BUSINESS in Classic Quotes

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make beautiful sentences with common words.
Quotes from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
 Search Panel
Word:
You may input your word or phrase.
Author:
Book:
 
Stems:
If search object is a contraction or phrase, it'll be ignored.
Sort by:
Each search starts from the first page. Its result is limited to the first 20 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.
Common Search Words
 Current Search - business in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
1  I'd no business to drink to-night.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  "It's a dirty business," said Joe, without moving.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  Now, Mr. Siddy, you jist 'tend to your own business.'
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
4  Thought was soon busy; nothing was said for some time.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
5  As twilight drew on, the ferryboat went back to her accustomed business and the skiffs disappeared.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
6  But he made a sad business of it with his unsteady hand, and a smothered titter rippled over the house.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
7  So they inwardly resolved that so long as they remained in the business, their piracies should not again be sullied with the crime of stealing.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
8  The widow said she meant to give Huck a home under her roof and have him educated; and that when she could spare the money she would start him in business in a modest way.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
9  At the end of half an hour Tom had a vague general idea of his lesson, but no more, for his mind was traversing the whole field of human thought, and his hands were busy with distracting recreations.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
10  He moped to school gloomy and sad, and took his flogging, along with Joe Harper, for playing hookey the day before, with the air of one whose heart was busy with heavier woes and wholly dead to trifles.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
11  The thing failed this time, however, so the boys shouldered their tools and went away feeling that they had not trifled with fortune, but had fulfilled all the requirements that belong to the business of treasure-hunting.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
12  Nobody told me it was you; but I just knowed it must 'a' ben you, soon as I heard 'bout that whiskey business; and I knowed you hadn't got the money becuz you'd 'a' got at me some way or other and told me even if you was mum to everybody else.'
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
13  Poor Huck was in the same state of wretchedness and terror, for Tom had told the whole story to the lawyer the night before the great day of the trial, and Huck was sore afraid that his share in the business might leak out, yet, notwithstanding Injun Joe's flight had saved him the suffering of testifying in court.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
14  Soon he observed that she was tripping gayly back and forth with flushed face and dancing eyes, pretending to be busy chasing schoolmates, and screaming with laughter when she made a capture; but he noticed that she always made her captures in his vicinity, and that she seemed to cast a conscious eye in his direction at such times, too.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII