Now would ensue a brisk traffic with the merchants, and all Montreal would be alive with naked Indians running from shop to shop, bargaining for arms, kettles, knives, axes, blankets, bright-colored cloths, and other articles of use or fancy; upon all which, says an old French writer, the merchants were sure to clear at least two hundred per cent.
The goods destined for this wide and wandering traffic were put up at the warehouses of the company in Montreal, and conveyed in batteaux, or boats and canoes, up the river Attawa, or Ottowa, which falls into the St.
From private hangars upon many a roof top fliers were darting into the line of traffic
Hither also repair the Indian tribes accustomed to traffic their peltries with the company.
They have found the trapping of the beaver their most profitable species of hunting; and the traffic with the white man has opened to them sources of luxury of which they previously had no idea.
The men that breed from them they traffic
up and down, but cling to their cities' hem as a child to the mother's gown.
The way you handled her just now--I'm a pretty fair judge of traffic in a volt-hurry--it was a thousand revolutions beyond anything even I've ever seen.
Theoretically, we do what we please so long as we do not interfere with the traffic AND ALL IT IMPLIES.
He noticed an unusual number of police regulating the traffic.
My brother could not hear it for the traffic in the main thoroughfares, but by strik- ing through the quiet back streets to the river he was able to distinguish it quite plainly.
The open rowing-boat in which they sat bobbed and curtseyed across the line of traffic.
He had turned Persian poetry into English prose, and English prose into Greek iambics; he was an authority upon coins; and--one other thing--oh yes, she thought it was vehicular traffic.