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There are occasions when the tradesman and the courier agree upon a price which is twice or thrice the value of the article, then the two divide, and both get a percentage.
Very few were interested in him, and they were the certain, definite percentage of a gambling crowd that plays long shots.
Lyell has shown that it is hardly possible to resist the evidence on this head in the case of the several tertiary stages; and every year tends to fill up the blanks between them, and to make the percentage system of lost and new forms more gradual.
They, the girls, were of the dancing crowd that swelled by a certain constant percentage the gate receipts of all the picnics.
Nor is even this the worst of the vicious system: for, certain crimping agents of these houses, who have a percentage on all the passengers they inveigle, are constantly travelling about those districts where poverty and discontent are rife, and tempting the credulous into more misery, by holding out monstrous inducements to emigration which can never be realised.
You get your percentage out o' the purchase, I suppose?
Well, but it's nothing but right you should have a small percentage," said Mr.
A certain percentage, they tell us, must every year go .
On this map, states with the largest and smallest percentages of Hispanic-Americans are labeled.
Col 9: LEA Ranking according to an AGGREGATION of the percentages achieving level 4 in each subject.
Begin with the ones with the lowest side out percentages.
When fair percentages are determined, each city must live with them.