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Usage examples for resold

  1. The pastry was burnt, and I was resold to a barber, whose wife was a shrew, and half- killed me; fortunately the barber was accused of shaving a criminal, who had escaped from prison, and one morning was stretched out before his own door, with his head under his arm. – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  2. The Brazilians were not displaced as landed proprietors, and most of the plantations confiscated from the persistently rebellious were resold to Brazilians who accepted the Dutch rule. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  3. I know properties bought along the lines of the new railroads for a few hundred dollars that have resold at twenty thousand and thirty thousand and fifty thousand. – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  4. A wild fox, sold for twenty- five dollars, was resold for a thousand. – Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North by Fullerton Waldo
  5. The Organized Benevolence Society bought a lot of these books and resold them to benevolent persons, or gave them away to 'deserving cases'. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  6. I noticed several men taking notes of the prices made, and, immediately the book sale was finished, they removed them to the lawn, where they were resold by one of the gang at greatly enhanced prices. – Grain and Chaff from an English Manor by Arthur H. Savory
  7. Then these resold to German dealers at cost. – Germany, The Next Republic? by Carl W. Ackerman
  8. Every one had been sold and resold and read to rags, before I knew it was in print. – Half a Century by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  9. The state- owned slaves were resold – The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783 by Virginia State Dept. of Education
  10. Exactly nine years had elapsed since the castle and lands had been sold at auction and fallen into the possession of a company of speculators, who had divided it and resold it to various purchasers. – Zibeline, Complete by Phillipe de Massa Last Updated: March 2, 2009
  11. The note was changed at Cook's office, in the purchase of two tourist tickets to Baden- Baden, which can, of course, be resold or used in part only. – Dross by Henry Seton Merriman
  12. It was afterwards resold for 26, 383 pounds, and used as barracks. – Recollections of Old Liverpool by A Nonagenarian
  13. Moreover, there were seats erected which any one might occupy at a reasonable rate; but the lord steward, who had the disposal of the tickets, purchased them all for himself, and then resold them to his fellow- subjects at an enormous price. – The Infernal Marriage by Benjamin Disraeli
  14. Why, ev'n the haughty prince, Northumberland, The leader of our Reformation, knelt And blubber'd like a lad, and on the scaffold Recanted, and resold himself to Rome. – Queen Mary and Harold by Alfred Lord Tennyson
  15. The Secretary contents himself with saying that they are " sold and resold many times." – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  16. He became incoherently eloquent, spoke of the ease and rapidity with which the thing could be resold to a syndicate at an enormous profit, should his " pardners" and he not care to develop it themselves. – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  17. I appear to have been rather badly stung, and I really don't wonder it hasn't been resold – The Hidden Places by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  18. Americans bought ranches for five dollars an acre and resold them as rawnches for fifty dollars to young Englishmen who will never make a cent on their investment; chiefly because fruit trees take from five to ten years to come to maturity, and because fruit must be near a market, and because only an expert can succeed at fruit. – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut