Usage examples for Trafficking

  1. In the presence of the King, immediately after your departure, he accused her Majesty of trafficking with the brigands in the hills, and challenged her to show the bracelet. – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  2. Returning on his path he entered the Hudson in September, 1609, and stayed four weeks exploring the river and trafficking with the natives. – England in America, 1580-1652 by Lyon Gardiner Tyler
  3. If Grose's land policy was bad, he was not to blame, but the trafficking which he permitted to grow up and practically encouraged was a different matter altogether. – The Naval Pioneers of Australia by Louis Becke and Walter Jeffery
  4. " Pursuing my assumed right of driving souls, I went to the Southern part of Virginia for the purpose of trafficking in slaves. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  5. At this time, however, the Africans, who were in possession of the vessel, were in communication with the shore, and peaceably trafficking with the inhabitants for a supply of water for their intended voyage to their own country. – A Visit To The United States In 1841 by Joseph Sturge
  6. Trafficking the brains for money must bring them to the level of the purchasers in time. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  7. It was simply the right which a democratic law gave men to become lawless, fierce in the conspiracy of wrong, and where the legal excitement of trafficking in the flesh and blood of one another sinks them unconsciously into demons. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  8. The development of the motives which led the first pioneer trappers afield from the days of the first Eastern settlements, the industrial organizations which followed, the commanding commercial results which were evolved from the trafficking of Radisson and Groseillers in the North, the rise of the great Hudson's Bay Company, and the American enterprise which led, among other results, to the foundation of the Astor fortunes, would form no inconsiderable part of a history of North America. – The Story of the Trapper by A. C. Laut
  9. Virgilia wanted, in a general way, an intimate and equal companionship, a trafficking in the things that interested her- the higher things, she sometimes called them to herself. – Under the Skylights by Henry Blake Fuller
  10. Turnus hath broken off this thy trafficking in war, even then when Pallas fell. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  11. In the chief street of Portage la Drome men would stop their trafficking and women nudge each other when she passed, and wherever she went she stirred interest, excited admiration, or aroused prejudice- but the prejudice did not matter so long as her father, Joel Renton, lived. – Northern Lights, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  12. Have the women of Chicago generally devoted their lives to trafficking in tame ducks, loads of hay, threshing- machines, and beef and bacon? – A New Atmosphere by Gail Hamilton
  13. With regard to my present profession, will inform you that I am an expert in ammunition trafficking and am at present occupied in exporting large quantities of shells to Germany over the air route. – "And they thought we wouldn't fight" by Floyd Gibbons
  14. But quotations are superfluous; it is well known that the people attribute their sufferings to what they call the trafficking in man by man. – Essays on Political Economy by Frederic Bastiat
  15. Since then there had been no trafficking with the traitor- the double traitor, whom he was now plotting to destroy, not because he was a traitor to his country, but because he was a traitor to the Baas. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  16. Nor is it surprising that this should have happened, when it is recalled that Egyptian sailors were trafficking in both seas long before the Pyramid Age, and no doubt carried the beliefs and the legends of one region to the other. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  17. Think of them: terrorism, the spread of weapons of mass destruction, organized crime, drug trafficking, ethnic and religious hatred, aggression by rogue states, environmental degradation. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various