In Italy, people can apply for loans through savings banks, assurance companies and mutual benefit societies.
Campania holds the first place in the south, most of the savings of that region being deposited in the provident institutions of Naples.
His strong hand kept the inevitable strife of the parliamentary factions within due limits, and it was entirely owing to his provident care that Sweden so rapidly recovered from the wretched condition in which the wars of Charles had plunged her.
In the days of medieval abbeys, when the provident Cistercian monks attached great importance to pond culture, they gave the first place to the tench and bream, the carp still being unknown in the greater part of Europe.
They were the most relentless of all the warriors.