The shopkeeping class comes mostly from Fuh-kien and the coast districts of Amoy.
"And shopkeeping Englishmen," murmured Clyffurde, under his breath.
shopkeeping is generally easy, and often pleasant; hence the excessive number of individuals applying themselves to it.
They indeed were so once, but the shopkeepers have long ceased from their shopkeeping.
Shadrach knew nothing of shopkeeping, and Joanna very little, but they hoped to learn.
And on the strength of this he would have nothing more to do with his shopkeeping parents in Naples.
Induce tenants of the shopkeeping class to come and start in business, offering to the community adequate rate-rents.
It is better than shopkeeping, because the money comes by itself; and it is infinitely more genteel.
Farming, preaching, and shopkeeping are secondary matters, to be regulated according to the needs of the family.
This grade is nearly altogether occupied in shopkeeping, hawking, and other mercantile pursuits.