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people engaged in trade

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Palfrey had been losing money of late years, not being able quite to recover his feet after the terrible murrain which forced him to borrow, his family were far from considering themselves on the same level even as the old-established tradespeople with whom they visited.
Spencer Whiles came of a family of successful tradespeople, and he was not used to such quiet magnificence as was everywhere displayed.
The time consumed in performing this process, and the further delay occasioned by paying small outstanding debts to tradespeople, and settling with the owner of the house, detained us till nearly noon before we were ready to get into the landlord's cart.
"Didn't you tell me this morning," he said, "that one of the tradespeople declared he had met Rosanna yesterday, on the footway to Frizinghall, when we supposed her to be ill in her room?"
It seems to me that writing letters to your tradespeople cannot be a very pleasant occupation."
The lower strata of the middle class -- the small tradespeople, shopkeepers, retired tradesmen generally, the handicraftsmen and peasants -- all these sink gradually into the proletariat, partly because their diminutive capital does not suffice for the scale on which Modern Industry is carried on, and is swamped in the competition with the large capitalists, partly because their specialized skill is rendered worthless by the new methods of production.
Two other little seats that belong to him he treats as retail orders of less importance, merely sending down the men and signifying to the tradespeople, "You will have the goodness to make these materials into two members of Parliament and to send them home when done."
The trumpeters sounded their spirited marches; the drummers signalized their strength; the streets were overflowing with soldiers, servants, and tradespeople. The Duc de Beaufort was everywhere, superintending the embarkation with the zeal and interest of a good captain.
Gus will now be competing against other tradespeople to reach the national final at Screwfix LIVE, in September.
Tradespeople are being invited to attend an open day to find out about opportunities for sub-contracted work on a new 50-unit housing development at Claish Farm, Callendar.
Tradespeople, from electricians and plumbers to general contractors and welders, make up a sizeable portion of the customer base for any hardware retailer.
Cleveland Police is investigating the report as part of Operation Strongbow which focuses on bogus tradespeople.
Checkatrade, the UK's trusted ratings site which holds reviews of 30,000 tradespeople, organised a blind taste-test to find the best bacon butty on the market.
These tradespeople that are members of trade associations included in the scheme can benefit from a USD100 discount on a set of 4 BFGoodrich All Terrain T/A KO2 tyres, while non association tradespeople can recived a USD70 discount.