When acting thus the bill-broker is not a broker at all, as he deals as principal and does not act as agent.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Two bill-brokers had stopped; two others were paralyzed.
"Lord George Bentinck A Political Biography" by Benjamin Disraeli
Bills drawn by importers against commodities placed in brokers' hands for sale.
"Up To Date Business" by Various
Another source of expense was the commissions paid to brokers for buying bills on the exchange.
"Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison" by Austin Biron Bidwell
Bill brokers would only allow one-and-a-half per cent.
"Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign" by John Ashton
Then the broker put his hand in his vest pocket, and passed over several bank bills.
"The Missing Tin Box" by Arthur M. Winfield
Another widely used resource is the calling of loans made to bill brokers or discount houses.
"Banking" by William A. Scott
There 's no credit in belonging to a Parliament brought down to the meridian of soap-boilers and bankrupt bill-brokers.
"That Boy Of Norcott's" by Charles James Lever
The bill broker will discount these bills at, say, 4 per cent.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
The illustration of the bill-broker is particularly apt.
"The Place of Science in Modern Civilisation and Other Essays" by Thorstein Veblen
Were you obliged to exchange bills with any of the brokers, as I directed, to get the gold?
"Fashion and Famine" by Ann S. Stephens