And why doesn't the Government keep its books this way?
"You want me to come to America and keep your books?"
"You asked me to come here to keep your books."
By any standard, Washington does not do a good job of keeping its own books.
Despite his accomplishments, he never wrote a book, held public office, or even kept books.
No one noticed this, because she also kept the organization's books.
"I don't know anything about running a business, keeping books."
Once, he said, they kept his books in a station overnight.
In a better world, they say, the Government would keep separate books for capital and current expenses.
Your theory is for me to begin with keeping books in order to become a successful lawyer or man of business.