1 The pupils then entered among themselves upon a competitive examination on the subject of Boots, with the view of ascertaining who could tread the hardest upon whose toes.
2 That was the competitive wage system; and if Jurgis wanted to understand what Socialism was, it was there he had best begin.
3 She did not care for the eager competition furnished by the sixteen-year-olds whose fresh cheeks and bright smiles made one forget their twice-turned frocks and patched shoes.
4 She could see for herself how quickly the town was rebuilding and anyone who could establish a lumber business now, when there was so little competition, would have a gold mine.
5 What they meant was: they felt you were starting dangerous competition by giving a party such as most people here can't afford.
6 I never thought of starting competition.
7 This falling for anybody's say-so about medical jealousy and competition is simply part and parcel of your usual willingness to think the worst you possibly can of us poor dubs in Gopher Prairie.
8 Of course, since we're at war with Germany, anything that any one of us doesn't like is 'pro-German,' whether it's business competition or bad music.
9 Jurgis, as a beggar, was simply a blundering amateur in competition with organized and scientific professionalism.
10 He had gone into business, and found himself in competition with the fortunes of those who had been stealing while he had been fighting.
11 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.
12 "I have pointed out some of the negative wastes of competition," answered the other.
13 Heyward smiled to himself at the idea of a competition with the scout, though he determined to persevere in the deception, until apprised of the real designs of Magua.
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14 His fine figure, alert limbs, and bright face, raised an instant competition, and half a dozen bids simultaneously met the ear of the auctioneer.
15 He was her dear Wickham on every occasion; no one was to be put in competition with him.