Usage examples for promoter

  1. " Well, naturally, to have a safe understanding you'd have to," admitted the promoter. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  2. 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
  3. " 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
  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. The chief promoter was De Witt Clinton. – A Brief History of the United States by John Bach McMaster
  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. Later on a promoter endeavored to rent Jeffries Hall for a roller skating rink. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  9. " 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
  10. O'More was the chief promoter of the projected insurrection. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  11. 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
  12. " 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
  13. 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
  14. 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