Usage examples for promoter

  1. He was a very active promoter of local improvements, and diligent in cultivating his grounds and garden. – Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Vol. 3 by George Gilfillan
  2. " So that," the little promoter concluded sadly, " is why I don't like Mars and rasslin' and Martian Mules and people who talk about such things." – Hoiman and the Solar Circuit by Gordon Dewey
  3. The Viceroy had been so much annoyed by the opposition shown to the scheme, that it took a good deal of tact on the part of its promoter to make things run smoothly. – The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. Volume 1 by Frederick Whymper
  4. Archdeacon Blackburne himself, the great promoter of it, held no heretical opinions on the subject of the Trinity. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  5. " Well, the Honorable Dave has got McVickar dead to rights this time," remarked the older of the two, a hard- featured, round- bodied real- estate promoter to whom Blount had been introduced on his first day in the capital, but whose name he could not now recall. – The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush by Francis Lynde
  6. And he recognised in the miserable little swaggering dandy before him the author and the promoter of his friend's ruin; on him therefore his sudden rage expended itself. – The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch by Talbot Baines Reed
  7. The producer- promoter was a well- set- up man just approaching middle age. – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  8. He was a most studious promoter and strenuous asserter of order and discipline. –  by
  9. So far from indulging in unreasonable austerity, he delighted to see the poor and the laboring man rejoice; and for this purpose he was a great promoter of holidays. – Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving
  10. The chief promoter was De Witt Clinton. – A Brief History of the United States by John Bach McMaster
  11. Kathleen O'Hara is the promoter? – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  12. Mudge, the Chicago promoter, had been particularly successful in disposing of the Company's bonds, at least a sufficient number to keep the work going and meet the local obligations. – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  13. He saw himself the leader of a world- wide conquest- the promoter of a prodigious scheme of universal reform. – Mohammed, The Prophet of Islam by H. E. E. Hayes
  14. He went straight from there to Rockamore, the promoter. – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  15. " Well, naturally, to have a safe understanding you'd have to," admitted the promoter. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  16. O'More was the chief promoter of the projected insurrection. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  17. Later on a promoter endeavored to rent Jeffries Hall for a roller skating rink. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  18. The people of Ghent were reminded that the chief promoter of this new negotiation was Champagny, a man who owed a deep debt of hatred to their city, for the long, and as he believed, the unjust confinement which he had endured within its walls. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  19. " This is a time, Turner, when it's mighty easy to make a mistake," went on the promoter earnestly. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  20. At the first glance the face seemed oddly and strikingly familiar; but when the young man marked the new- comer's entrance, the small hand- bag in which the amateur promoter carried his papers, and got up to shake hands, Ford found the suggestive gropings baffled. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde