He should lose the tontine, and with that the last hope of his seven thousand eight hundred pounds.
When it was discovered that Loka was nowhere in the immediate vicinity, tontine was furious.
The suspense over, tontine began to cry; that followed naturally, of course.
They were to shut the gates of the tontine, and barricade them with the coaches.
And he thrust the paper back at Jacob Dolph, and made for the tontine and the society of sensible men.
tontine in the French finances, what, with the derivation of the name, 390.
We've started a Nirvana Club in our neighbourhood on the tontine principle.
I have not only not gained the tontine—I have lost the leather business!'
tontine began to grumble at once when she discovered that Loka was not at hand to receive them on their return.
"I'll saddle the hoss an' go see, tontine," interposed Baptiste, who was beginning to share his wife's uneasiness.
1765, from French tontine, named for Lorenzo Tonti, Neapolitan banker who in 1653 first proposed this method of raising money.