Now a bag of remarkable clothespins, next, a wonderful nutmeg grater which fell to pieces at the first trial, a knife cleaner that spoiled all the knives, or a sweeper that picked the nap neatly off the carpet and left the dirt, labor-saving soap that took the skin off one's hands, infallible cements which stuck firmly to nothing but the fingers of the deluded buyer
, and every kind of tinware, from a toy savings bank for odd pennies, to a wonderful boiler which would wash articles in its own steam with every prospect of exploding in the process.
would nod or drop his whip, and that would mean a bargain; and he would note it in his little book, along with hundreds of others he had made that morning.
He showed me its pedigree, or its history, if you please; it was a document which traced this plate's movements all the way down from its birth--showed who bought it, from whom, and what he paid for it--from the first buyer
down to me, whereby I saw that it had gone steadily up from thirty-five cents to seven hundred dollars.
To the companies that sell perishable commodities, an instantaneous conversation with a buyer
in a distant city has often saved a carload or a cargo.
But I know not the trade, and would gladly sell the whole herd, an I could find a buyer
I am apt to think that a division of the duty, between the seller and the buyer
, more often happens than is commonly imagined.
These specialites in trade are of frequent occurrence in Paris, and form a pleasant bond of union between the buyer
and seller, which gives a particular zest to this sort of commerce, and not unfrequently a particular value to goods.
The disposition to gloat over homicide was in that miserable creature in the studio, the potential Jacobin; in that confounded buyer
of agricultural produce, the punctual employe of Hernandez Brothers, the jealous wretch with an obscene tongue and an imagination of the same kind to drive him mad.
As for the chopping of bargains, when a man buys not to hold but to sell over again, that commonly grindeth double, both upon the seller, and upon the buyer
2) Such supplies will be bought from them at such prices as seller and buyer
may agree on, and if a seller is unable to obtain a fair price he will be free to take his goods back to his village and no one may hinder him under any pretense.
Crushed was the artist, sorry for the denseness of connoisseurs was his wife, till the work was bought by a dealer for an anonymous client, and then elated were they both, and relieved also to discover that I was not the buyer
Gradually it leaked out that Scarlett Trent was the buyer
, and public interest leaped up at once.