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unbusiness-like

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  • What an unbusiness-like fellow you are! — you ask for a stove, — I send it, — and you neither tell me whether you like it, nor if it is arrived!

    New Letters from Charles Brown to Joseph Severn

  • It allows CFE to continue to be arrogant, inefficient and unbusiness-like.

    Rural Mexico revisited

  • That I failed in business because I was unbusiness-like and credulous — in not being prepared for the interested designs of my partner.

    The Poor Relation’s Story

  • That I failed in business because I was unbusiness-like and credulous — in not being prepared for the interested designs of my partner.

    The Poor Relation’s Story

  • But even this vicious and unbusiness-like system appears not to have been adhered to in the case of Mr. Cowperwood.

    The Financier

  • His days resembled a blurred nightmare, in which he sped from one dingy office to the next, or sat through interviews with lawyers and bankers — humiliating interviews, in the course of which his unbusiness-like conduct, his want of NOUS in money matters was mercilessly dragged to light.

    Ultima Thule

  • Neither was yet due ... and when Sir Jake heard what she had done, he rather called her over the coals for so unbusiness-like a proceeding.

    Ultima Thule

  • But she had pointed out that a move as unbusiness-like as that would invite investigation and she didn't see why she should suffer financially for his unpredictable conscience.

    The Fifth Rapunzel

  • They even laughed occasionally, for the girls, in their ignorance, asked queer questions; Tom made ludicrously unbusiness-like propositions; and Maud gave them one hearty peal, that did

    An Old-Fashioned Girl

  • Such was the unbusiness-like disposition of the poor creature, she would at once have surrendered it, had the prescription been hers to give.

    Mrs. Day's Daughters

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