What an inducement !

Hertfordshire Mercury, 4th March 1916

By Daryk A

In a case brought by a moneylender for recovery of money lent, Mr Justice Lawrence said: “This prejudice against moneylenders is ridiculous.  Either they ought to be abolished or they ought to be treated as human beings.  I can see no evidence that any inducement had been held out to the defendant to borrow, except the fact that the moneylender was quite a good-looking woman”.

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