Origin of usurious
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Merkley, as it happens, is from Delaware, where the banks holding this usurious debt are located.
When it came to Haiti, France was first a brutal colonizer, and then a usurious bully.
Again, it is charged, or rather insinuated, that officers of the Bank have loaned money at usurious rates of interest.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume One|Abraham Lincoln
But, for this advance of kindness, it usually exacts a most usurious return in the end.Early Reviews of English Poets|John Louis Haney
Thus he draws from capital which he does not possess, usurious interest, out of all proportion with the capital he actually owns.Socialism|John Stuart Mill
This was charged up against him to be paid for later at usurious interest.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13|Elbert Hubbard
Along the walls hung a score of mediocre portraits, the handiwork of the usurious limner John Watson and his compatriot Hessilius.The ghosts of their ancestors|Weymer Jay Mills