How to compete with the Western Union, which had this superior transmitter, a host of agents
, a network of wires, forty millions of capital, and a first claim upon all newspapers, hotels, railroads, and rights of way--that was the immediate problem that confronted the new General Manager.
The Wekley farm wull soon be for sale, so the agents
be tellun' me," his wife remarked, slyly watching what effect her announcement would have upon him.
had already been favored with her instructions to pay the strictest attention to any commands received from Sir Patrick Lundie.
I wish, likewise, with all my heart, that Homer could have known the rule prescribed by Horace, to introduce supernatural agents as seldom as possible.
The only supernatural agents which can in any manner be allowed to us moderns, are ghosts; but of these I would advise an author to be extremely sparing.
They made the clothes, but they shiver in rags and ask you, the lawyer, or business agent
who handles your money, for a job.
It was in her handwriting that most of the old gentleman's former acquaintances were informed that he had become an agent for the Black Diamond and Anti-Cinder Coal Company and could supply his friends and the public with the best coals at --s.
The bills which Jos had given for the purchase of those unlucky horses were paid without question by him and his agents.
The fact of my communication he would necessarily discover, when I gave the address to his agent in the morning.
Affair of agent and sealed letter from seven to eight.
I had had confidential agents
trickling through the country some time, whose office was to undermine knighthood by imperceptible degrees, and to gnaw a little at this and that and the other superstition, and so prepare the way gradually for a better order of things.
While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place, devoted altogether to saving the Union without war, insurgent agents
were in the city seeking to destroy it without war-- seeking to dissolve the Union, and divide effects, by negotiation.
By Character I mean that in virtue of which we ascribe certain qualities to the agents.
Thus Tragedy is the imitation of an action, and of the agents mainly with a view to the action.
Between this British company and the French merchants of Canada, feuds and contests arose about alleged infringements of territorial limits, and acts of violence and bloodshed occurred between their agents