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  • Scott, who had a year or so before gone back to going by his proper name, who tonight shared the main bar with Billy, was leaning against it a little ways down, entertaining a few business-men types who had just arrived.

    Grant Whitney Harvey: Moonshadows: Part 4

  • HC reform will help in a real and concrete way not just people without HC, but those who will see cost reductions, including conservative business-men.

    Rahm Challenges Business Leaders: Let's Do Real Health Care Reform

  • I think what I see is that in giving business-men type people to talk about poems and more intersting aspects of poetry people get bored.

    Essentialism? Say What? : Emily Warn : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • The majority lived in urban areas, employed as rice merchants, shopkeepers, or business-men; those who were in rural areas were engaged in small trading enterprises or farming.

    Kampuchea: A Demographic Catastrophe

  • He seemed to say that there was a whole side of life on which the perfectly usual WAS for leading Woollett business-men to be out of the question.

    The Ambassadors

  • Around the overlarge table, backed up nearly to the walls on all sides, lounged a dozen or so business-men and one woman, all casual in attire and attitude, none paying particularly close attention to the demonstration that was, as anybody could have guessed, entirely too good for the room.

    The Deed

  • And new opportunities for independent traders small business-men and women.

    FOR SMALL BUSINESS AND FOR JOBS

  • We have published it far and wide, debated it in detail with experts and academics, business-men and trades-unionists.

    THE CASE FOR CONFIDENCE IN PLACE OF A CON

  • But the example of Rupert - internationalist abroad, Nationalist at home - shows that even the biggest of the Afrikaner business-men will come to heel when the whip of Afrikanerdom cracks.

    reich14

  • He accompanied him into a large brasserie, packed with business-men talking noisily, to the accompaniment of a tireless Viennese orchestra and the clink of beer-mugs.

    Maigret and the Hundred Gibbets

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