Still, like a spreading ulcer, which leech-craft may not cure, Let your foul usance eat away the substance of the poor.
"Lays of Ancient Rome" by Thomas Babbington Macaulay
When the steed recovered, bold Siegfried took on a frightful usance in the fray.
"The Nibelungenlied" by Unknown
But 'tis to much purpose to evade it; the common custom and usance of life will have it so.
"The Essays of Montaigne, Complete" by Michel de Montaigne
Item, I have made you over by exchange with Benynge Decasonn, Lombard, 180 nobles sterling, payable at usance.
"Medieval People" by Eileen Edna Power
He knew that a debt to folly bears no grace, and was ready with his principal and usance.
"When Knighthood Was in Flower" by Charles Major
Yet though I had been joined wi' thee by amplest of usance, Still could I never believe this was sufficient of cause.
"The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus" by Caius Valerius Catullus
They have suffered this to become usance also.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
I'll lend no money gratis and bring down the rate of usance.
"A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties" by Charles Major
I have not wanted good words, and exceeding kind and regardful usance.
"Great Ralegh" by Hugh De Selincourt
The plea of long usance would avail him little; another fine would be imposed.
"West African studies" by Mary Henrietta Kingsley