Not to mention all the people alive who have made inventions that won't act, and all the jobbers
who job in all the jobberies jobbed; though these may be regarded as the Alligators of the Dismal Swamp, and are always lying by to drag the Golden Dustman under.
He learned to know where to place his clients' money, which of the jobbers
would make a price in New Zealands, and which would touch nothing but American rails, which might be trusted and which shunned.
The august jobbers
assembled at Vienna, and carving out the kingdoms of Europe according to their wisdom, had such causes of quarrel among themselves as might have set the armies which had overcome Napoleon to fight against each other, but for the return of the object of unanimous hatred and fear.
I have been credibly informed, and am inclined to believe, that the various boards of directors of railway companies, those gigantic jobbers
and bribers, while quarrelling about everything else, agreed together some ten years back to buy up the learned profession of medicine, body and soul.
It belonged to a job- master in a small way, who drove it himself, and who jobbed it by the day, or hour, to most of the old ladies in Hampton Court Palace; but it was a point of ceremony, in that encampment, that the whole equipage should be tacitly regarded as the private property of the jobber
for the time being, and that the job-master should betray personal knowledge of nobody but the jobber
In surgery, having the least experience, and it being a business that spoke directly to the senses, he was most apt to distrust his own powers; but he had applied oils to several burns, cut round the roots of sundry defective teeth, and sewed up the wounds of numberless wood choppers, with considerable Ã©clat, when an unfortunate jobber
suffered a fracture of his leg by the tree that he had been felling.
The new products are designed to connect manufacturers with the entire aftermarket distribution system, including traditional and specialty warehouses, jobbers
, retailers, service providers and new car and truck dealers.
US Oil Week, however, was aimed at oil jobbers
, the middlemen.
refiners also market gasoline through independent wholesale distributors, called jobbers
. These jobbers
often own their own tanker trucks and can shop around for the lowest price among the various refiners.
About 600 major manufacturers such as Genuine Parts and Federal-Mogul feed parts into a network that includes 80,000 jobbers
such as Snap-on Tools.
"Several years ago, if anyone could point at one part of the market that would suffer [in a slow economy], everyone thought it would be the jobbers
. But they have defied those odds," said Shearin.