I am but a simple butcher, and to Nottingham am I going, my flesh to sell.
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.
But come, tell me for what price thou wilt sell me all of thy meat and thy horse and cart.
At four marks do I value meat, cart, and mare," quoth the Butcher, "but if I do not sell all my meat I will not have four marks in value.
Besides--the candles which they sell
behave very strangely in warm weather.
But you do not intend to sell
your diamonds, I suppose, madame?
It was not fair to ask him to sell
out when everything was at its worst, and the little he had he felt that his duty to himself made it necessary for him to keep in case of illness.
They'll loudly talk of Christ's reward, And bind his image with a cord, And scold, and swing the lash abhorred, And sell their brother in the Lord To handcuffed heavenly union.
He who sells my sister, for purposes of prostitution, stands forth as the pi- ous advocate of purity.
none that I could well spare; to tell the truth, it's only hard necessity makes me willing to sell
Then give me a letter to him, and tell him to sell
out without an instant's delay, perhaps even now I shall arrive too late.
Not only did he own the dump, but he owned the brick factory as well, and first he took out the clay and made it into bricks, and then he had the city bring garbage to fill up the hole, so that he could build houses to sell
to the people.