What was yet more to the purpose, he had been all his life a consistent scoffer at the Finsbury tontine.
"The Wrong Box" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
In the year 1789, the interest, exclusive of the tontine, was L9,150,138.
"The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume II" by Thomas Paine
At this date a new tontine was established in Paris.
"The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete" by Duc de Saint-Simon
By way of experiment, a tontine on principles stated in the report was also suggested.
"The Life of George Washington, Vol. 4 (of 5)" by John Marshall
Among these the most successful was the custom of receiving loans upon tontines.
"Continental Monthly, Volume 5, Issue 4" by Various
Still, some companies are making Tontine and Semi-Tontine insurance their specialty.
"The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 1, January 1886" by Various
Even the Tontine might rouse a student.
"Chimney-Pot Papers" by Charles S. Brooks
Today the site is occupied by a large modern office building, which still retains the name of Tontine.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
First Annual Concert of the Philharmonic Society given at Tontine Hall, Broadway, New York City.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee
Here he would sometimes lament his connection with the tontine.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 7 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson