This strongly marked way of doing business
made a strongly marked impression on me, and that not of an agreeable kind.
You, Simon Nishikanta, won't put up another penny--yet your loan-shark offices are doing business
at the same old stands at God knows what per cent.
This was deducting five francs more than poor Adrienne got for the money she had expended for her beautiful lace, and for all her toil, sleepless nights, and tears; a proof of the commissionaire's scale of doing business
She showed him the secret of so many secrets that, for a moment, Colbert thought he was doing business
with the devil.
And, though ye've got the crookedest nose in New York City, I misdoubt that all the fortune-tellers doing business
could milk good luck from ye.
It was very unlike their general mode of doing business
, if they had; but still, as he had no particular wish to revive the rumour, he twisted his cap in his hands, and walked slowly from the table.
And yet I can't get out of doing business
with him--indeed, he is here at my invitation.
As I have grown older, I think I have had experience of some other houses doing business
on the principle of Spenlow and Jorkins!
As soon as breakfast was done, Willoughby disappeared over the vessel's side, carrying a brown leather case, shouting over his shoulder that every one was to mind and behave themselves, for he would be kept in Lisbon doing business
until five o'clock that afternoon.
Smallweed," says the trooper, gaining confidence as he proceeds in his soldierly mode of doing business
, "although you and I are good friends enough in a certain sort of a way, I am well aware that I can't ask you to let my friend Bagnet off entirely.
It is only such as we who never misunderstand each other," he said; "this is what I call doing business
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