The card-players have plunged suddenly in medias res of bargaining.
And he, ‘I do not feel like chaffering and bargaining this morning.’
The price of it was three sous, but, by dint of bargaining, she got it for two.
It may be that he is bargaining for the Chancellorship, which he is certainly not fit for.
"I hate the idea of bargaining with that wretch," said Lucille.