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A Man Of Samples

Auhtor: William Maher

Language: english

Genres:

fiction and literature
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Review by C. F. Hill, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Man Of Samples':

Travellers Samples is a 1951 short story collection by Frank OConnor. It features the following stories: First Confession The Man of the House The Idealist The Drunkard The Thief My First Protestant This Mortal Coil Old Age Pensioners Legal Aid The Masculine Principle The Sentry Jerome The Lady of the Sagas Darcy in the Land of Youth

Excerpts from the Book 'A Man Of Samples':


... off on its way. Don't mind your trunk that will be taken care of and I'll get it in the morning. Here, Dan, lead the way,. We walked a square ...
... Bob, who had come over when appealed to about the list, said:. There's that list you wanted, and drew one out of a pile of papers on the desk. Tucker ...
... on the back-order book. The genuine was billed at the cut price and nothing said on the bill. In a day or two back that case came by express, ...
... Was there anything else. What is the best you will do on bull-dogs.. $2.80 is bottom but you say you have ordered them.. Oh, that is ...
... a saving to me, not to you.. This rather staggered Solomon, for it upset one of his hobbies. As he was finishing, and about to say good-by to Mr. ...
... to express them back to us because our price happens to be different from what you expected. You could have learned our price before ordering, and not ...
... lots of money here in these twenty years and didn't have one-tenth the start Harris had.. Does he drink.. Of course he does. Great Scott. when ...
... the stock, the letter read but we can put up with all that while you do so well on the road.. I spoke of this to a traveling man. Well, said ...
... is another smart combination. The cartridge association puts my competitor in the A class and gives him 50 and 10 off, but we, who have to sell ...
... you say that the foolishness of this was that I must continue it each trip and do more each time. No, you are not correct. I had less occasion for ...
... house, and your prices are no better than others.. But I wanted an order. Whether he needed goods or not was no concern of mine I wanted an order ...
... XVII. When a merchant says to the traveler, Young man, you want to sell me something. it is a notice to come once to the point and state your ...
... A farmer buys a knife branded 'Missouri Cutlery Shops,' thinking he is getting an honest, home made article. The probabilities are that it was ...
... led up to the 'department' idea.. How is this 5-cent counter business managed. I mean, how are the sales made.. Largely in assortments for ...
... realizes he is a very small toad in a little country puddle. But just put the shoe on the other foot, and go into his store. Now, he is on his own ground ...
... that were worth more than money to me. One merchant said to me in his talk: I have bought a great many goods of Wiebusch, and feel as much ...
... but I was afraid some of the boys would take me by the collar and drag me back. Mr. Thurber met me pleasantly, and said a few words about our business ...
... a man from Ohio on the cars a day or two ago. He had been sent out to Iowa by his house to sell coffee and spices on the prize-package basis. He said ...
... you cut down below every one else. So dealers try low prices and try gifts, but by and by they will have to sell on a rising market, and things will ...
... and half an hour later we were all asleep. . Recommended ReadingLoved this book? Other books that may be interesting to you:William Falconer : Mushrooms ...