Especially, you cannot make a man of business
out of a genius, any more than money out of a Jew, or the best nutmegs out of pine-knots.
There were hundreds of shrewd capitalists in American cities in 1876, looking with sharp eyes in all directions for business
chances; but not one of them came to Bell with an offer to buy his patent.
Stephen Guest said at the anniversary dinner (he hits these things off wonderfully, considering he's seen nothing of business
It was told me by the Bank that the gentleman would explain to me the details of the business
, and that I must prepare myself to find them of a surprising nature.
Stated briefly, the business
of the firm was of the widely miscellaneous sort.
The two men, after having talked business
together for some time, arranged to dine together and have what they called a gay evening.
He was a free lance, and had no friendly business
Certainly, kings that have able men of their nobility, shall find ease in employing them, and a better slide into their business
; for people naturally bend to them, as born in some sort to command.
He come of good Down East stock that's got business
instinct an' can add to what it's got.
But Mr Verloc knew his business
, and remained undisturbed by any sort of aesthetic doubt about his appearance.
In short, all the business
of the country went through the Circumlocution Office, except the business
that never came out of it; and its name was Legion.
A MAN of Experience in Business
was awaiting the judgment of the Court in an action for damages which he had brought against a railway company.