The purchase of that which neither belongs to the seller, nor can belong to the buyer.
This gave him the appearance, either of an artist of sorts or of a seller of chestnuts!
The seller of the arts may be called an art-seller; the seller of virtue, a Sophist.
The buyer gains much by being open and above board with the seller.
I thought the seller's conscience a trifle lax when he asked £13, 13s.
Sometimes the purchaser wins in the gamble, sometimes the seller.
I left you the seller, leave me the buyer; I left you the cane, leave me the sword.
Of course, such a transaction is a fraud on the part of the seller.
Clearly, he ought to require the seller to give him a warranty.
And rightfully, too, for the reason that the seller had deceived him, which he had no right to do.