In this project I succeeded perfectly well at the first effort, and by the time I was fairly eighteen, found myself doing an extensive and profitable business in the Tailor's Walking-Advertisement line.
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.
He was not a man of wealth or business experience, but he was admirably suited to introduce the telephone to a hostile public.
This was the first feeble sign that such a novelty as the telephone business could be established; and no money ever looked handsomer than this twenty dollars did to Bell, Sanders, Hubbard, and Watson.
Ah, it's as well not to say that, though; for you'd pass for a good deal older, and age tells well in business
He seemed wilfully to mistake the word she had repeated, when he added, in a hurry, "Yes, customers; in the banking business
we usually call our connection our customers.
The native firms laid it down as a rule that they would decline to transact business
with any house in the trade which refused to grant them their privilege.
And if I have, my young friend," he said calmly, "what the devil business
is it of yours?
men and financiers of the Pacific coast never forgot the lesson of Charles Klinkner and the California & Altamont Trust Company.
The door of the shop was the only means of entrance to the house in which Mr Verloc carried on his business
of a seller of shady wares, exercised his vocation of a protector of society, and cultivated his domestic virtues.
Such a nursery of statesmen had the Department become in virtue of a long career of this nature, that several solemn lords had attained the reputation of being quite unearthly prodigies of business
, solely from having practised, How not to do it, as the head of the Circumlocution Office.
Sir," said the Man of Experience in Business
, "I should risk your anger by offering you one half the sum awarded.