I entreat you to reflect, madame; for if you force the sale
, you will lose a hundred thousand francs.
I said that three witnesses amply established any case, but as yet, I said, the Hajji had not offered his slaves for sale
It was three-cornered, like a cut of cheese lying on its side: on the walls were pictures of women in corsets, and two poster-proofs, one of a man in pyjamas, green and white in large stripes, and the other of a ship in full sail ploughing an azure sea: on the sail was printed in large letters `great white sale
Bulstrode had particularly wished to have a certain picture--a "Supper at Emmaus," attributed in the catalogue to Guido; and at the last moment before the day of the sale
Encouraged by his several small sales
, Martin went back to hack- work.
There was no record of a later sale
to Alvan Creede.
On the morrow he would make out the bill of sale
and I could enter into possession.
Between eight o'clock and midnight one optician in Jones'-Fall Street made his fortune by the sale
As there was no inn in the place, I was obliged to ask the curate for a bed, he being in possession, for the time being, of this house, then offered for sale
Thus it happened to poor Tom; who was no sooner pardoned for selling the horse, than he was discovered to have some time before sold a fine Bible which Mr Allworthy gave him, the money arising from which sale
he had disposed of in the same manner.
I got this box at old Dives's sale
," Pincher says, handing it round, "one of Louis XV's mistresses-- pretty thing, is it not?
And the idea that he might be let on by his interests, that he might seek a reconciliation with his wife on account of the sale
of the forest--that idea hurt him.
Separating these, the board and trestles became a counter, the basket supplied the few small lots of fruit and sweets that he offered for sale
upon it and became a foot-warmer, the unfolded clothes-horse displayed a choice collection of halfpenny ballads and became a screen, and the stool planted within it became his post for the rest of the day.
Tulliver, still confident that he should gain his suit, and finding it eminently inconvenient to raise the said sum until that desirable issue had taken place, had rashly acceded to the demand that he should give a bill of sale
on his household furniture and some other effects, as security in lieu of the bond.
But the sales
were enormous, ten times as large as Tabitha Twitchit's.