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they required no painful attention; but when the soda water and brandy and cigars made their appearance in Mr Longestaffe’s own back room, then the trumpet was sounded with a full blast.  ‘I mean to let the fellows know what’s what,’ said Melmotte, walking about the room.  Lord Alfred had thrown himself into an arm-chair, and was consoling himself as best he might with tobacco.  ’Give and take is a very good motto.  If I scratch their back, I mean them to scratch mine.  They won’t find many people to spend ten thousand pounds in entertaining a guest of the country’s as a private enterprise.  I don’t know of any other man of business who could do it, or would do it.  It’s not much any of...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Way We Live Now from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.