He did not tell the cautious landlord that Mr. Merrick was one of the wealthiest men in America, but he exhibited a roll of bills that satisfied the man his demands would be paid in full.
The child, by her cries, quickly brought up the landlord of the house, but too late.
He called the landlord of the inn, who had accompanied him, to stand beside him, and in a little time two correspondent figures, of dilated size, appeared on the opposite mountain.
We have never even seen our landlord, though Mr. Harmon has written to him.
I propose riding over to Wuthering Heights to inform my landlord that I shall spend the next six months in London, and that he may look out for another tenant for the Grange.
exclaimed the landlord. "
So Robin arose quickly, and, bidding the landlord not to follow him, left the others gazing at one another, and wondering what was about to happen.
Pleading fever, Jimmie explained to his landlord that for him to venture out by day was most dangerous, and sent the landlord after the newspapers.
"He is alone; that is the queer part of it," returned the landlord.
quoth the landlord, calling the Tinker Worship to soothe him, as a man would pour oil upon angry water.
As I went away in the gathering dark, with my hands full of potatoes, I met the landlord of the Blue Boar, his shirt sleeves rolled up as usual above his brown, muscular arms.
He went upstairs with Gifford, leaving the landlord reperusing the telegram, his plump face dark with misgiving.
inquired a landlord and a tenant simultaneously.
We sent the Baronne's maid and Agnes to try and find the landlord; but, after exploring untold depths below and above, they only succeeded in unearthing Hippolyte.
added the landlord of the 'Foul Anchor,' perceiving the other a little at a loss for a word; "yes, I have always been remarkable for the activity of my mind in these small matters; but, when a man once knows a thing thoroughly, it is a great folly to spend his breath in too many words."
whispered the landlord.
I was chiefly anxious now to return to New York without delay; so paying my bill I thanked the landlord, and without waiting for the stage, remounted my horse and proceeded at once to Putney where I was fortunate enough to catch the evening train.
He, too, half from real good nature, and half not to be outdone in liberality by his tenant, not only granted the requested permission, but reduced the rent so much that the produce of the vine seldom failed to satisfy their kind landlord.
replied the landlord stolidly. "
I hurried back to my hotel, and questioned the landlord about this revival of the age of miracles.
He paid the landlord, caught up his stick, and with a curt "Good-day" passed out of "Les Trois Freres."
Mike knew the landlord of the White Boar well; he was the wag of the village team.
"So am I," interrupted the landlord, "for I may be obliged to have recourse to unpleasant measures."
Behind me, I heard the landlord.
exclaimed a broken voice; and the soldier, who had followed the landlord unperceived, and listened at the cottage door, rushed into the room, and dropped kneeling at his mother's feet.
The good-humored traveller shook his head; over the face of his companion passed a disdainful smile, which did not escape the landlord.
And I'll desire my landlord here and his son to be at the celebration of my marriage too.
assented the landlord. "
It could only have been in Paris, among that old retired nobility, who counted their names back, as they expressed it, "au de ca du deluge," that could have been acquired the proper manner of treating a "roturier" landlord: to measure him with the eyes from head to foot; to hand the rent--the ten-dollar bill--with the tips of the fingers; to scorn a look at the humbly tendered receipt; to say: "The cistern needs repairing, the roof leaks; I must warn you that unless such notifications meet with more prompt attention than in the past, you must look for another tenant," etc.,
He had seen Brown throw a Spanish landlord out of a Grand Canary wine shop.
We left next morning at eight o'clock, after having done full justice to the beds of the "Golden Stag," and taken leave of Florian Francke, the honest and hearty old landlord.
"In the course of his talk, Captain Tobias offered to take the house off my hands; and as this suited me perfectly, for I was about stalled with it, and the plan also suited the landlord, it was decided that no steps should be taken against him; and that the whole business should be hushed up.
"Perhaps he might sell some stocks," suggested the landlord.
If the proprietor of the village wants a loan of money, or if you offer to pay him the rent by half-yearly or quarterly instalments, you taking all the risk of collecting in turn from each ryot individually, he is often only too glad to accept your offer, and giving you a lease of the village for whatever term may be agreed on, you step in as virtually the landlord, and the ryots have to pay their rents to you.
What he said startled the landlord considerably. "
These words softened the landlord a little. "
Within a few feet of him sat the ruddy, full-faced landlord, as idle as himself.
Sin the landlord, see?
Listen while I tell you how one of my ancestors played a nice little trick on some officers who had come to arrest him for shooting his landlord.
tely serve the superior landlord or his bailiff with a declaration in writing, setting forth that the immediate tenant of the house has no interest in the things distrained which belong to the lodger, and also setting forth whether any and what rent is due, and for what period, from the lodger to his immediate landlord; and the lodger should pay to the superior landlord, or his bailiff, the rent so due from him, so much as shall be sufficient to discharge the claim of the superior landlord.
Thereupon answered and said the kind-hearted landlord, with feeling: "Would that our Hermann might meet them and give them refreshment and clothing!
"Peterday," said the Sergeant, beginning to stir his tea faster than ever, and with his eyes still fixed, "consequent upon disparaging remarks having been passed by one Grimes,--our landlord,--concerning them as should not be mentioned in a inn parlour--or anywhere else--by such as said Grimes,--I was compelled to pour--a tankard of beer--over said Grimes, our landlord,--this arternoon, Peterday, at exactly--twelve and a half minutes past six, by my watch,--which done,--I ran our landlord--out into the road, Peterday, say--half a minute later, which would make it precisely thirteen minutes after the hour.
It would be strange if I sympathized with their plans for robbing the landlords."
retorted the landlord valorously. "
You will understand, with the misfortune which has--" "No doubt, but everyone has his troubles," resumed the landlord, spreading out his immense fingers. "
He said he could not write himself; and requested the landlord to write for him, saying he took them on a poor debt for Mr. P., in one of the towns below!
INDEX Ability Accountancy Allocation of resources Ambiguities Australasia Bastiat, Frederic Beef and hides Borrowing and lending, system of Business efficiency Business man as a purchaser Business risk Capital; as representing a period of waiting; distribution; distribution and rate of interest; effect on labor of an increased supply; not a stock of consumable goods; reaction of price charges on; reflections upon; supply; supply as affected by charges in interest rate Capital goods Capital market Capitalism Capitalist Chance Coal industry, cost of production and price; miners' wages Coats, J. & P. Collective saving Commodities; labor as a commodity Competition Composite demand Composite supply Consumable goods Consumers' goods and producers' goods Consumption, margin of; waiting for Control and risk-taking Controversy Cooeperation; unorganized Cost, general relation of price, utility and cost; price relation to; rent as factor in real costs; ultimate; utility and Cotton and cotton-seed; contrast to wool and mutton Cotton industry Criteria of policy Currency inflation Cycles Demand, ambiguity of expression "increase in demand,"; derived; elastic and inelastic; see also Composite demand; Joint demand; Supply and demand Derived demand Derived utility Diagrams, use of Diminishing utility; money and Directors Distribution of wealth; interest rate and Dividends Division of labor Economic laws; fundamental character Economic theory; fact and Economic world, orderly nature Education Efficiency Elastic demand Employers' associations Enterprise Entrepreneur "Equal pay for equal work," Expectation Fact and theory Farmers Fortunes Gambling Government, enterprises; failings Hides and beef Houses Housewife as purchaser Housing Ideas and institutions Incompetents Increase in demand, ambiguity Index numbers Inelastic demand Inflation Institutions and ideas Insurance companies; significance Interest; necessity of Interest rate; changes and their effect on supply of capital; distribution and; price of land and Intuition Joint demand; importance of the unimportant; marginal utility under; summary of considerations Joint products; cost of production Joint-stock company Joint supply, marginal cost under; summary of considerations Keynes, J. M. Labor; apportionment among occupations; apportionment among places; apportionment among social grades; as a commodity; cost, difficulty of estimating; division; effect of increased supply of capital; four grades; mobility; product of; reaction of price changes on; supply in general Laissez-faire; retrospect on Land, characteristics; differential aspect; margin of transference; marginal; price and rent, relation; question of real costs; scarcity aspect; supply; tenure; urban; see also Rent Landlords Large scale business Laws, fundamental Malthus, T.R. Management Margin, danger of ignoring Margin of consumption Margin of production Margin of transference Marginal cost, aspects; misinterpretation; under joint supply Marginal land Marginal purchaser Marginal utility; price relation to; under joint demand Market Marshall, Alfred Marx, Karl Mill, J. S. Miners Monetary changes, disturbances of Money, diminishing utility Monte Carlo Mutton.
"Here comes the Dook now," remarked the landlord of the Eureka. "
"As you please," rejoined the landlord angrily; "my intention was good," and muttering to himself, he went away.