urgent business

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  • No one is allowed to approach his house except on the most urgent business. Cited from History of the Negro Race, Vol 1, by George W. Williams
  • A man came to see me late last night, saying he was sent by you on urgent business. Cited from Temporal Power, by Marie Corelli
  • "Will you tell him that I wish to see him on urgent business?" Cited from By England's Aid, by G. A. Henty
  • A gentleman had called to see him on urgent business connected with the case. Cited from The Pit Prop Syndicate, by Freeman Wills Croft
  • Still, was there no urgent business that required him in town? Cited from Sir George Tressady, Vol. I, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • We thought he had got very urgent business to do. Cited from Indian speeches (1907-1909), by John Morley (AKA Viscount Morley)
  • You see my uncle was to have met us at the station, but urgent business kept him elsewhere. Cited from From Plotzk to Boston, by Mary Antin
  • He dismissed the unusual incident, and went on about his more urgent business. Cited from Starr, of the Desert, by B. M Bower
  • Monck's away on urgent business, been away for ever so long now. Cited from The Lamp in the Desert, by Ethel M. Dell
  • I cannot come to-night; some urgent business Will all this night employ me otherwise. Cited from A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. IX, by Various
  • But he had been summoned to London the day before on urgent business. Cited from Prisoners, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • It was another two hours' leave of absence she asked for "on urgent business." Cited from Good Indian, by B. M. Bower
  • The matter was referred to a committee, but more urgent business thrust it out of sight. Cited from Life of John Milton, by Richard Garnett
  • The private secretary could not tell, as the President's time was much occupied by urgent business. Cited from McClure's Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 1, May 1908, by Various
  • DEAR PAUL -- I have to go to London suddenly on very urgent business. Cited from The Captives, by Hugh Walpole
  • In your letter you stated that urgent business demanded your return to Paris, possibly to America. Cited from Infelice, by Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
  • Whenever a young knight has urgent business, be sure that a lady is in question. Cited from In Freedom's Cause, G. A. Henty
  • Dickson produced a card and asked to see his master on urgent business. Cited from Huntingtower, John Buchan
  • One day some urgent business called her to the city of Antwerp. Cited from After Long Years, Trans. S. A. Miller/A. M. Dunne
  • Then he sent a note to the girl requesting an interview on urgent business. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1917, ed. by Edward J. O'Brien
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