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Sellers

Peter. 1925--80, English radio, stage, and film actor and comedian: noted for his gift of precise vocal mimicry, esp in The Goon Show (with Spike Milligan and Harry Secombe; BBC Radio, 1952--60). His films include I'm All Right, Jack (1959), The Millionairess (1961), The Pink Panther (1963), Dr Strangelove (1964), and Being There (1979)
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He therefore proceeded immediately to castigation: and not contented with that he acquainted Mr Allworthy, at their next meeting, with this monstrous crime, as it appeared to him: inveighing against Tom in the most bitter terms, and likening him to the buyers and sellers who were driven out of the temple.
The door of the shop was the only means of entrance to the house in which Mr Verloc carried on his business of a seller of shady wares, exercised his vocation of a protector of society, and cultivated his domestic virtues.
In the studio with Beverley she found Reginald Sellers, standing in a critical attitude before the easel.
Sellers has been smiting my child and cat hip and thigh.
'My dear Beverley,' said Sellers, rather stiffly, 'I am merely endeavouring to give you my idea of the picture's defects.
She knew just how incompetent Sellers was, and it irritated her beyond endurance to see Beverley's good-humoured acceptance of his patronage.
'I know, my dear fellow; I know,' said Sellers, graciously.
'Mr Sellers,' she said, smoothly, 'had to work very hard himself before he reached his present position.
'Mr Sellers drew that picture of the Waukeesy Shoe and the Restawhile Settee and the tin of sardines in the Little Gem Sardine advertisement.
Book and news dealers, sellers of edibles, drinkables, and cigars, who seemed to have plenty of customers, were continually circulating in the aisles.
The count got out helped by the footmen, and, passing among men and women who were entering and the program sellers, they all three went along the corridor to the first row of boxes.
They were jumbled together in a most unsightly fashion, in the middle of the road; to the great obstruction of the thoroughfare and the annoyance of passengers, who were fain to make their way, as they best could, among carts, baskets, barrows, trucks, casks, bulks, and benches, and to jostle with porters, hucksters, waggoners, and a motley crowd of buyers, sellers, pick- pockets, vagrants, and idlers.