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retail

adjective by the piece, commercial, engaged in commerce, marketing, mercantile, singly

RETAIL. To sell by retail, is to sell by small parcels, and not in the gross. 5 N. S. 279.

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But, cried the Oriental in him, Babus do not travel far to retail compliments.
I did only a retail business myself, but my old habits of system carried me swimmingly along.
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.
and not wasting another thought on me) that I am permitted to retail the very last word about their hero and mine.
Now money-making, as we say, being twofold, it may be applied to two purposes, the service of the house or retail trade; of which the first is necessary and commendable, the other justly censurable; for it has not its origin in [1258b] nature, but by it men gain from each other; for usury is most reasonably detested, as it is increasing our fortune by money itself, and not employing it for the purpose it was originally intended, namely exchange.
If you wish to buy them by the gross, for retail, go to Milan.
He added that he had always been afraid to propose anything of the sort, because Clara would make an awful row about a step that must damage her matrimonial chances, and his mother could not be expected to like it after clinging for so many years to that step of the social ladder on which retail trade is impossible.
Through a cousin who works with Gelder, he found out the retail firms who had bought the busts.
The mail-carrier on his way back to our master's house would as naturally retail the news that he had secured among the slaves, and in this way they often heard of important events before the white people at the "big house," as the master's house was called.
But her feeling towards the vulgar rich was a sort of religious hatred: they had probably made all their money out of high retail prices, and Mrs.
His watch was a cheap one, his linen unmarked, and his clothes bore only the name of a great New York retail establishment.
This is the last night of an Old Year, and I won't carry ill-blood and quarrellings and disturbances into a New One, to please you nor anybody else,' said Tugby, who was quite a retail Friend and Father.