The first thing which presents itself is that a great part of the business which now keeps Congress sitting through the year will be transacted
by the President.
There was much to be done: his portmanteau to be packed, a credit to be got from the bank where he was a wealthy customer, and certain offices to be transacted
for that other bank in which he was an humble clerk; and it chanced, in conformity with human nature, that out of all this business it was the last that came to be neglected.
his business at the passport office, Phileas Fogg repaired quietly to the railway station, where he ordered dinner.
But in Epic poetry, owing to the narrative form, many events simultaneously transacted
can be presented; and these, if relevant to the subject, add mass and dignity to the poem.
You must know I have transacted
all my ordinary business--made my purchases, and am off for New York in the next packet--"
That business was transacted
in the office of the banker mentioned in the story.
For ever since he had visited the Hilberys he had been much at the mercy of a phantom Katharine, who came to him when he sat alone, and answered him as he would have her answer, and was always beside him to crown those varying triumphs which were transacted
almost every night, in imaginary scenes, as he walked through the lamplit streets home from the office.
On entering the shop, Miss Murray desired me to stand in the doorway while she transacted
her business, and tell her if anyone passed.
Then there was business to be transacted
, bills to be paid, and everlasting reporters to be endured.