When his apprenticeship had expired, he received a salary according to his deserts, varying from eighty to one hundred and sixty pounds sterling, and was now eligible to the great object of his ambition, a partnership
in the company; though years might yet elapse before he attained to that enviable station.
With whichsoever of the many tongues of Rumour this frothy report originated, it either never reached or never influenced the ears of young Snagsby, who, having wooed and won its fair subject on his arrival at man's estate, entered into two partnerships
I'm offering you a partnership
," said Doctor South grumpily.
It came out in evidence that, in partnership
with Colonel Moran, he had actually won as much as four hundred and twenty pounds in a sitting, some weeks before, from Godfrey Milner and Lord Balmoral.
I hope, my dears, it will be a long time before we are obliged to dissolve partnership
is a little mysterious, isn't it - with a man like that?
Either I should cancel our partnership
agreement and go away, leaving you to get another chaperone to chaperone your chaperone; or else I'd take the old hen out in the whale-boat and drown her.
THE ASS and the Fox, having entered into partnership
together for their mutual protection, went out into the forest to hunt.
The Highwayman was so pleased with the Traveller's philosophy and wit that he took him into partnership
, and this splendid combination of talent started a newspaper.
Also, having quarrelled with Clam and broken partnership
, Nelson had sailed the Reindeer, his arm in a sling, with a crew of two deep-water sailors, and he had sailed so madly as to frighten them ashore.
Why, your poor dear papa's cousin's sister-in-law--a Miss Browndock--was taken into partnership
by a lady that kept a school at Hammersmith, and made her fortune in no time at all.
Then in what sort of partnership
is the just man a better partner than the harp-player, as in playing the harp the harp-player is certainly a better partner than the just man?