The little account, about which we quarreled and finally parted, cannot, in any item, be thought overcharged, by gentlemen really conversant with the nature of the business
. Upon this point, however, I feel a degree of proud satisfaction in permitting the reader to judge for himself.
He had done his part, and it now remained for men of different abilities to take up his telephone and adapt it to the uses and conditions of the business world.
He decided that the time had come to organize the business, so he created a simple agreement which he called the "Bell Telephone Association." This agreement gave Bell, Hubbard and Sanders a three-tenths interest apiece in the patents, and Watson one-tenth.
A disheartening series of rebuffs slowly forced the truth in upon Sanders's mind that the business world refused to accept the telephone as an article of commerce.
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.
Guest and you, sir; of course I feel the most indebted to you , who first took me into the business, and have taken a good deal of pains with me since."
"He's taking to drinking, and they say he's letting the business go down.
It was told me by the Bank that the gentleman would explain to me the details of the business
, and that I must prepare myself to find them of a surprising nature.
Stated briefly, the business of the firm was of the widely miscellaneous sort.
The share of his partners in the business was of the most trifling nature.
The business men and financiers of the Pacific coast never forgot the lesson of Charles Klinkner and the California & Altamont Trust Company.
He tore the veils of illusion from the business game, and saw its nakedness.
For men's eyes are upon the business
, and not upon the persons; or if upon the persons, it is for the business
' sake, as fittest, and not for flags and pedigree.
In short, all the business of the country went through the Circumlocution Office, except the business that never came out of it; and its name was Legion.
You'll find out when the business passes through each of these stages by asking at both Departments till they tell you.'