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But be easy, be easy, this here harpooneer I have been tellin' you of has just arrived from the south seas, where he bought up a lot of 'balmed New Zealand heads (great curios, you know), and he's sold all on 'em but one, and that one he's trying to sell to-night, cause to-morrow's Sunday, and it would not do to be sellin' human heads about the streets when folks is goin' to churches.
within are shabby shelves, ranged round with old decanters, bottles, flasks; and in those jaws of swift destruction, like another cursed Jonah (by which name indeed they called him), bustles a little withered old man, who, for their money, dearly sells the sailors deliriums and death.
If anybody had ever said to me that I should sell Tom down south to one of those rascally traders, I should have said, `Is thy servant a dog, that he should do this thing?
O, missis, do you suppose mas'r would sell my Harry?
He who sells my sister, for purposes of prostitution, stands forth as the pi- ous advocate of purity.
There is now no other resource left but to sell your slaves and your furniture.
Do not therefore hesitate to sell me, and with the money you obtain go and establish yourself in business in some distant town.
Here he took from his girdle a well-filled purse, and continued, "I would fain be a butcher, this day, and sell meat at Nottingham town.
And, sitting down, he wrote a letter to his broker, ordering him to sell out at the market price.
He seems to be able to sell his pictures, so I suppose they must be good; but nothing could give him the right to patronize you as he does.
But come, tell me for what price thou wilt sell me all of thy meat and thy horse and cart.
In well-ordered States they are commonly those who are the weakest in bodily strength, and therefore of little use for any other purpose; their duty is to be in the market, and to give money in exchange for goods to those who desire to sell and to take money from those who desire to buy.
That the power of attorney, authorising the bankers to sell out the stock, and the various written orders telling them what amounts to sell out, were formally signed by both the Trustees.
Who sells his influence should stop it, An honest man will only swap it.
Geppetto makes Pinocchio a new pair of feet, and sells his coat to buy him an A-B-C book