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... on mortgage—not a profit by any means. 74. Not a profit, as the ancients truly
saw, and . showed in the type of Ixion;–for capital is the head, or fountain head, of
wealth—the “well-head" of wealth, as the clouds are the well-heads of rain: but “.
wealth, as the clouds are the well-heads of rain: but when clouds are without
water, and only beget clouds, they issue in wrath at last, instead of rain, and in
lightning instead of harvest; whence Ixion is said first to have invited his guests to
IoS, note). “The requiter "will exact the repayment of the loan at the borrower's
death, a mortgage being the first charge on the estate of the dead borrower. 74.
The type of Ixion. In the myth Ixion promised his father-in-law to give him the
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I saw this in a charity shop and bought it solely because it contains his wonderful fairy tale, "The King of the Golden River". I will, I'm afraid, skip the essays on art, architecture, and culture ... Read full review