Cadwallader detested high prices
for everything that was not paid in kind at the Rectory: such people were no part of God's design in making the world; and their accent was an affliction to the ears.
Ten goats, he said, was a high price
for an able-bodied warrior.
Now you are young, pretty, fresh, you fetch a high price
Oh, we will not he particular,” exclaimed Richard; “the Judge will pay you in the morning for the whole deer; and, Remarkable, give the lad all the animal excepting the saddle; so, on the whole, I think you may consider yourself as a very lucky young man—you have been shot without being disabled; have had the wound dressed in the best possible manner here in the woods, as well as it would have been done in the Philadelphia hospital, if not better; have sold your deer at a high price
, and yet can keep most of the carcass, with the skin in the bargain.
For the friend of my friend it shall be nominal," replied the keeper, naming a figure that Gahan, accustomed to the high price
of wealthy Gathol, thought ridiculously low.
Then it came out by little and little, how that the twins had been revolving in their good old heads manifold plans and schemes for helping this young lady in the most delicate and considerate way, and so that her father should not suspect the source whence the aid was derived; and how they had at last come to the conclusion, that the best course would be to make a feint of purchasing her little drawings and ornamental work at a high price
, and keeping up a constant demand for the same.
As an especial favour, he allowed me to purchase at a high price
an armful of dirty straw, which was all the poor horses had for supper after their long day's journey.
He might deposit the precious stone in any place especially guarded and set apart--like a banker's or jeweller's strong-room-- for the safe custody of valuables of high price
He remembered that the best tradesman is he who fixes a high price
upon his goods, when they are valuable.
Then came domestic details, lamentations over the excessive dearness of potatoes, or the length of the winter and the high price
of block fuel, together with forcible representations of amounts owing to the baker, ending in an acrimonious dispute, in the course of which such couples reveal their characters in picturesque language.
On the other hand, the proximity of an army causes prices to go up; and high prices
cause the people's substance to be drained away.
The crop was, however, enormous and brought high prices