Usage examples for possessor

  1. " The possessor, and the heir, of perhaps the finest houses and the most magnificent estates in England," said Lord Lackington, with a shrug of pity. – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. It is the penalty of eminence to put its possessor apart. – A Red Wallflower by Susan Warner
  3. When we came to the door of the house, we met the peasant, its present possessor. – Dreams, Waking Thoughts, and Incidents by William Beckford
  4. Experience which renders human activity machine- like is a form of experience that increases the probability that the possessor will be discarded and his work accomplished by the introduction of some new tool or some new method of work. – Increasing-Human-Efficiency-in-Business-a-contribution-to-the-psychology-of-business by Scott, Walter Dill
  5. The present possessor of the rock castle has had the figure restored. – Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe by Sabine Baring-Gould
  6. Its possessor says: " I have had enough of this; the kinder I am, the worse people treat me. – Godliness by Catherine Booth
  7. In case the wedding takes place in the country and invitations are sent to many friends in the city, a card giving directions as to what train to take, and where, which is to be presented to the conductor instead of a ticket, and which entitles the possessor to special accommodations, is enclosed with the invitation. – The Etiquette of To-day by Edith B. Ordway
  8. I am the possessor of them all. – The Gospel of the Hereafter by J. Paterson-Smyth
  9. Here is the contract, which you will give in person to the possessor." – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  10. As Blue Beard had no heirs, she found herself the possessor of his great riches. – Favorite Fairy Tales by Logan Marshall
  11. He had been abandoned to such for some vague ultimate good to the colossal idea of fortune which neither he nor its late possessor could spend. – Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker by Marguerite Bryant
  12. Janet's eyes followed the curly brown head as its possessor came slowly back from the gate. – Harvest by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  13. On the death of its last possessor, Maffeo Pinelli, in 1787, the collection was sold to a firm of English booksellers. – The Great Book-Collectors by Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
  14. As the five cents with white border does not appear in the list of reprints or " specimens" the series was not, after all, complete, and the possessor of this stamp may feel confident of possessing an original. – History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America by John Kerr Tiffany
  15. As far as pride of heart in the possessor is concerned, undoubtedly the temptation is even greater. – The Portland Sketch Book by Various
  16. And he named me as the possessor of the ring? – Frank Merriwell's Chums by Burt L. Standish
  17. I have been the dupe of it, but no matter; that talent of yours does exist, it is wonderful, divine, I admire it, I love it, and the highest homage I can render to it is, in my estimation, to foster for the possessor of it the purest feelings of friendship. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  18. In London, she strove with equal determination to admit no one to her parties who was not the possessor of a title- commoners, however well born, were received by her with a scarcely concealed insolence. – The Letter-Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope v. I. by A. M. W. Stirling (compiler)
  19. A pleasant, smiling face is of great worth to its possessor and to the world that is privileged to look upon it. – The Girl Wanted by Nixon Waterman