1 She had decided to defer the purchase of the dressing-case till she should receive the bill for her new opera-cloak, and the resolve made her feel much richer than when she had entered the shop.
2 Not a bad purchase for Rosedale, though: attracts attention, and awes the Western sight-seer.
3 The great event was their purchase of a summer cottage, down on Lake Minniemashie.
4 He had come to purchase a wedding gift for his daughter, Janet, and an outfit for himself in which he might make a creditable appearance at her marriage.
5 It happened sometimes when Edna went to see Mademoiselle Reisz that the little musician was absent, giving a lesson or making some small necessary household purchase.
6 The dinner was of ordinary quality, except for the few delicacies which she had sent out to purchase.
7 He went out to a neighboring cigar stand to purchase cigarette papers, and when he came back he found that Celestine had served the black coffee in the parlor.
8 They had talked about looking at more houses before they made the purchase; but then they did not know where any more were, and they did not know any way of finding out.
9 The customer had desired to purchase an alarm clock, and the boss had shown him two exactly similar, telling him that the price of one was a dollar and of the other a dollar seventy-five.
10 Their beams of crimson seemed to get no purchase upon the bodies of their foes; the latter seemed to evade them with ease, and come through, between, around, and about with unopposed skill.
11 Various spectators, intending to purchase, or not intending, examining, and commenting on their various points and faces with the same freedom that a set of jockeys discuss the merits of a horse.
12 The machinery had still to be installed, and Whymper was negotiating the purchase of it, but the structure was completed.
13 By the evening of that day Napoleon was back at work, and on the next day it was learned that he had instructed Whymper to purchase in Willingdon some booklets on brewing and distilling.
14 Nobody was ever on any account to give anybody anything, or render anybody help without purchase.
15 "I hoarded it to purchase my freedom," said Gurth.