References in classic literature ?
"Well, well, as I was sayin', if you like to join me wi' twenty pounds, you can--I'll make it fifty.
I didn't mean to be disrespectful, and I spoke as polite as I could; but I can give in to no man, if he wants to make it out as I'm trying to overreach him.
"But wouldn't you like to wait just another year, and make it four thousand?