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  • I mean, I could still have my business in town.

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  • She'd need that time to settle her business and pack her things.

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  • In business transactions Alex was frugal with his money, but when it came to his family, he was generous.

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  • I have to take care of some... business and then I'll meet you there.

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  • It was none of her business and she certainly didn't want to hurt Mary's feelings.

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  • It's none of my business how you run this outfit.

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  • I must be on my way, as business calls.

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  • Jacquot's business was to sell charcoal to the rich people in the city.

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  • Apparently the horse knew the rider meant business, because it didn't act up again.

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  • Our business is to do our duty, to fight and not to think!

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  • It's a bad business, eh?

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  • This became a difficult task, as her publishers in Philadelphia had retired from business many years ago; however, it was eventually discovered that her residence is at Wilmington, Delaware, and copies of the second edition of the book, 1889, were obtained from her.

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  • Was she the business he had to take care of?

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  • It's rather stupid business, I think.

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  • Men who did not know when their visit had terminated, though I went about my business again, answering them from greater and greater remoteness.

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  • He remembered how carefully and at what length everything relating to form and procedure was discussed at those meetings, and how sedulously and promptly all that related to the gist of the business was evaded.

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  • I'm here on business and have brought my girls with me.

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  • This simple thought could not occur to the doctors (as it cannot occur to a wizard that he is unable to work his charms) because the business of their lives was to cure, and they received money for it and had spent the best years of their lives on that business.

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  • It's the business of us soldiers.

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  • What the Giddons did on their own land was their business, yet it left her feeling uncomfortable.

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  • As a general on duty on Kutuzov's staff, he applied himself to business with zeal and perseverance and surprised Kutuzov by his willingness and accuracy in work.

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  • My wife thought he should go or Howie should simply kiss his mother's hand, give an excuse of pressing business, and come back east.

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  • She included among her enemies the creditors and all who had business dealings with her father, and always at the thought of enemies and those who hated her she remembered Anatole who had done her so much harm--and though he did not hate her she gladly prayed for him as for an enemy.

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  • I knew when we started this business it was like I was in the backseat of Thelma and Louise's car hurtling toward a cliff edge.

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  • Electronic transfers mean the money of a government, business, or individual might be anywhere at any time.

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  • It's none of your business.

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  • My dad brought it home from a business trip.

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  • Betsy called in one tip from California on a business trip.

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  • The going back business; finding missing kids; sometimes seeing them hurt.

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  • I should not have come, but I have business, he said coldly.

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  • Millions will pour forth from there"--he pointed to the merchants' hall--"but our business is to supply men and not spare ourselves...

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  • The simple menu is great for travelers and business people on the go.

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  • He wasn't opposed to having it, but he insisted on sharing it in fair business - and with his wife, more or less.

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  • You know how stubborn you are about not doing business with dishonest people.

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  • She was attached to the arm of good-looking man wearing a business suit.

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  • The town was fairly large with a dozen or so business buildings on each side of the street but, as I said, most were closed.

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  • I asked her, as if it was business as usual.

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  • You'll have to develop some skill in reading people if you want to make this a business.

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  • Even in civilized corporate offices, professionals in business attire say their work tasks place them "down in the trenches" or that a certain "campaign" requires "guerrilla" marketing.

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  • They were very kind; but I could not help feeling that they spoke more from a business than a humanitarian point of view.

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  • I see these men every day go about their business with more or less courage and content, doing more even than they suspect, and perchance better employed than they could have consciously devised.

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  • I helped you, but all the same I must tell you the truth; it is a dangerous business, and if you think about it--a stupid business.

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  • There are over five-hundred guest rooms and seventy suites, as well as three ballrooms, a fitness center, lap pool, sauna and business center.

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  • Anyway, it isn't any of her business.

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  • In other words, it's none of my business.

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  • It wasn't that it was none of her business.

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  • He was certainly mysterious, even a little eccentric, but... what did she know about the business?

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  • None of this was any of Giddon's business.

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  • At any rate, it was none of her business.

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  • We'd discussed the possibility of conducting our business at other sites, should the need arise.

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  • So, we do a good business.

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  • If it was none of his business, why had she explained - given him proof?

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  • Later, we tried to get back to business.

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  • Groucho couldn't wait to leave and after a call-us-if-you-hear-anything speech, he handed out a business card to each of the Deans.

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  • He handed her a business card and left.

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  • And it's really none of your business anyway.

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  • Unless she stood up to him, she would never learn to run the business.

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  • He'd get over these butterflies about letting her run the business when he discovered she could do it without his direction.

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  • Iquique is a city of much commercial importance and is provided with banks, substantial business houses, newspapers, clubs, schools, railways, tramways, electric lights, telephone lines, and steamship and cable communication with the outside world.

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  • The reason for the decrease in the resident City population is to be found in the rapid extension of business premises, while the widening ramifications of the outer residential areas are illustrated by the increase in the later years of the population of the Outer Ring.

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  • For instance, if you think large corporation are greedy and evil, then when you read about how large corporations produce low-nutrition food or are putting family farms out of business, you will believe it.

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  • If you think "Western Medicine" is a business whose goal is to keep you sick to sell you medicines, you will tend to move away from genetically modified foods and favor organic.

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  • I have thought that Walden Pond would be a good place for business, not solely on account of the railroad and the ice trade; it offers advantages which it may not be good policy to divulge; it is a good port and a good foundation.

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  • They have no doubt that it is a damnable business in which they are concerned; they are all peaceably inclined.

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  • You ain't never poked around in my past and I've sort of kept my business close to the vest.

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  • All this business with her got me thinking about them years— courts and jail and stuff like that.

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  • Our talking about it is court business, too—it's violating your pledge to the court.

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  • Legally, we had no business going in there in the first place.

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  • She may be a first class bitch—but if there isn't a legal custody fight or the child isn't reported in danger or grossly neglected, it's none of our business.

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  • At least you live here in Ouray and have a business, even if Bird Song is only a year old.

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  • You're carrying this juror business too far!

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  • What ever happened to Bird Song's 'mind our own business' philosophy?

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  • We had no business up at the mine.

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  • Between that Westlake guy checking his stocks and his Internet auctions and now Joseph and his brother, I hardly get time to do my own business.

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  • After all, the whole business remained supposition—conclusions jumped to like fourth graders in a schoolyard hopscotch game.

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  • That's not any of our business, unless they trespass where they're not supposed to.

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  • This debate business was no problem when I didn't have an opponent.

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  • Fred's back to being upset over this jury business.

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  • They started the storage business as an investment.

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  • You'll be busy with this jury business.

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  • I've read all about that business.

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  • She wore glasses, a maroon business suit, and an all-business attitude to match.

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  • That's none of my business.

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  • All I could think of was Randy and how lucky we are that he's got his act together in spite of this business with Jen—how much better off he is than Billy— and Jen than Melissa.

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  • Who else had been staying at Bird Song throughout this whole business?

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  • Ralph's been dead for years and a son runs the business now.

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  • I told Fitzgerald to quit all this hero business so you don't have to worry about having to back up some cartoon story.

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  • Dean sensed Fred had finished his own web business before unhooking and was content to let the waiting line of users cool their respective heels.

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  • Then she added, If it was any of your business.

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  • The business of Martha's bones took a back seat to her present whereabouts and the touchy problem of Mr. Fitzgerald.

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  • Oh, I think you can trust her—on this business.

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  • I think the best course of action in this instance is inaction—let this business play itself out, at least for the time being.

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  • I had my fun kicking a little butt with the boys, but enough is enough—I have a business to run back home.

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  • He claimed that he had left Ouray "for business reasons" and had no idea Edith was pregnant.

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  • There's a lot more to this business.

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  • Weller added, "Maybe Lydia reported that business to Denver and that's why Fitzgerald got recalled."

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  • Maybe I should turn the whole business over to you now that you're back.

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  • You don't suppose she planned all that business with Fitzgerald just so she could run for sheriff herself?

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  • Dean stewed over the question as the business of Bird Song continued.

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  • I had to let him know I meant business.

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  • He was disheartened that Dean had no intention of running over to the crime scene, where Dean had no business whatsoever.

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  • So you tried to buy The Lucky Pup so you could cover up the whole business once and for all.

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  • I told him that was nonsense and he had no business drinking at his age.

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  • He acted very irrationally about the entire business.

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  • It struck her that his way of doing business was strange.

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  • I have no business with your mate.

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  • It was lunchtime, and the sidewalk was packed with people in business attire headed to the small bistros, cafes and other eateries lining the business district of downtown Atlanta.

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  • Sorry. New client brought in a dump truck full of receipts and needs his return done by close of business today.

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  • Gabe realized she was coming to see him for pleasure, not business this time.

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  • They'd never trusted one another enough to share, and their father made things worse by compartmentalizing the Council's business and pitting the sons against one another long before he was killed.

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  • While not privy to the Council's business, he assessed the appearance of their father at a time when Rhyn was struggling for control did not bode well for any of them.

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  • Katie looked to the fridge, where a small business card was stuck beneath a cartoon magnet.

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  • He wasn't ready to be dead-dead yet, not after all the time he'd spent in Hell and all the unfinished business he had.

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  • The walls were lined with blouses, formal wear, business wear, jackets, and other kinds of clothing, while displays of knit shirts, sweaters, jeans, and slacks spanned out before her.

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  • I.ve got some business to attend to with the other Immortals.

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  • Yes, but I have to object to Immortal business being carried out in the Sanctuary.

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  • Romas was all business by the time they rounded the corner; he even released Evelyn's hand and quickened his step into one that befitted a warrior prince.

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  • She went about her business and was about to leave when the door opened and two beautiful, tall women entered.

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  • No telling what tales their ghosts could spin and what unfinished business they left behind.

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  • Dreams is unfinished business.

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  • They're a big help in my business.

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  • Then, as soon as it was quite a while, she'd start the whole business over again!

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  • It's the base for a state-wide business of storage buildings named—get this, 'Shipton Storage!'

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  • Dean and his wife firmly stated, in close harmony, it was none of any of their business.

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  • It was business as usual.

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  • If this husband of hers is abusive and traced her charge slip to Bird Song that quickly, he means business.

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  • They dripped streams of water as soon as the sun began its business, the remaining moisture forming dragon-teeth icicles as soon as the cold air touched the droplets.

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  • If you're in the business, it goes with the territory.

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  • Once the details to that "caper," as Fred O'Connor called it, were settled, life and business at Bird Song had proceeded peacefully.

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  • I know the whole business isn't our concern, but the poor woman is staying with us and God knows she looks as if she can use all the help she can get.

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  • Dean had been concentrating on his business at hand, driving, and hadn't even glanced at the two cars.

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  • All the more reason for us to mind our own business.

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  • Are you going in the used clothing business next?

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  • Claire was a peanut butter blonde, gone grey, tall and well dressed, all business and definitely in charge.

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  • If it's anyone else she's meeting, it still isn't any of our business.

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  • You know and I know Fred's past is his business.

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  • Whatever is going on, it's none of our business.

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  • I don't mean monsters are chasing me but I have a deadline or there's some unfinished business.

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  • The space business doesn't seem to work but she might have used a character for a period.

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  • Fred had left a half hour earlier, to see Miss Worthington, about some business, or so he claimed.

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  • What's this business about my coins?

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  • The business didn't stop, although there was a lot of talk in the newspapers about closing down all the bars and clubs.

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  • The WCTU and Anti-Saloon League were active and the churches sure didn't like the kind of business going on in Ouray.

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  • The way I see it, we best get ourselves involved in setting this Shipton business straight.

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  • The whole business is hush-hush.

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  • If about eighty percent of your help left town maybe my nice country inn wouldn't look like Dillinger's hideout and we could get down to business and wrap this up.

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  • This here business is serious.

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  • We're supposed to be tackling this business in an orderly fashion, remember?

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  • If Shipton let her know he knew all the dirt on Annie's past, that might throw a kibosh on the whole business.

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  • We'd sure all be near the top on anyone else's list—anyone who was looking at this business objectively.

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  • The idea is as crazy as the rest of this business!

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  • That's the one time I've ever pointed my piece when I had no business doing it.

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  • I know, 'cause I checked you out when we had that business last year.

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  • He can kill himself if he's fool enough to want to but the boy has no business up there.

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  • So the whole business about Shipton lugging a dead body back to civilization was a total fabrication.

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  • And get away from the pressure of the hotel business.

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  • She knew he meant business.

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  • The inn needed the business.

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  • I feel like a shit about the whole business.

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  • It'll give him something to do now that the Annie Quincy business is over and the sisters are returning to Boston.

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  • I don't have any business asking you anything personal...about your friends.

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  • This whole business is getting curiouser and curiouser.

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  • That whole business is too depressing.

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  • Nor when she paraded up the stairs and gave the business to Claire Quincy.

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  • Dean rose and wandered out to the front porch but in spite of his sterling speech, and overwhelming wish that he could forget the Shiptons and all the grief they had brought him, he couldn't quite chase the unfinished business from his churning mind.

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  • The whole business with Annie Quincy leads up to a similar suicide.

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  • Now I'm just kicking myself for not figuring out the whole business earlier.

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  • I just wanted to put the whole business out of my mind, behind me.

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  • In a way, this whole business started with Annie Quincy.

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  • Finding women there meant the risk of seeing them again would be minimal, since they were most likely traveling on business.

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  • I promise I'll be all business.

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  • I think we just started a mining business.

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  • She wished she could share Katie's faith in her brother, but the only picture she could summons was a short, pale, overweight man with more brains for business than aptitude in mechanics.

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  • Not that it's any of your business, but he slept in the barn and I slept in my room.

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  • What do you mean; it isn't any of my business?

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  • Maybe he figured it wasn't any of his business - or he didn't want to know.

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  • Her heart skipped a beat as a lean figure in a business suit entered the room.

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  • They figure if it makes money, it must be a wise business choice.

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  • It's none of my business.

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  • I don't want any unfinished business cropping up later.

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  • Still, what business could survive without a person with final authority on decisions?

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  • No, meaning you should mind your own business - meaning this isn't your stable.

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  • What goes on between Carmen and me is none of your business.

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  • In fact, it wasn't any of her business.

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  • It isn't any of your business.

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  • No, it wasn't any of you're business when you thought you caught Alex and me, but it didn't stop you from making your nasty accusations.

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  • He's been on a business trip.

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  • Apparently his relationship with Lori was mostly business.

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  • Whatever their connection, it was none of his business.

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  • Other evenings were like this one, where he checked in and went about his business.

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  • This is the family business, as they say.

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  • What if this business with Katie changed him?

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  • Jeffrey Byrne, age 38, of 156 Maid Marian Lane, Parkside, apparently drowned in the early morning hours of Tuesday, May fourth while on a business trip in Norfolk, Virginia.

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  • Parkside's economy was less than spectacular, but at least it didn't require dependency on the fickle business of mines, steel or man­ufacturing for its fiscal survival.

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  • Dean remem­bered reading about Adolph Messner, a craftsman of the old school who was a stickler for perfection, if not business acumen.

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  • Jeffrey Byrne had telephoned home in early evening, his usual practice when he was traveling on business trips.

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  • He would leave the next day, after taking care of some business.

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  • You didn't like the way I dressed or the way I ran the business.

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  • Obviously she enjoyed the business part of it.

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  • I think I'll hire an extra hand – for things like this and for my part of this business.

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  • It wasn't her business – it was theirs.

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  • Ahead of him lay four weeks of uncharted business.

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  • Enough to know his proposal of marriage was purely business.

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  • It's none of my business, but they can't all be heaped into a pile, you know.

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  • His air of cool confidence was more than likely the result of frequent business contacts - one of Denton's colleagues?

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  • Your personal life is none of my business.

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  • She had been familiar with most herbs and their uses since she was a child, due to her father's business, but she had never actually seen the herbs growing.

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  • In any case, by noon all of her business was conducted except calling her father.

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  • Is the business still operating without me?

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  • She glanced at his muscular frame, trying to keep her mind on the business at hand - supper, wasn't it?

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  • Had he been instructed to keep everything strictly business?

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  • If you want to keep your business private, I'll mind my own.

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  • When Justin announced that he would be out of the state for a few days on business, she wondered if he was actually going back to talk to her father.

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  • I've got to talk some business.

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  • Your father is a successful business man, and according to Sylvia, Denton is destined for the same.

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  • It's none of your damn business!

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  • It's none of your business, Xander.

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  • They tracked him quietly and now were making it clear they meant business.

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  • Though the controversy went on, its most important result had already been achieved in the silencing of Convocation, for that body, though it had just "seemed to be settling down to its proper work in dealing with the real exigencies of the church" when the Hoadly dispute arose, did not meet again for the despatch of business for nearly a century and a half.

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  • Its trade also in books, hops, horses, and cloth is considerable, and a large banking and exchange business is done here.

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  • It would be a serious business to draw a Daltonian diagram for such a molecule.

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  • By his energy, industry and sound judgment he gradually enlarged his operations, did business in all the fur markets of the world, and amassed an enormous fortune, - the largest up to that time made by any American.

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  • The theory was that all the imperial business in Germany was supervised by the elector of Mainz, and for Italy by the elector of Cologne.

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  • Delaware is the seat of the Ohio Wesleyan University (co-educational), founded by the Ohio Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1841, and opened as a college in 1844; it includes a college of liberal arts (1844), an academic department (1841), a school of music (1877), a school of fine arts (1877), a school of oratory (1894), a business school (1895), and a college of medicine (the Cleveland College of Physicians and Surgeons, at Cleveland, Ohio; founded as the Charity Hospital Medical College in 1863, and the medical department of the university of Wooster until 1896, when, under its present name, it became a part of Ohio Wesleyan University).

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  • Her nights were spent in writing, which seemed in her case a relaxation from the real business of the day, playing with her grandchildren, gardening, conversing with her visitors - it might be Balzac or Dumas, or Octave Feuillet or Matthew Arnold - or writing long letters to Sainte-Beuve and Flaubert.

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  • After the disaster at Flodden he was completely absorbed in public business.

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  • He may not engage in any business.

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  • It is admitted that he conducted by means of agents a large business in timber in the Gangetic Sundarbans.

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  • He won the good-will of his employers by devoting himself to the improvement of their manufacturing business, and he kept his hands clean from the prevalent taint of pecuniary transactions with the nawab of the Carnatic. One fact of some interest is not generally known.

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  • The Oudh business was managed with less risk.

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  • He was destined by his family for the church, but entered business, and became a partner in a firm at Lyons for which he travelled in the Levant, in Italy, Spain and Portugal.

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  • The second brief visit, in 1647, partly on literary, partly on family business, was signalized by the award of a pension of 3000 francs, obtained from the royal bounty by Cardinal Mazarin.

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  • In 1268 he was lecturing now in Rome and now in Bologna, all the while engaged in the public business of the church.

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  • But he could hardly be said seriously to have oppressed the subject cities, and technically all the League money was spent on League business, for Athena, to whom the chief monuments in Athens were reared, was the patron goddess of the League.

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  • It is, therefore, his business to "be up."

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  • His duty is to see that business is transacted according to Presbyterian principle and procedure.

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  • The presbytery fixes the former for specific business; the latter is summoned by the moderator, either on his own initiative or on the requisition of two or more members of presbytery, for the transaction of business which has suddenly emerged.

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  • The synod hears appeals and references from presbyteries; and by its discussions and decisions business of various kinds, if not settled, is ripened for consideration and final settlement by the general assembly, the supreme court of the Church.

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  • Their peculiar business is expressed by the term" ruling elders."20 II.

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  • Their business was to supervise daily life, to warn the disorderly, and to give notice to the consistory of cases requiring discipline.

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  • The older part of the city and the principal business and manufacturing district occupies the low lands; the newer part, chiefly residential, is built upon the heights.

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  • Charles opened a small business as an apothecary in Dublin, and between 1735 and 1741 he began his career as a pamphleteer by publishing papers on professional matters which led to legislation requiring inspection of drugs.

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  • The whites who were responsible for the conduct of the blacks were warned or driven away by social and business ostracism or by violence.

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  • The results of these first experiments were not encouraging, owing mainly to the poor class of animals, but the exporters persevered, and the business steadily grew in value and importance, until in 1898 the number of live cattle shipped was 359,296, which then decreased to 119,189 in 1901, because of the foot-and-mouth disease.

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  • This council, which consists for the most part of business and professional men, is elected by universal suffrage, each canton in the department contributing one member.

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  • Regist?ation (enregistrement) duties are charged on the transfer of property in the way of business (fi titre onreux); on changes in ownership effected in the way of donation or succession (a litre gratuit), and 011 a variety of other transactions which must be registered according to law.

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  • He selects for himself a staff of civilians (the cab-met du ministre), which is divided into bureaux for the despatch of business.

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  • The head of the cabinet prepares for the consideration of the minister all the business of the navy, especially questions of general importance.

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  • The ordinary business of the ports was conducted in two courts known respectively as the court of brotherhood and the court of brotherhood and guestling, - the former being composed of the mayors of the seven principal towns and a number of jurats and freemen from each, and the latter including in addition the mayors, bailiffs and other representatives of the corporate members.

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  • Dr Phillimore's patent had a grant of the "place or office of judge official and commissary of the court of admiralty of the Cinque Ports, and their members and appurtenances, and to be assistant to my lieutenant of Dover castle in all such affairs and business concerning the said court of admiralty wherein yourself and assistance shall be requisite and necessary."

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  • The observance of such days was a bar to attending even to important diplomatic business or setting out on a journey Such nubattu days fell on the 3rd, 7th and 16th of the intercalary month of Elul, and were noted as the nubattu of Marduk and his consort.

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  • If the Sabbath involved abstention from all such business as recorded in dated documents and always fell on these days, then the 7th, &c., should show a marked falling off in the number of dated documents.

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  • In other cases the inclusion of documents relating to the temple business, payments of tithes and other dues, salaries to temple officials, and such ceremonies as marriages, &c., which may have demanded the presence of the congregation and were at least partly religious in nature, have been allowed to complicate the matter.

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  • Such business as did not profane the Sabbath according to Babylonian ideas cannot be quoted against their observance of their Sabbath.

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  • Most of these, however, reopened for business before many weeks.

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  • Its true meaning was not lost upon a business community that had had twenty years of almost unchecked prosperity.

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  • It required the chastening of adversity to teach it a salutary lesson, and a few years after, when the first effects of the crisis had passed away, business was on a much sounder footing than had been the case for very many years.

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  • The great task of adjusting the financial business of the Commonwealth on a permanent basis was one of very great difficulty, as the apparent interests of the states and of the Commonwealth were opposed.

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  • From its pleasant situation in a hilly, wooded district near the headwaters of the Cray stream, Orpington has become in modern times a favourite residential locality for those whose business lies in London.

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  • The business of the scientist is to explain everything by the physical causes which are comparatively well understood and to exclude the interference of spiritual causes.

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  • Barre is the centre of the granite business, and the region about Rutland, especially Proctor, is the principal seat of the marble industry.

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  • A married woman may hold her separate property, carry on business, sue and be sued the same as if she were single, except that in conveying or mortgaging her real estate she must be joined by her husband.

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  • Min was especially a god of the desert routes on the east of Egypt, and the trading tribes are likely to have gathered to his festivals for business and pleasure, at Coptos (which was really near to Neapolis, Kena) even more than at Akhmim.

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  • It is provided with a jetty, is the sea terminus of the railway systems, the residence of the governor, and has churches, schools, hospitals and large business houses.

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  • His master usually found him a slave-girl as wife (the children were then born slaves), often set him up in a house (with farm or business) and simply took an annual rent of him.

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  • A common way of doing business was for a merchant to entrust goods or money to a travelling agent, who sought a market for his goods.

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  • Merchants (and even temples in some cases) made ordinary business loans, charging from 20 to 30%.

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  • The Electric Telegraph Company, formed to undertake the business of transmitting telegrams, was incorporated in 1846.

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  • Some of the complaints against the companies, however, were exaggerated, and the estimates formed of the possible commercial development of telegraphy were optimistic. The basis for these estimates was the experience of other countries, which, however, did not justify the expectation that a large increase of business consequent on reduction of rates could be obtained without serious diminution of profit.

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  • The Belgian state telegraphs were started in 1850 and were at first very profitable, but for the years 1866-9 they yielded an average profit of only 2.8 per cent., and subsequently failed to earn operating expenses, the reasons for the steady decline of the profits being the opening of relatively unprofitable lines and offices, increases in wages, and a diminution in growth of the foreign and transit messages which had constituted the most profitable part of the whole business.

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  • Another reason assigned by the committee appointed by the Treasury in 1875 " to investigate the causes of the increased cost of the telegraphic service since the acquisition of the telegraphs by the state " is the loss on the business of transmitting Press messages, which has been estimated as at least £300,000 a year.

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  • The following table shows the financial results of the business in the year immediately following the purchase of the telegraphs by the state, in the two years preceding and the two years following the introduction of the 6d.

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  • Among the men of business it was undoubtedly Sir John Pender (1815-1896) who contributed most to the development of this colossal industry, and to his unfailing faith in their ultimate realization must be ascribed the completion of the first successful Atlantic cables.

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  • As the power station at Poldhu was then fully occupied with the business of long distance transmission to ships, the Marconi Company began to erect another large power station to Marconi's designs at Clifden in Connemara on the west coast of Ireland.

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  • Speech has been habitually transmitted for business purposes over a distance of 1542.3 m., viz., over the lines of the American Telegraph and Telephone Company from Omaha to Boston.

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  • The licences within restricted areas having proved unsuitable for the growing business, public opinion appealed to the Post Office to issue new licences applicable to the whole country.

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  • The government policy of 1899 was abandoned in London, the Post Office making an agreement with the company in regard to the London business.

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  • As the cost of the service varies in proportion to the amount of use, the toll rate is more scientific, and it has the further advantage of discouraging the unnecessary use of the instrument, which causes congestion of traffic at busy hours and also results in lines being " engaged " when serious business calls are made.

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  • The business subsequently proved profitable, good dividends were paid, and the securities for the most part commanded a premium in the market.

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  • Gaine, general manager of the company, stated before the Select Committee that in the view of the directors the bargain was a hard one, because it gave no consideration in respect of the goodwill of the great business, with its gross income of over £ 2,000,000 per annum and its net revenue of over £750,000, which the company had built up. The company had had to pay for all the experiments and mistakes which are inherent in the launching and development of any new industry.

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  • It had paid the Post Office in royalties already £1,848,000, and the Post Office under the agreement would step into the business in 1911 by merely paying for the plant employed.

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  • In Congress he was a consistent defender of sound money and civil service reform; in municipal politics he was in favour of business administrations and opposed to partisan nominations.

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  • The provincial council elects a provincial commission and the communal council a municipal council from among its own members; these smaller bodies carry on the business of the larger while they are not sitting.

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  • Taxes proper are divided into (a) taxes on business transactions and (b) taxes on articles of consumption.

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  • Certain banks make a special business of lending money to owners iif land or buildings (credito fo,zdiario).

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  • The mass of the people remained unrepresented in the government; and even if the consuls existed in the days of Heribert, they were but humble legal officers, transacting business for their constituents in the courts of the bishop and his viscount.

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  • This led to the establishment of podests, who represented a compromise between two radically hostile parties in the city, and whose business it was to arbitrate and keep the peace between them.

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  • The name condottiero, derived from condolta, a paid contract to supply so many fighting men in serviceable order, sufficiently indicates the nature of the business.

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  • The business of the divorce - or rather, of the legitimation of Anne Boleyn's expected issue - had now become very urgent, and in the new archbishop he had an agent who might be expected to forward it with the needful haste.

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  • In future attendance at the forest courts is only obligatory on those who have business thereat.

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  • After acting as assistant in pharmacies at Quedlinburg, Hanover, Berlin and Danzig successively he came to Berlin on the death of Valentin Rose the elder in 1771 as manager of his business, and in 1780 he started an establishment on his own account in the same city, where from 1782 he was pharmaceutical assessor of the Ober-Collegium Medicum.

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  • The Meditations were written, it is evident, as occasion offered - in the midst of public business, and on the eve of battles on which the fate of the empire depended - hence their fragmentary appearance, but hence also much of their practical value and even of their charm.

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  • The pharmacists were divided into two classes, the stationarii, who sold simple drugs and non-magisterial preparations at a tariff determined by competent authorities, and the confectionarii, whose business it was to dispense scrupulously the prescriptions of medical men; all pharmaceutical establishments were placed under the surveillance of the college of medicine.

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  • The assistants employed at these dispensaries after a time appear to have gone into business on their own account, and in this way the dispensing chemists, as a class, appear to have originated.

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  • For some time he continued his studies; later on when engaged in business there was no break in this respect.

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  • Esprit Flechier, bishop of Nimes, in this Histoire du cardinal Jimenes (Paris, 1693), says that Torquemada made her promise that when she became queen she would make it her principal business to chastise and destroy heretics.

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  • High Street, the principal business thoroughfare, is 100 ft.

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  • It is therefore just as much the business of the zoogeographer, who wishes to arrive at the truth, to ascertain what groups of animals are wanting in any particular locality (altogether independently of its extent) as to determine those which are forthcoming there.

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  • His energies were chiefly devoted to the business of the school; but he found time also for much literary work, as well as for an extensive correspondence.

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  • Shortly afterwards, however, he retired both from parliament and from public life, professing his disgust at the party intrigues of politics, and devoted himself to conducting his newspaper, the Newcastle Daily Chronicle, and to his private business as a mine-owner.

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  • The business of shipping live sheep and frozen mutton has not been attempted on a large scale, owing principally to the lack of facilities for loading at the port of Montevideo or elsewhere.

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  • The public buildings and business blocks are built mostly of Indiana building stone.

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  • Indianapolis suffered severely from the business panic of 1837, and ten years later, when it received its first city charter, it had only about 6000 inhabitants; in the same year a free public school system was inaugurated.

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  • Baron von Richthofen noticed with surprise the number of fine country seats, owned by rich men who had retired from business, scattered over the rural districts.

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  • Deism is, in fact, the Thomist natural theology (more clearly distinguished from dogmatic theology than in the middle ages, alike by Protestants and by the post-Tridentine Church of Rome) now dissolving partnership with dogmatic and starting in business for itself.

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  • Every Maori was a soldier, and war was the chief business and joy of his life.

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  • The town is also the chief distributing agency for the islands, and carries on some business in knitted woollen goods.

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  • It has been concluded that in the latter part of his life he gratified the tendency to seclusion for which he was ridiculed in The Time Poets (Choice Drollery, 1656) by withdrawing from business and from literary life in London, to his native place; but nothing is known as to the date of his death.

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  • Finnish diet ought to refer to the imperial legislature not only all military matters - as the tsar demanded (Rescript of October 14) - but the question of the use of the Russian language in the grand-duchy, the principles of the Finnish administration, police, justice, education, formation of business companies and of associations, public meetings, the press, the customs tariff, the monetary system, means of communication, and the pilot and lighthouse system.

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  • But in the development of the railway business it soon became evident that no such dependence on free competition was possible, either in practice or in theory.

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  • It produces an uncertainty with regard to rates which prevents stability of prices, and is apt to promote the interests of the unscrupulous speculator at the expense of those whose business methods are more conservative.

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  • Of this character are the expenditures necessary for maintenance of way, for general administration and for interest on capital borrowed, which are almost independent of the total amount of business done, and quite independent of any individual piece of business.

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  • Under this principle, rates are reduced where the increase of business which follows such reduction makes the change a profitable one.

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  • They are kept relatively high in those cases where the expansion of business which follows a reduction is small, and where such a change is therefore unprofitable.

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  • The high and heavy cars, the high speeds, the severe weather in the northern states in winter, the fluctuating nature of the business, resulting often in the employment of poorly qualified men and in other irregularities, are among the causes of this state of things.

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  • This is mainly due to a great falling off in traffic, because of a general business depression; from 1907 to 1909 the reduction in the accident record is still greater.

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  • The railways are prospering because they are managed with great skill and are doing increasing amounts of business, though at lessening unit profits.

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  • This is in line with the provisions in the Constitution of the United States regarding the protection of property, but the difficulty in applying the principle to the railway situation lies in the fact that costs have to be met by averaging the returns on the total amount cf business done, and it is often impossible, in specific instances, to secure a rate which can be considered to yield a fair return on the specific service rendered.

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  • Such l i nes are primarily intended to supply quick means of passenger communication within the limits of cities, and are to be distinguished on the one hand from surface tramways, and on the other from those portions of trunk or other lines which lie within city boundaries, although the latter may incidentally do a local or intra-urban business.

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  • There have been several professional photographers (all detected in fraud sooner or later) who made it their business to take photo complaints, to certain epidemics of the middles ages,' and to phenomena that have occurred at some religious revivals.

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  • The Falkland Islands Company, having its headquarters at Stanley and an important station in the camp at Darwin, carries on an extensive business in sheep-farming and the dependent industries, and in the general import trade.

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  • The town is the chief centre of business in East Galloway, and it is also resorted to in midsummer for its beautiful scenery and excellent fishing.

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  • Waiting for professional business, he was content to act as court crier for two dollars and a half a day; but he soon gave indications of his talent, and his studious habits and attention to his cases rapidly brought him clients.

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  • In his episcopal capacity he attended several diets of the empire, as well as the opening meetings of the council of Trent; and the influence of his father, now chancellor, led to his being entrusted with many difficult and delicate pieces of public business, in the execution of which he developed a rare talent for diplomacy, and at the same time acquired an intimate acquaintance with most of the currents of European politics.

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  • Alexander disliked business of state, preferring literature and philosophy; a collection of his Latin poems appeared at Paris in 1656 under the title Philomathi Labores Juveniles.

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  • After a year of academic life he tried business again, but in 1840 he gave it up finally and returned to college.

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  • He enlarges, as it was his business to do, on the tranquillity and prosperity of the empire in that period, but he does not fail to place his finger on the want of political liberty as a fatal defect.

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  • He died at his home at Blechingdon in Oxfordshire on the 26th of April 1686, closing a career marked by great ability, statesmanship and business capacity, and by conspicuous courage and independence of judgment.

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  • Generally it may be said that throughout his long reign Francis Joseph remained the real ruler of his dominions; he not only kept in his hands the appointment and dismissal of his ministers, but himself directed their policy, and owing to the great knowledge of affairs, the unremitting diligence and clearness of apprehension, to which all who transacted business with him have borne testimony, lie was able to keep a very real control even of the details of government.

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  • All, however much or little preoccupied with worldly business, must fear God, from whom come good things and evil, life, death, poverty and riches.

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  • Four years later he removed to another shop, in the neighbouring Luckenbooths, where he opened a circulating library (the first in Scotland) and extended his business as a bookseller.

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  • These clay archives are almost exclusively inventories and business documents.

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  • Some idea of the business efficiency of the C.R.B., as it was familiarly called, may be gained from the fact that although almost $1,000,000,000 was expended on food and transportation, only about one-half of one per cent was required for overhead expenses.

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  • For a short time he worked for his father in the hardware business; in1852-1856he worked as a surveyor in preparing maps of Ulster, Albany and Delaware counties in New York, of Lake and Geauga counties in Ohio, and of Oakland county in Michigan, and of a projected railway line between Newburgh and Syracuse, N.Y.

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  • He then engaged in the lumber and tanning business in western New York, and in banking at Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

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  • With Fisk in August 1869 he began to buy gold in a daring attempt to "corner" the market, his hope being that, with the advance in price of gold, wheat would advance to such a price that western farmers would sell, and there would be a consequent great movement of breadstuffs from West to East, which would result in increased freight business for the Erie road.

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  • Farmers of the Piedmont Plateau formerly kept large numbers of horses and cattle from April to November in ranges in the Mountain Region, but with the opening of portions of that country to cultivation the business of pasturage declined, except as the cotton plantations demanded an increased supply of mules; there were 25,259 mules in 1850, 110,011 in 1890, 138,786 in 1900, and 181,000 in 1910.

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  • We now have categories for Dutch writers, Dutch historians, Journalism (linked to Industry and business), Animal Husbandry and Horticulture (linked to agriculture and agriculture was linked to economics and biology).

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  • In December 1806 he was elected a representative peer for Scotland, and took his seat as a Tory in the House of Lords, but for some years he took only a slight part in public business.

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  • After Peel's death in 1850 he became the recognized leader of the Peelites, although since his resignation his share in public business had been confined to a few speeches on foreign affairs.

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