Usage examples for Prices

  1. " He is willing I should pay ordinary prices at a hotel. – Andy Grant's Pluck by Horatio Alger
  2. If the auction doesn't bring in enough to settle up everything, I may agree to sell it for a fair price; but I am sure, from the prices, that it won't be necessary." – The Young Musician or, Fighting His Way by Horatio Alger
  3. Name our own prices." – The Prophetic Camera by John McGreevey
  4. They'll believe we're just puttin' our heads together to do away with competition so's we can get fancy prices. – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  5. When the worthy farmers went to the store for dry goods or sugar, and found the prices rising with dreadful rapidity, they were at first astonished, and then enraged. – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  6. Prices pretty good this season? – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  7. Jeremiah began: 'It seems a bad time for starting any one on business, wi' prices and taxes and bread so dear; but John and I are getting into years, and we've no children to follow us: yet we would fain draw out of some of our worldly affairs. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  8. I know they had two prices some time ago. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. I don't get Royal Academy prices, but I do pretty well." – Carnac's Folly, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  10. But next spring or next summer or a year after, sooner or later, prices will begin to climb. – The Desert Fiddler by William H. Hamby
  11. 2023. Do you think the knitters generally would be content with lower prices if they got paid in cash? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  12. The Habaneros, not accustomed to the high prices which opera tickets command in the States, had determined that they would force Barnum to lower the admission fee. – The-Life-of-Phineas-T-Barnum by Benton, Joel
  13. They are prepared at all times to pay the highest prices for negroes. – Slavery and the Constitution by William Ingersoll Bowditch
  14. 3715. Can you speak to the prices at which goods are sold in the shop at Whalsay? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  15. He secured astonishing prices for the things he sold, and set it down to man's superior business ability when questioned by his hostess. – At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern by Myrtle Reed
  16. Good arms at high prices were in active demand throughout the South. – The History of Company A, Second Illinois Cavalry by Samuel H. Fletcher
  17. So great is the longing for it, when once the taste is acquired, that the highest prices are freely offered for it, particularly by some of the rich natives. – The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. Volume 1 by Frederick Whymper
  18. Mitchell hasn't got anything, and his prices are just about double Brownjohn's ..." – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  19. There is, and while I have not much expectation of an advance in prices, I have been worrying over another affair lately. – Winston of the Prairie by Harold Bindloss
  20. It was not good form to mention prices at the Grand Babylon; the prices were enormous, but you never mentioned them. – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett