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  • n. Obsolete spelling of business.


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  • If in our domesticall businesse, of matters pertainyng to our housholde, euery man by nature, for hym and his, is pensiue, moche more in so vaste, and infinite a bodie of co [m] mon wealth, greater must the care be, and more daungerous deliberacion.

    A booke called the Foundacion of Rhetorike because all other partes of Rhetorike are grounded thereupon, euery parte sette forthe in an Oracion vpon questions, verie profitable to bee knowen and redde

  • If the yeoman intendeth to be carefull of his businesse, meaning to reape that he hath sowen in due time, let him take hede howe he repose any trust in friendes and kinsmen, least in haruest he be deceiued, which

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • 2001: Iniquities; you may call the businesse of the Master the

    Henry V (1623 First Folio Edition)

  • And therefore he that has most experience in any kind of businesse, has most Signes, whereby to guesse at the Future time, and consequently is the most prudent: And so much more prudent than he that is new in that kind of business, as not to be equalled by any advantage of naturall and extemporary wit: though perhaps many young men think the contrary.


  • And when there is no such Rule, he that hath most experience in that particular kind of businesse, has therein the best Judgement, and is the best Counsellour.


  • Based on the model of his own company, KKR, the investment fund not only gives businesse s the money to grow but works with the companies to make them perform better.

    Columbia B-School Gets $100 Million Boost

  • I also question who benefits other than downtown businesse meaning who owns the land where he plans to build the stadium.

    Breaking: Bob Kerrey Won't Run For Senate

  • Otter (which my friend that I go to meet, tells me is more pleasant then any hunting whatsoever:) and having dispatched a little businesse this day, my purpose is tomorrow to follow a pack of dogs of honest Mr. — — — —, who hath appointed me and my friend to meet him upon Amwel hill to morrow morning by day break.

    The Compleat Angler

  • Sir, I am right glad of your answer; and in confidence that you speak the truth, I shall (Sir) put on a boldness to ask, whether pleasure or businesse has occasioned your

    The Compleat Angler

  • Thei aren also makeres of songes, ditees, roundels, and ballades, the which thei singe as commentarie to their aventures in love and businesse in a mildly self-deprecatinge maner.

    Archive 2007-11-01


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