As soon as the buyer
had paid the four cents, the Donkey changed hands.
He therefore proceeded immediately to castigation: and not contented with that he acquainted Mr Allworthy, at their next meeting, with this monstrous crime, as it appeared to him: inveighing against Tom in the most bitter terms, and likening him to the buyers
and sellers who were driven out of the temple.
Now, Mrs Merdle, who really knew her friend Society pretty well, and who knew what Society's mothers were, and what Society's daughters were, and what Society's matrimonial market was, and how prices ruled in it, and what scheming and counter-scheming took place for the high buyers
, and what bargaining and huckstering went on, thought in the depths of her capacious bosom that this was a sufficiently good catch.
There is no shadow of stability in the policy of an English Government, and the most sacred oaths of England would, even if engrossed on vellum, find very few buyers
among colonies and dependencies that have suffered from vain beliefs.
Soon in came buyers
, who paid him handsomely for his goods, so that he bought leather enough for four pair more.
They were (if you let the books of travel tell it) always so beautiful--so neat and trim, so graceful--so naive and trusting--so gentle, so winning--so faithful to their shop duties, so irresistible to buyers
in their prattling importunity--so devoted to their poverty- stricken students of the Latin Quarter--so lighthearted and happy on their Sunday picnics in the suburbs--and oh, so charmingly, so delightfully immoral!
He was now in a hurry to start, lest buyers from the town might forestall him in making a profitable purchase.
exclaimed Vasili Andreevich, uttering every word very distinctly and compressing his lips unnaturally, as he usually did when speaking to buyers and sellers.
They sat resignedly in their lonely studios, surrounded by unsold pictures which have since been covered again and again with gold and bank-notes by eager buyers
at auctions and show-rooms, whose money has gone into other than the painter's pockets who have never dreamed that the painter had the smallest moral right to a farthing of it.
The parks were green with new leaves and buyers
for the Western and Southern trade.
Careful, have I found all buyers
, and all of them have astute eyes.
They were jumbled together in a most unsightly fashion, in the middle of the road; to the great obstruction of the thoroughfare and the annoyance of passengers, who were fain to make their way, as they best could, among carts, baskets, barrows, trucks, casks, bulks, and benches, and to jostle with porters, hucksters, waggoners, and a motley crowd of buyers
, sellers, pick- pockets, vagrants, and idlers.
There were two buyers
directly, and more of the listeners plainly hesitated.
The shops sold goods that only poverty could buy, and sellers and buyers
were pinched and griped alike.
With this information, a buyer
can: a) agree with the seller's valuation and submit an aggressive bid; b) walk away from the deal if it is overvalued; c) consider options such as earn-outs to keep the seller with some "skin" in the game; or d) develop purchase price adjustments targeting the buyer
's specific financial concerns.