"I will give you four thousand pounds for a quarter share," Da Souza said.
I will give you five thousand for a quarter share. It is half my fortune."
Would the convention have been impartial or consistent, if they had rejected the slaves from the list of inhabitants, when the shares
of representation were to be calculated, and inserted them on the lists when the tariff of contributions was to be adjusted?
"Cole," said he, "I'd give twice my share of the damned stuff never to have put my hand to the plough; but go back I can't; so there's an end of it."
Then give up your share; the others'll jump at it; and Eva won't think the worse of you, at any rate."
Guest and myself to make some acknowledgment of the service you've been to us; and, backed by your general conduct and business ability, it has made us determine on giving you a share
in the business,--a share
which we shall be glad to increase as the years go on.
I bought some Spanish shares. The expulsion took place and I pocketed 600,000 francs the day Charles V.
Well, I sold my shares, the news got out, and I no longer sold -- I gave them away, next day I find the news was false, and by this false report I have lost 700,000 francs."
"The fact that I was buying upon information would send the shares up at once.
"I want you to buy five hundred shares from each of them.
Next day everything was up a little, and Macalister wrote to say that he had had to pay two and a quarter for the shares. He said that the market was firm.
He could not sleep at night; he bolted his breakfast, reduced now to tea and bread and butter, in order to get over to the club reading-room and see the paper; sometimes the news was bad, and sometimes there was no news at all, but when the shares moved it was to go down.