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Its price had been a napoleon, and a napoleon, just then, was a mint of money in her eyes.
Price seemed rather surprised that a girl should be fixed on, when she had so many fine boys, but accepted the offer most thankfully, assuring them of her daughter's being a very well-disposed, good-humoured girl, and trusting they would never have cause to throw her off.
You are too reasonable, monsieur, not to comprehend that our city is small, that the court is about to invade it, that the houses will be overflowing with inhabitants, and that lodgings will consequently obtain considerable prices.
It's only a person who should know for himself that would give me my price," she said with a certain dryness.
the young man asked; and since Miss Price replied only with a scornful shrug, he added: "But the point is, all schools are bad.
Miss Price, who is cultured, will remember the Latin of that.
The news of the dealing, however, had got about, and although derision was the chief sentiment amongst the brokers, the price steadily mounted.
Besides, when he can't work any more, an' ain't worth a cent, he'll be worth just a plumb million to me, an' if anybody offered it, I'd raise the price.
At certain times and seasons, these noblemen and gentlemen self-distrustfully strayed into the painting-room of a modern artist, self-distrustfully allowed themselves to be rather attracted by his pictures, self-distrustfully bought one or two of them at prices which would appear so incredibly low, in these days, that I really cannot venture to quote them.
If you say another word, John,' shrieked Miss Price, stopping her admirer's mouth as he was about to interrupt, 'only half a word, I'll never forgive you, or speak to you again.
There never was any danger,' said Miss Price, 'was there, Mr Nickleby?
In was bargaining for some wheat of him, and a pretty price In offered too.
Despite the coming of the automobile, the price of heavy draught animals continued to rise.
Well, I never saw such a game as that,' said the gentleman who had offered the razor, whose name appeared to be Price.
On the other hand, the proximity of an army causes prices to go up; and high prices cause the people's substance to be drained away.