Stocks are up, just at present, partly because of a brisk demand created by the recent return of the Sultan's suite from the courts of Europe; partly on account of an unusual abundance of bread-stuffs, which leaves holders untortured by hunger and enables them to hold back for high prices; and partly because buyers are too weak to bear the market, while sellers
are amply prepared to bull it.
Here Tarzan purchased a better mount than the one he had selected at Bouira, and, entering into conversation with the stately Arab to whom the animal had belonged, learned that the seller
was Kadour ben Saden, sheik of a desert tribe far south of Djelfa.
Pickup, employed in a lawyer's office, terrified us all by the information that a gentleman related to our venerable connoisseur had seen the Rembrandt, had pronounced it to be an impudent counterfeit, and had engaged on his own account to have the picture tested in a court of law, and to charge the seller
and maker thereof with conspiring to obtain money under false pretenses.
(a French horse-dealer resident in Brussels) had returned to Belgium immediately on completing the negotiations.
He is a seller
of pills and salves, very learned in humors, and rheums, and fluxes, and all manner of ailments.
This struck me as an evident custom, and a logical one--the seller
, who receives, the money, to wet a piece of it in the establishment where the trade was consummated.
ought to make a good profit when the chance comes in his way; and, after, all the goods are not yours until you have paid for them.
The chestnut seller
, turning up the collar of his coat, told him he should probably be moving shortly, as he thought it was going to snow.
They want that dirty ice cream, that they do know for certain," she thought, looking at two boys stopping an ice cream seller
, who took a barrel off his head and began wiping his perspiring face with a towel.
The door of the shop was the only means of entrance to the house in which Mr Verloc carried on his business of a seller
of shady wares, exercised his vocation of a protector of society, and cultivated his domestic virtues.
But I believe that this gentleman is a considerate and excellent master, who inherited his fifty slaves, and is neither a buyer nor a seller
of human stock; and I am sure, from my own observation and conviction, that he is a kind-hearted, worthy man.
Plornish, having been made acquainted with the cause of action from the Defendant's own mouth, gave Arthur to understand that the Plaintiff was a 'Chaunter'--meaning, not a singer of anthems, but a seller
of horses--and that he (Plornish) considered that ten shillings in the pound 'would settle handsome,' and that more would be a waste of money.