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She consented that the village maiden should manufacture yeast, both liquid and in cakes; and should brew a certain kind of beer, nectareous to the palate, and of rare stomachic virtues; and, moreover, should bake and exhibit for sale some little spice-cakes, which whosoever tasted would longingly desire to taste again.
There seemed no particular reason why the sale of that waltz should not have been as small and as slow as that of any other waltz by an unknown composer.
It was at the shop of Morse Hudson, who has a place for the sale of pictures and statues in the Kennington Road.
At Middlemarch in those times a large sale was regarded as a kind of festival.
It was nothing less than robbery, he concluded - a cold-blooded steal; while he starved, he was pilfered of his merchandise, of his goods, the sale of which was the sole way of getting bread to eat.
As there was no inn in the place, I was obliged to ask the curate for a bed, he being in possession, for the time being, of this house, then offered for sale.
It was for sale as were also the coat hang- ers, patent suspender buttons, cans of roof paint, bottles of rheumatism cure, and a substitute for cof- fee that companioned the honey in its patient will- ingness to serve the public.
At his sale we bought Peter's wheelbarrow and some of his harness.
He had given that up, and now cultivated fruit and vegetables for the market, and his wife bred and fattened poultry and rabbits for sale.
The stentorian tones of the auctioneer, calling out to clear the way, now announced that the sale was about to commence.
Well, blamed if the king didn't bill the house and the niggers and all the property for auction straight off -- sale two days after the funeral; but anybody could buy private beforehand if they wanted to.
Tom forged a bill of sale and sold him mother to an Arkansas cotton planter for a trifle over six hundred dollars.