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grocer

a dealer in foodstuffs and other household supplies
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thought the grocer, looking earnestly at the traveler, "he looks sad
Before he answered, D'Artagnan took his time, and that appeared an age to the poor grocer.
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.
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.
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.
If grocery, then it was to be hoped that no mother of a family would trust the teas of an untried grocer.
or, if new grocers were to fill their windows with mountains of currants and sugar, made seductive by contrast and tickets,--what security was there for Grimworth, that a vagrant spirit in shopping, once introduced, would not in the end carry the most important families to the larger market town of Cattleton, where, business being done on a system of small profits and quick returns, the fashions were of the freshest, and goods of all kinds might be bought at an advantage?
Saint Antoine slept, the Defarges slept: even The Vengeance slept with her starved grocer, and the drum was at rest.