I know nothing of where the pig was either bred or born; but he may have been the squire's for aught I can tell: you know this country better than I do, take my pig and give me the goose.' 'I ought to have something into the bargain,' said the countryman; 'give a fat goose for a pig, indeed!
I have much the best of the bargain. First there will be a capital roast; then the fat will find me in goose-grease for six months; and then there are all the beautiful white feathers.
The countryman stopped to ask what was o'clock; this led to further chat; and Hans told him all his luck, how he had so many good bargains, and how all the world went gay and smiling with him.
Sommers was one who knew the value of bargains; who could stand for hours making her way inch by inch toward the desired object that was selling below cost.
On rare occasions when she had bought a pair they were always "bargains," so cheap that it would have been preposterous and unreasonable to have expected them to be fitted to the hand.
Take away from the transaction the character of a bargain, and even $40,000 will do."
It shall never be said Thomas Thurston was so lost to himself as to bargain for a wife."
"I wish Rose would drive a bargain
with Will and Geordie also, for I think these books are as bad for the small boys as cigars for the large ones," said Mrs.
But the inclination for a run, encouraged by confidence in his luck, and by a draught of brandy from his pocket-pistol at the conclusion of the bargain
, was not easy to overcome, especially with a horse under him that would take the fences to the admiration of the field.
We lead a merry life, and no one leads a merry life for a farthing, so I will close the bargain with thee.
Thus the bargain was closed, but many of the butchers talked among themselves of the Sheriff, saying that it was but a scurvy trick to beguile a poor spendthrift youth in this way.
"Harkee, old trapper," said Paul, clearing his throat with a desperate effort, as if determined to give his voice a clear exit; "I have just one bargain to make, since you talk of trading, which is neither more or less than this.
"A small and trifling matter is it, to what I once used to offer in the way of bargain; but then it is the best I have, and therein not to be despised.
These gentlemen would do well to reflect that a treaty is only another name for a bargain
, and that it would be impossible to find a nation who would make any bargain
with us, which should be binding on them ABSOLUTELY, but on us only so long and so far as we may think proper to be bound by it.
For when a man's stock is come to that, that he can expect the prime of markets, and overcome those bargains
, which for their greatness are few men's money, and be partner in the industries of younger men, he cannot but increase mainly.