white sheets

White sheets

Lists of prices published by the National Quotation Bureau for Market Makers.

White Sheets

Quotes for over-the-counter securities traded in Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The National Quotation Bureau provides white sheets to American market makers.

white sheets

A National Quotation Bureau listing of prices for regional over-the-counter stock traded in Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
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Athos, do you know any inn in the whole town where one can find white sheets, roast beef reasonably cooked, and wine which is not made of hops and gin?
As I got near the shore, the clouds gathered black, and the rain came down, drifting in great white sheets of water before the wind.
The forms of Barbicane, Nicholl, and Michel Ardan, bathed in its white sheets, assumed that livid spectral appearance which physicians produce with the fictitious light of alcohol impregnated with salt.
You must be tired,' said she to the jeweller; `I have spread a pair of white sheets on your bed; go up when you are ready, and sleep well.
They had beside them what seemed to be white sheets concealing some objects under them, standing upright or lying flat, and arranged at intervals.
It generally happened in this way: Night, clouds racing overhead, wind howling, royals set, and the ship rushing on in the dark, an immense white sheet of foam level with the lee rail.
Snow began to fall an hour after they started, a fine snow, however, which happily could not obstruct the train; nothing could be seen from the windows but a vast, white sheet, against which the smoke of the locomotive had a greyish aspect.
When I think of a spirit all I can see is a white sheet runnin' in the dark.
Once he touched and half lifted the white sheet that covered her, but his courage failed and he, like Doc- tor Reefy, turned and went out of the room.
Though every vestige of her dress was burnt, as they told me, she still had something of her old ghastly bridal appearance; for, they had covered her to the throat with white cotton-wool, and as she lay with a white sheet loosely overlying that, the phantom air of something that had been and was changed, was still upon her.
He found himself at the bottom of a staircase, down which, behind him, a procession of workmen were carrying a sort of stretcher, covered with a white sheet.
The small window, which had hitherto freely let in the frosty moonlight or the warm summer sunrise on the working man's slumber, must now be darkened with a fair white sheet, for this was the sleep which is as sacred under the bare rafters as in ceiled houses.