In front of Brown's General Office building there grows a tiny plot of grass, and this, you may learn, is the only bit of green thing in Packingtown; likewise this jest about the hog and his squeal, the stock
in trade of all the guides, is the one gleam of humor that you will find there.
And it swung the valiant little company up to such a pinnacle of prosperity that its stock
went skyrocketing until it touched one thousand dollars a share.
They soon killed abundance of buffalo, and again laid in a stock
of winter provisions.
If the stock
had not been old and overcrowded, the Wax-moth would never have entered; but where bees are too thick on the comb there must be sickness or parasites.
Generally, it is to be foreseen that the population of a kingdom (especially if it be not mown down by wars) do not exceed the stock
of the kingdom, which should maintain them.
So he sat down, and the fox began to run, and away they went over stock
and stone so quick that their hair whistled in the wind.
It has become a pressing necessity for us to renew our stock
of provisions, since we had to sacrifice nearly all the old lot.
He's on the Stock
Exchange, and he's a typical broker.
I never knew anyone who made money on the Stock
Exchange," she said.
They were agents for several obscure makes of bicycle,--two samples constituted the stock
,--and occasionally they effected a sale; they also repaired punctures and did their best--though luck was not always on their side-- with any other repairing that was brought to them.
With regard to Stone Court, since Bulstrode wished to retain his hold on the stock
, and to have an arrangement by which he himself could, if he chose, resume his favorite recreation of superintendence, Caleb had advised him not to trust to a mere bailiff, but to let the land, stock
, and implements yearly, and take a proportionate share of the proceeds.
This purely fictitious state of the market was bound shortly to pass, and Ward Valley was not to be induced to change the even tenor of its way by any insane stock