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 Business, Busy.Bu’sirane (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Business To-morrow.
 
When the Spartans seized upon Thebes, they placed Arc’hias over the garrison. Pelop’idas, with eleven others, banded together to put Archias to the sword. A letter containing full details of the plot was given to the Spartan polemarch at the banquet table; but Archias thrust the letter under his cushion, saying, “Business tomorrow.” But long ere that sun arose he was numbered with the dead.   1
 


 Business, Busy.Bu’sirane (3 syl.). 

 
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