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agent
 n.  one that acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
Classic Sentence: (125 in 9 pages)
1  The station agent hoisted a dead calf aboard the baggage-car.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  The Republican Party, the Grand Old Party of Blaine and McKinley, is the agent of the Lord and of the Baptist Church in temporal affairs.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
3  That inscrutable thing is chiefly what I hate; and be the white whale agent, or be the white whale principal, I will wreak that hate upon him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
4  That before living agent, now became the living instrument.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
5  For a change, one could talk to the station agent; but he was another malcontent; spent all his spare time writing letters to officials requesting a transfer.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
6  The agent said his face was striped with court-plaster, and he carried his left hand in a sling.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XV
7  It proved to be a long mile and a half, but they walked it, and half an hour or so later the agent put in an appearance.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 4
8  It was all brand-new, so the agent told them, but he talked so incessantly that they were quite confused, and did not have time to ask many questions.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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9  When they ventured to hint at this, the agent's reply was that the purchasers would be moving in shortly.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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10  The agent explained that the houses were built that way, as the purchasers generally preferred to finish the basements to suit their own taste.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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11  All of this, however, did not chill their ardor as much as might have been expected, because of the volubility of the agent.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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12  And so they went and told the agent that they were ready to make the agreement.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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13  The agent was most polite, and explained that that was the usual formula; that it was always arranged that the property should be merely rented.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 4
14  She expected the agent to fly into a passion, but he was, to her bewilderment, as ever imperturbable; he even offered to go and get a lawyer for her, but she declined this.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 4
15  And so Teta Elzbieta laid the money on the table, and the agent picked it up and counted it, and then wrote them a receipt for it and passed them the deed.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 4
Example Sentence: (106 in 8 pages)
1  He was blackmailed by an enemy agent.
2  Please contact our agent in Spain for further information.
3  Ring up your agent in New York and put your proposition to him.
4  He is a real estate agent.
5  My agent has power to sign my name.
6  I made the booking through a travel agent.
7  I made David my agent while I was abroad.
8  The agent priced the car at the right level for the market.
9  A commercial agent manages the business affairs of company.
10  The estate agent had pictures of the house from the outside but none of its interior.
11  Our agent in Rio deals with all our Brazilian business.
12  The secret agent was arrested on a charge of sabotage.
13  She was shafted by her agent over the film rights to her book.
14  That store was a front for foreign agent.
15  An agent bought the rights to his life.