|Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.|
|A usurer, a miller, a banker and a publican are the four evangelists of Lucifer. Dutch.|| 1|
|He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor. Bible.|| 2|
|That usury is a sin some hold,|
But take for granted theyve no gold. German.
|To borrow on usury brings sudden beggary.|| 4|
|While with the silent growth of ten per cent.,|
In dirt and darkness hundreds stink content. Pope.