Not some guy who sells you a six dollar wine in a half-full glass.
The smaller company exchanges its stock for stock of the larger system on an agreed basis, or sells it outright, and the bondholders of the absorbed line often have a similar opportunity to exchange their securities for obligations cf the parent company, which are on a stronger basis or have a broader market.
In the cultivated parts the land is so exceedingly fertile and productive that it sells for almost fabulous prices, and its value is still further enhanced by the discovery of manganese and copper mines in the basin of the Rion, and of the almost inexhaustible supplies of naphtha and petroleum at Baku in the Apsheron peninsula.
The grazier buys and sells cattle much less frequently than the butcher buys them, so that the latter is naturally more skilled in estimating the weight of a beast through the use of the eye and the hand.
A lb and sells the same quantity of May-June " futures " at 44 -d.
All water is metered and sells for 40 cents per thousand cub.
The rubber, if of good quality, sells at prices only slightly inferior to that of Para.
Usually the manufacturer sells either directly or through an agent to a merchant who sells again to the shopkeeper, but the last twenty or thirty years have seen a considerable development of more direct dealing.
In the market at Lhasa opium sells for its weight in silver.
Sells a certain Philipp Hardyng for 20 shillings.
The state maintained, however, that the proprietor who exploits and sells the produce of his land is not engaging in commerce.
At this writing, nickel sells for over $10,000 a ton—yet the core of the earth contains vast amounts, safely locked away from us.
At this writing, gold sells for more than $1,000 an ounce and, despite the frantic efforts of humankind, in all of history only about three billion ounces of gold have been recovered.
If you take something worth a dollar, spend an hour working on it, and your employer sells it for three dollars, no way in the world can you ever make more than two dollars an hour.
One afternoon, near the end of the first summer, when I went to the village to get a shoe from the cobbler's, I was seized and put into jail, because, as I have elsewhere related, I did not pay a tax to, or recognize the authority of, the State which buys and sells men, women, and children, like cattle, at the door of its senate-house.