"Them curls may make a hundred dollars difference in the sale
Bulstrode had particularly wished to have a certain picture--a "Supper at Emmaus," attributed in the catalogue to Guido; and at the last moment before the day of the sale
Enterprising young housekeepers are measuring the looking-glasses and hangings to see if they will suit the new menage (Snob will brag for years that he has purchased this or that at Dives's sale
), and Mr.
The man who had brought me for sale
now put in his word.
But the sales
were enormous, ten times as large as Tabitha Twitchit's.
It was three-cornered, like a cut of cheese lying on its side: on the walls were pictures of women in corsets, and two poster-proofs, one of a man in pyjamas, green and white in large stripes, and the other of a ship in full sail ploughing an azure sea: on the sail was printed in large letters `great white sale
.' The widest side of the office was the back of one of the shop-windows, which was being dressed at the time, and an assistant went to and fro during the interview.
For the present, make me out a contract of sale
, payment to be made in four days."
There was no record of a later sale
to Alvan Creede.
He said nothing to her that night about the bill of sale
and the application to Mrs.
After having sought for a few minutes, he stopped at a leaf which had several notes, and compared them with the deed of sale
, which lay on the table.
On the morrow he would make out the bill of sale
and I could enter into possession.
And the idea that he might be let on by his interests, that he might seek a reconciliation with his wife on account of the sale
of the forest--that idea hurt him.