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purchaser

One who buys or contracts to buy real property. Also See vendor.
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Our owner was a practical person and he perceived that this defect must be mended if he hoped to find a purchaser for the king.
The agent explained that the houses were built that way, as the purchasers generally preferred to finish the basements to suit their own taste.
Their chief trade consists in provisions, cows, sheep, goats, fowls, pepper, and gold, which is weighed out to the purchaser, and principally in salt, which is properly the money of this country.
One thing has come on top of another: her rags to buy, and now a purchaser has turned up for the Moscow estate and for the house.
Kitty felt that in her, in her manner of life, she would find an example of what she was now so painfully seeking: interest in life, a dignity in life--apart from the worldly relations of girls with men, which so revolted Kitty, and appeared to her now as a shameful hawking about of goods in search of a purchaser.
Then the tradesman does not pay a part of it-- the purchaser pays all of it?
But it seems to me that the purchaser does all the paying, even then.
Cement sidewalks were also laid, so that all the purchaser had to do was to select his lot and architect and start building.
Jones, who affected to be surprised at nothing after his crushing experience with railroad freight rates on firweood and charcoal, betrayed no surprise now when the task was given to him to locate the purchaser of a certain sorrel mare.
And Barney entered into the hell of education that later won his purchaser more time than he could deliver over the best vaudeville circuits in Canada and the United States.
He had gone abroad with his wife to live on the little income that had been saved from the wreck of his fortune; and he had left the house and lands in such a state of neglect that no new purchaser had thus far been found to take them.
Then you shall be courteously entreated to call and examine, and shall find an abundance of husbands, wives, brothers, sisters, fathers, mothers, and young children, to be "sold separately, or in lots to suit the convenience of the purchaser;" and that soul immortal, once bought with blood and anguish by the Son of God, when the earth shook, and the rocks rent, and the graves were opened, can be sold, leased, mortgaged, exchanged for groceries or dry goods, to suit the phases of trade, or the fancy of the purchaser.

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