He knew that a debt to folly bears no grace, and was ready with his principal and usance.
But 'tis to much purpose to evade it; the common custom and usance of life will have it so.
He lends out money gratis, and brings down The rate of usance here with us in Venice.
The term "usance" is sometimes employed to express the period of running in foreign bills.
I'll lend no money gratis and bring down the rate of usance.