Genius For Business
It's a highly prized faculty in shop-keeping to sell something when a
customer comes in, if you can. A female relative of ours went into a
Hanover street fancy store 'tother day, to "look over" some ivory card
and needle cases; the slightly agricultural-looking clerk "flew around,"
and when the question "Have you any ivory card cases?" was propounded,
"Not any, mum;" glancing into the show-case, his visual orbs lit upon
a profusion of well-known matters in domestic economy, for the
abrogation of certain parasitic insects.
"Haven't any card cases, mum,--got some elegant ivory small-tooth