A certain amount of ill luck fell to every man, and he would trust to his excellent handicraft in the petty-cash book.
But what puzzles me is, what is to become of the petty-cash?
Louis re-entered the room, and as he did so Horrocleave shut the petty-cash book with an abrupt gesture.
He began to feel that he could rely pretty strongly on the cleverness of the petty-cash book.
All that day the sense of the coming ordeal haunted me, and even the custody of the petty-cash could not wholly divert my mind.
The petty-cash book and box were first delivered over, and without examination consigned to the safe.
And there was Louis staring like a fool at the open page of the petty-cash book, incriminating himself every instant.
But then he had always been jealous of Hawkesbury since giving up the petty-cash to his charge.
Whereat I rejoiced exceedingly, and, locking-up my desk, thought the keeping of the petty-cash was ridiculously simple work.
He owed seventy-three pounds to the petty-cash box, and he was startled and shocked.