Working away

Working away

Transacting with another broker/dealer.

Working Away

The act of conducting a transaction between broker-dealers.
References in classic literature ?
He is already a Milton; but I don't believe he will ever be anything but a poet in name," said Polly, working away while she talked.
Most of the hay was cut, but the last week had been very unfavourable; and now that fine weather was come at last, being determined to make the most of it, I had gathered all hands together into the hay-field, and was working away myself, in the midst of them, in my shirt-sleeves, with a light, shady straw hat on my head, catching up armfuls of moist, reeking grass, and shaking it out to the four winds of heaven, at the head of a goodly file of servants and hirelings - intending so to labour, from morning till night, with as much zeal and assiduity as I could look for from any of them, as well to prosper the work by my own exertion as to animate the workers by my example - when lo
Meanwhile, the miner underneath was heard working away incessantly, when suddenly an unexpected noise resounded in the passage.
It was a lovely morning: the bright, cheerful houses with their little gardens, the sight of the red-faced, red-armed, beer-drinking German waitresses, working away merrily, did the heart good.
At one end a ruminating tar was still further adorning it with his jack-knife, stooping over and diligently working away at the space between his legs.
Holding a light in one hand, and that identical New Zealand head in the other, the stranger entered the room, and without looking towards the bed, placed his candle a good way off from me on the floor in one corner, and then began working away at the knotted cords of the large bag I before spoke of as being in the room.
The second day he took refuge from benumbing unbelief, by getting into his loom and working away as usual; and before many hours were past, the minister and one of the deacons came to him with the message from Sarah, that she held her engagement to him at an end.
His tormentor bent over him, working away for all the world like a stone-cutter with mallet and chisel.
cried William, coming for a moment to visit her, and working away his partner's fan as if for life, "how soon she is knocked up
So now you will find us working away, In the tree where white nets we carefully lay, Around each branch, looking odd I would say, But to outwit the pigeons it's the price we must pay.
He said: "He's been working away but he's still been doing a fair number of meetings.
He said he lied because he knew I would become jealous, as I sometimes struggle with him working away so much.