merchant


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merchant

1. Chiefly US and Canadian a person engaged in retail trade
2. (esp in historical contexts) any trader
3. 
a. of the merchant navy
b. of or concerned with trade

Merchant

Ismail . born 1936, Indian film producer, noted for his collaboration with James Ivory on such films as Shakespeare Wallah (1965), The Europeans (1979), A Room with a View (1986), The Remains of the Day (1993), and The Golden Bowl (2000)
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The merchant, protesting his innocence, bewailed his wife and children, and tried pitifully to avert his fate.
Finish," said he, "the story of the genius and the merchant.
They know that the merchant is their natural patron and friend; and they are aware, that however great the confidence they may justly feel in their own good sense, their interests can be more effectually promoted by the merchant than by themselves.
Will not the merchant understand and be disposed to cultivate, as far as may be proper, the interests of the mechanic and manufacturing arts, to which his commerce is so nearly allied?
At the sight of this he was overjoyed, and forgetting all about his son, went into trade again, and became a richer merchant than before.
Meantime little Heinel grew up, and as the end of the twelve years drew near the merchant began to call to mind his bond, and became very sad and thoughtful; so that care and sorrow were written upon his face.
he heard just then the voice of Sofya Ivanovna behind him, and also of the merchant who had supported him.
The merchant again supported him, and leading him by the arm helped him to be seated.
It became the great interior mart and place of deposit, and some of the regular merchants who prosecuted the trade in person, under their licenses, formed establishments here.
The Canadian traders, for a long time, had troublesome competitors in the British merchants of New York, who inveigled the Indian hunters and the coureurs des bois to their posts, and traded with them on more favorable terms.
They're not merchants, you know: they're speculators.
D' and E', will not be NOT SO DIM as the extremities of the Merchant.