1 "Oh, Lily, that's nice of you," she merely sighed across the chaos of letters, bills and other domestic documents which gave an incongruously commercial touch to the slender elegance of her writing-table.
2 Smiling as changelessly as an ivory figurine she sat quiescent, avoiding thought, glancing about the living-room and hall, noting their betrayal of unimaginative commercial prosperity.
3 This is mere commercial accommodation.
4 The Boys' Home was the best hotel on our branch of the Burlington, and all the commercial travellers in that territory tried to get into Black Hawk for Sunday.
5 In the commercial world it was a Juggernaut car; it wiped out thousands of businesses every year, it drove men to madness and suicide.
6 Contrary to what one would have expected, all this radicalism did not hurt the hotel business; the radicals flocked to it, and the commercial travelers all found it diverting.
7 You understand," he said, "that in a society dominated by the fact of commercial competition, money is necessarily the test of prowess, and wastefulness the sole criterion of power.
8 There's plenty of money to be made in a big commercial city.
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9 Mr. Kernan was a commercial traveller of the old school which believed in the dignity of its calling.
10 Farther in front sat Mr. Hendrick, the chief reporter of The Freeman's Journal, and poor O'Carroll, an old friend of Mr. Kernan's, who had been at one time a considerable commercial figure.
11 He was like a commercial traveller in uniform.
12 The young lady was enchanted by his persuasive commercial traveller's manners.
13 That's the sort of thing I do for commercial millionaires.
14 Their commercial school days were a period of disgrace and despair for the young couple.
15 This friend," I pursued, "is trying to get on in commercial life, but has no money, and finds it difficult and disheartening to make a beginning.