I started a drygoods store on Market Square, and I prospered well.
It was his idea that I was at a loose end, and that he would do me a good turn by offering me a clerkship in a drygoods store.
This was the best store we had come across yet; it had everything in it, in small quantities, from anvils and drygoods
all the way down to fish and pinchbeck jewelry.
There was empty drygoods
boxes under the awnings, and loafers roosting on them all day long, whittling them with their Barlow knives; and chawing tobacco, and gaping and yawning and stretching -- a mighty ornery lot.
If you ever perceive a man setting up as a merchant or a manufacturer, or going into the cotton or tobacco trade, or any of those eccentric pursuits; or getting to be a drygoods
dealer, or soap-boiler, or something of that kind; or pretending to be a lawyer, or a blacksmith, or a physician -- any thing out of the usual way -- you may set him down at once as a genius, and then, according to the rule-of-three, he's an ass.
Groceries, toy-shops, drygoods
stores, with their immense panes of plate-glass, their gorgeous fixtures, their vast and complete assortments of merchandise, in which fortunes had been invested; and those noble mirrors at the farther end of each establishment, doubling all this wealth by a brightly burnished vista of unrealities
He had by this time climbed up from his bottle-washing to be a clerk in a drygoods
store in Washington; but he was still poor and as unpractical as most in- ventors.
The company offers tropical and coldwater aquarium fish, saltwater fish and invertebrates, marine corals and live rock, aquatic plants, amphibians, reptiles, small animals, drygoods
, live food, and testers.
Sugar beets add an appley sweetness and complexity; the use of oak hearkens back to when the illicit spirit was hidden in drygoods
barrels; there is no char to the oak and the spirit is clear.
Bardwil Linens included bamboo towels in its new Kitchen Drygoods
collection, a line of basics in nine solid colors.