Is not `retailer' the term which is applied to those who sit in the market-place
engaged in buying and selling, while those who wander from one city to another are called merchants?
Lastly, in lieu of these shifting scenes, came back the rude market-place
of the Puritan, settlement, with all the townspeople assembled, and levelling their stern regards at Hester Prynne -- yes, at herself -- who stood on the scaffold of the pillory, an infant on her arm, and the letter A, in scarlet, fantastically embroidered with gold thread, upon her bosom
When he came to Nottingham he greeted the scowling gate-keeper blithely and proceeded to the market-place
All this I saw from the open window of the Warden's breakfast-saloon, looking across the shoulder of the Lord Chancellor, who had sprung to his feet the moment the shouting began, almost as if he had been expecting it, and had rushed to the window which commanded the best view of the market-place
I have visited the market-places
, as your worship advises me, and yesterday I found a stall-keeper selling new hazel nuts and proved her to have mixed a bushel of old empty rotten nuts with a bushel of new; I confiscated the whole for the children of the charity-school, who will know how to distinguish them well enough, and I sentenced her not to come into the market-place
for a fortnight; they told me I did bravely.