The mass of the people remained unrepresented in the government; and even if the consuls existed in the days of Heribert, they were but humble legal officers, transacting business for their constituents in the courts of the bishop and his viscount.
In his habits he was punctual and regular, transacting his business early in the morning, and enjoying his siesta after a drive.
Compare, for the retention of simple methods of transacting business, the striking of hands (Prov.
Such a leisurely fashion of transacting business soon grew intolerable, and in 1635 a system of relays was instituted which enabled the journey between the two cities to be accomplished in three days, the charge for a letter being 8d.
Every port of importance on both sides of the Persian Gulf has an Indian postoffice transacting all classes of business.
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