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producing a sizeable profit

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I have found that a most pleasant and lucrative business, and, really, no trouble at all.
Consequently the distributors of earthly blessings in the shape of places, rents, shares, and such, were all his friends, and could not overlook one of their own set; and Oblonsky had no need to make any special exertion to get a lucrative post.
he stammered, utterly unable to imagine what lucrative opening his native city could offer to a young man to whom good conversation appeared to be the only necessity.
It is a lucrative source of emolument, and sometimes brings into the national treasury as much as thirty-five or forty dollars a year.
Some years before a Royal Charter had been obtained, and the profession was becoming every year more respectable, lucrative, and important.
This was the training he had received from Harris Collins, who, withal he was a sentimental and doting husband and father, was the arch-devil when it came to animals other than human ones, and who reigned in an animal hell which he had created and made lucrative.
He was in the East India Company's Civil Service, and his name appeared, at the period of which we write, in the Bengal division of the East India Register, as collector of Boggley Wollah, an honourable and lucrative post, as everybody knows: in order to know to what higher posts Joseph rose in the service, the reader is referred to the same periodical.
Bumble was cunning enough; and he at once saw that an opportunity was opened, for the lucrative disposal of some secret in the possession of his better half.
With this view, he sent a special embassy, composed of great noblemen who had nothing particular to do, and wanted lucrative employment, to a neighbouring king, and demanded his fair daughter in marriage for his son; stating at the same time that he was anxious to be on the most affectionate terms with his brother and friend, but that if they couldn't agree in arranging this marriage, he should be under the unpleasant necessity of invading his kingdom and putting his eyes out.
I am told that pork-packing is the most lucrative profession in America, after politics.
KARACHI -- A few team owners in the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) are not happy with the attitude of some of their overseas signings, who they suspect are not going all out to avoid fitness/fatigue issues before the lucrative Indian Premier League.
How many of us in our past employment were allowed to make ourselves absent to pursue other lucrative interests, and to be paid a lucrative salary whether we turn up or not?
The hygiene products segment in the medical nonwoven disposables market is expected to grow at a lucrative rate of over 7% during the forecast period.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the food and beverage industry of Indonesia is regarded as a lucrative investment opportunity.
Summary: Trading giants Vitol and Glencore have won tenders to supply oil products to Libya's government until the end of the year in a move that rivals said was increasing their chances to snap lucrative deals to export Libyan oil next year.