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grocer

a dealer in foodstuffs and other household supplies
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The worthy grocer could say no more; he had just perceived his partner.
thought the grocer, looking earnestly at the traveler, "he looks sad
After all, it's not his fault that his father's a grocer," George Osborne said, who, though a little chap, had a very high popularity among the Swishtail youth; and his opinion was received with great applause.
Dobbin, the despised grocer, was Alderman Dobbin--Alderman Dobbin was Colonel of the City Light Horse, then burning with military ardour to resist the French Invasion.
There was no doubt about drapers and grocers, when they came of good old Grimworth families, like Mr.
There was no competition in it at present; the Church-people had their own grocer and draper; the Dissenters had theirs; and the two or three butchers found a ready market for their joints without strict reference to religious persuasion--except that the rector's wife had given a general order for the veal sweet- breads and the mutton kidneys, while Mr.
Athos was mistaken in the cause of this hesitation, and, attributing it to a fear the grocer might have of offering humble hospitality, "Never mind, never mind," said he, still going up, "the dwelling of a tradesman in this quarter is not expected to be a palace.
Athos perceived that the grocer would marry Truchen, and, in spite of fate, establish a family.
The grocer, intent upon his news- paper, might have passed them, if his horse had not shied and snorted.
The grocer ran his finger down the advertisement column of his newspaper--"Lost, stolen or strayed, 10s.
The letter had arrived by that morning's post; but, being Sunday evening, the grocer requested that application might be made for it the next morning.
Saint Antoine slept, the Defarges slept: even The Vengeance slept with her starved grocer, and the drum was at rest.