* A few years since the annual charge for a cab license was very much reduced, and the difference between the six and seven days' cabs was abolished.
"Oh!" said the other, "I did not know yours was a six-days' cab; but of course it would be very easy to alter your license. I would see that you did not lose by it; the fact is, Mrs.
"I should be glad to oblige the lady, sir, but I had a seven-days' license once, and the work was too hard for me, and too hard for my horses.
These licenses were granted in writing by the governor-general, and at first were given only to persons of respectability; to gentlemen of broken fortunes; to old officers of the army who had families to provide for; or to their widows.
It became the great interior mart and place of deposit, and some of the regular merchants who prosecuted the trade in person, under their licenses, formed establishments here.
But hurried on by the precipitancy of youth, and having his imperial majesty's license
to pay my attendance upon the emperor of Blefuscu, I took this opportunity, before the three days were elapsed, to send a letter to my friend the secretary, signifying my resolution of setting out that morning for Blefuscu, pursuant to the leave I had got; and, without waiting for an answer, I went to that side of the island where our fleet lay.
Did I tell you that I'd taken out a recruiting license for the Martha?
"The licenses for the Flibberty and the Emily don't allow for one hundred and fifty.
Before Josie had told the news Anne's highest pinnacle of aspiration had been a teacher's provincial license
, First Class, at the end of the year, and perhaps the medal!
When he had said thus he comes upstairs, and I was by that time come out of my room; so he tells me the minister was below, and that he had talked with him, and that upon showing him the license
, he was free to marry us with all his heart, 'but he asks to see you'; so he asked if I would let him come up.
Therefore he did not dare to shoulder the risk of constructing a second system of wires, and at last consented to give licenses to private companies.
In order to compel competition, according to the academic theories of the day, licenses were given to thir- teen private companies.