But I could have wished you had told it me before you got your fright to- night, and I could have wished you had ever asked me as your partner what we were to do, before you thought you were dividing a responsibility.'
After being some time absent, as if in his covetousness he could hardly make up his mind to produce the treasure to his partner, he returned with an old leathern hat-box, into which he had put the other box, for the better preservation of commonplace appearances, and for the disarming of suspicion.
Everything there is regulated by resident partners
; that is to say, partners
who reside in the tramontane country, but who move about from place to place, either with Indian tribes, whose traffic they wish to monopolize, or with main bodies of their own men, whom they employ in trading and trapping.
And indeed everybody in the room looked with a smile of pleasure at the jovial old gentleman, who standing beside his tall and stout partner
, Marya Dmitrievna, curved his arms, beat time, straightened his shoulders, turned out his toes, tapped gently with his foot, and, by a smile that broadened his round face more and more, prepared the onlookers for what was to follow.
"But I'm not going to be your wife, thank goodness--only your partner
'Any request you can make--Except,' Clennam was quick with his exception, for his partner
's face was quick in suggesting it,
After a few days' further conference with this ancient friend, he brought me an account of the first six years' income of my plantation, signed by my partner
and the merchant-trustees, being always delivered in goods, viz.
As soon as I came to the ship's side, my partner
, who was on board, came out on the quarter-deck, and called to me, with a great deal of joy, "We have stopped the leak--we have stopped the leak!"--"Say you so?" said I; "thank God; but weigh anchor, then, immediately."--"Weigh!" says he; "what do you mean by that?
For God's sake, say no more of his partners
. O that he had sprained his ankle in the first place!"
If anything happens to your partner
here or in Buckomari, you'll have me to reckon with.
She was happy whenever she looked at William, and saw how perfectly he was enjoying himself, in every five minutes that she could walk about with him and hear his account of his partners
; she was happy in knowing herself admired; and she was happy in having the two dances with Edmund still to look forward to, during the greatest part of the evening, her hand being so eagerly sought after that her indefinite engagement with him was in continual perspective.
"You'd better stick by the sled," his partner
Redwood." The gentlemen he spoke of were the other senior partners
of the firm; for, as was always the case with legal associations of old standing in New York, all the partners
named on the office letter-head were long since dead; and Mr.
He came back to town in September to let his partner
go away, and Amy stayed on in the country.
IN THE COURSE of occasional visits to Canada many years since, I became intimately acquainted with some of the principal partners
of the great Northwest Fur Company, who at that time lived in genial style at Montreal, and kept almost open house for the stranger.