Sparta, Athens, Rome, and Carthage were all republics; two of them, Athens and Carthage, of the commercial kind.
Carthage, though a commercial republic, was the aggressor in the very war that ended in her destruction.
The wars of these two last-mentioned nations have in a great measure grown out of commercial considerations, -- the desire of supplanting and the fear of being supplanted, either in particular branches of traffic or in the general advantages of trade and navigation, and sometimes even the more culpable desire of sharing in the commerce of other nations without their consent.
It is a degrading confession to make; but I remember wishing I was not so highly connected, and absolutely thinking that the life of a commercial
traveler would have suited me exactly, if I had not been a poor g entleman.
As to the principal partners, or agents, who resided in Montreal and Quebec, they formed a kind of commercial
aristocracy, living in lordly and hospitable style.
As we have proved our loyalty to you in the past, nursing your children, watching by the sick-bed of your mothers and fathers, and often following them with tear-dimmed eyes to their graves, so in the future, in our humble way, we shall stand by you with a devotion that no foreigner can approach, ready to lay down our lives, if need be, in defence of yours, interlacing our industrial, commercial, civil, and religious life with yours in a way that shall make the interests of both races one.
To all these communications I replied that my life-work was at Tuskegee; and that whenever I spoke it must be in the interests of Tuskegee school and my race, and that I would enter into no arrangements that seemed to place a mere commercial value upon my services.
Here is my commercial library: Daybook, Ledger, Book of Districts, Book of Letters, Book of Remarks, and so on.
Although Captain Wragge's inborn sense of order was in him -- as it is in others -- a sense too inveterately mechanical to exercise any elevating moral influence over his actions, it had produced its legitimate effect on his habits, and had reduced his rogueries as strictly to method and system as if they had been the commercial transactions of an honest man.
Fortified by these sound principles, enlightened by the stores of written information in my commercial library, I have ranged through the population for years past, and have raised my charitable crops with the most cheering success.
may be easy for a distracted television viewer to miss but the Screen Actors Guild wants to make sure commercial
actors never miss out on a paycheck for appearing in them.
In 1954, the company landed a large contract to produce animated commercials
for Libby's National Movie Night on CBC.
Garcia saw a commercial
for Winterfresh breath-freshener strips asking viewers to submit their own commercials
for the company.
Respondents were asked to use their mouse on a sliding scale to choose from a list of emotions and indicate the one description that best reflected their feeling when viewing the commercials
Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists have been on strike since May 1 over the contract that governs the production of TV and radio commercials