But there are ale, mead, and wine in the buttery, and the steward a merry rogue, who will not haggle
over a quart or two.
They had not then learned, as I am told, to haggle
for bargains with the pertinacity which now distinguishes them.
That's Ryabinin's way of doing business; he doesn't haggle
over every half-penny," he added, scowling and waving the pocketbook.
I only desire her to go into the High Street' (and then he pulls out a turnover), 'to such a shop'; and then he tells them a long story of two fine neckcloths he had bid money for, and he wanted to have me go and make an errand to buy a neck to the turnover that he showed, to see if they would take my money for the neckcloths; to bid a shilling more, and haggle
with them; and then he made more errands, and so continued to have such petty business to do, that I should be sure to stay a good while.