1 The proprietor and two clerks stood on the sidewalk with armfuls of bolts of cotton cloth they had been displaying.
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2 A man in shirt sleeves, presumably Del Snafflin the proprietor, shaving a man who had a large Adam's apple.
3 Mrs. Wilks was the proprietor of Ye Art Shoppe and Magazine and Book Store, and the reader of the small Christian Science church.
4 Handsome Anton Jelinek, who had rented his homestead and come to town, was the proprietor.
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5 She did not linger to discuss class distinctions with Madame Pouponne, but hastened to a neighboring grocery store, feeling sure that Mademoiselle would have left her address with the proprietor.
6 In the end, when the silence and suspense were no longer to be borne, he got up and hammered on the door; and the proprietor came, yawning and rubbing his eyes.
7 A man he took for the proprietor was standing in the lobby, and he went up to him and tackled him for a job.
8 It took no inconsiderable perseverance to arouse the inmates; but at last the respectable proprietor appeared, and undid the door.
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9 The most "puzzled" were the school-master and Thenardier, the proprietor of the tavern, who was everybody's friend, and had not disdained to ally himself with Boulatruelle.
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10 The proprietor had a fine nickname: he was called Rousseau the Aquatic.
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11 The proprietor of the stall said to them: "You cannot live here any longer."
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12 The baker, who was the proprietor in person, took up a loaf and a knife.
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13 The last proprietor of the dynasty, Father Hucheloup, no longer acquainted even with the tradition, had the post painted blue.
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14 It appeared, indeed, from the countenance of this proprietor, that he was of a frank, but hasty and choleric temper.
15 The largest landed proprietor in that part is a Mr. John Turner, who made his money in Australia and returned some years ago to the old country.
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