Towards the close of 1764 his rent was so long in arrear that his landlady one morning called in the help of a sheriff's officer.
Say, Plornish, though six weeks in arrear to my proprietor, declines.
Latterly things had come to such a pass that even the reduced stipends offered to the members fell into arrear.
The pay of the troops was long in arrear, and they were all mutinous and discontented.
On that property an arrear of upwards of eight hundred pounds had accumulated.
The pay of the soldiers got more and more hopelessly into arrear.
I exhibited the rental, showing only three quarters in arrear.
Discontent was already prevalent, for the pay of the soldiers was in arrear.
Miss Colza still continued to live there, and still continued very much in arrear in her contributions to the household fund.
The sailors of the fleet were months in arrear of their pay.