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1  A feed store, its windows opaque with the dust of bran, a patent medicine advertisement painted on its roof.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  She looked doubtfully at the impenetrable reality of yawning trolley conductor and sleepy passengers and placards advertising soap and underwear.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
3  With hazy eyes she tried to read the lists of characters, which were hidden among lifeless advertisements of pianos, music-dealers, restaurants, candy.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  It was raised above the floor, and it did have a movable curtain, painted with the advertisement of a druggist dead these ten years, but otherwise it might not have been recognized as a stage.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
5  The film was a highly advertised and abysmal thing smacking of simpering hair-dressers, cheap perfume, red-plush suites on the back streets of tenderloins, and complacent fat women chewing gum.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
6  The Commercial Club issued a booklet prepared by a great and expensive literary person from a Minneapolis advertising agency, a red-headed young man who smoked cigarettes in a long amber holder.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
7  In the hotel office she could see a stretch of bare unclean floor, a line of rickety chairs with brass cuspidors between, a writing-desk with advertisements in mother-of-pearl letters upon the glass-covered back.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
8  Sure of itself, it bullies other civilizations, as a traveling salesman in a brown derby conquers the wisdom of China and tacks advertisements of cigarettes over arches for centuries dedicate to the sayings of Confucius.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
9  He proposed an informal exhibition match to advertise the association; he suggested that Carol and himself, the Haydocks, the Woodfords, and the Dillons play doubles, and that the association be formed from the gathered enthusiasts.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX