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That evening the three made their report to the men--the thing was altogether as represented in the circular, or at any rate so the agent had said.
It proved to be a long mile and a half, but they walked it, and half an hour or so later the agent put in an appearance.
"Certainly," replied the Insurance Agent; "have I not been trying all this time to convince you that I do?"
The fact of my communication he would necessarily discover, when I gave the address to his agent in the morning.
The Excelsior Soap Company paid a very small return of any kind to its infantile agents, who were scattered through the state, but it inflamed their imaginations by the issue of circulars with highly colored pictures of the premiums to be awarded for the sale of a certain number of cakes.
whereas both these being related of their proper agent, constitute the truly marvellous.
And I see, Captain, you were right to make use of this agent that takes the place of wind, water, and steam."
Ashore he passed the last of the seamen with their bags, and, at the agent's, with the usual delays, put through his ship business.
INSURANCE AGENT: O dear, no -- we could not afford to do that.
Thousands of secret agents were rushed to the devoted city.
Thus Tragedy is the imitation of an action, and of the agents mainly with a view to the action.
For this purpose, as early as 1796, the government sent out agents to establish rival trading houses on the frontier, so as to supply the wants of the Indians, to link their interests and feelings with those of the people of the United States, and to divert this important branch of trade into national channels.