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Usage examples for grocer

  1. For there was a grocer amongst the Missionars, who, he feared, might draw some of his subjects away from their allegiance, seeing he must have a certain religious influence of which Robert was void, to bring to bear upon them. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  2. But could you not get tea on credit, from the grocer? – Fanny, the Flower-Girl by Selina Bunbury
  3. Well, whichever it is, said the grocer, the credit of the farm's coming back. – White Lilac; or the Queen of the May by Amy Walton
  4. One of Oliver Cromwell's great grandsons was a grocer on Snow Hill, and others of his descendants died in great poverty. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  5. " Oh, that is quite different," said the grocer. – The-New-McGuffey-Fourth-Reader by McGuffey, William Holmes
  6. " Why, sir," said the grocer, " that sounds like the times when I was a boy and we used to have elections." – The Napoleon of Notting Hill by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  7. Probably your grocer stocks them. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  8. I passed down into the Hall, and there hear that Mr. Bowles, the grocer, after 4 or 5 days' sickness, is dead, and this day buried. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  9. Mr. Blake was a grocer, to whom ten dollars had been owing for a year. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  10. Then, as she was leaving the room, he asked, " Is it true that the grocer Boxon is dead?" – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  11. What does a man and a grocer want? – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  12. " I thought nothing of being a grocer then," he said. – The Napoleon of Notting Hill by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  13. But Tallowax, the grocer in High Street, will be up here by that time. – The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollope
  14. A grocer next to the hotel was adjusting a swinging shelf affixed to the store- front, preparatory to piling his wares upon it; a lean- faced man standing in a doorway in the building adjoining the grocery was inspecting a six- shooter that he had removed from the holster at his side. – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  15. Such a man might be a grocer, or a local mayor, or a duke; it was all one; he was a child of Mary; and he loved her with all his heart, and Gabriel's salute was on his lips. – Lourdes by Robert Hugh Benson
  16. No sooner had the General released David's hand than it was seized by the grocer, who appeared to be as glad to see him as though he knew that the boy had come there to buy a bill of goods worth hundreds of dollars. – The Boy Trapper by Harry Castlemon
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