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If a man deal with another upon conditions, the start or first performance is all; which a man cannot reasonably demand, except either the nature of the thing be such, which must go before; or else a man can persuade the other party, that he shall still need him in some other thing; or else that he be counted the honester man.
AN Insurance Agent was trying to induce a Hard Man to Deal With to take out a policy on his house.
Then," said the Hard Man to Deal With, "why are you so anxious to have your Company bet me money that it will not?
Thurston, it is necessary to deal with me in perfect sincerity.
All vessels are handled in the same way as far as theory goes, just as you may deal with all men on broad and rigid principles.
But I do not propose to deal with Charles Strickland's work except in so far as it touches upon his character.
Still, beside, or only a little way beneath, such a picture of passing fashion, what Steele and his fellows really deal with is the least transitory aspects of life, though still merely aspects--those points in which all human nature, great or little, finds what it has in common, and directly shows itself up.