will be the scribe of the proprietor
Taking the slow step first: it certainly was not the step of the proprietor.
He remembered that the proprietor had told him that he should lock the door, and would come later to release him.
As a proprietor
, it is to my interest my house should not be burnt.
would get into a discussion with some one in the lobby, and as the conversation grew animated, others would gather about to listen, until finally every one in the place would be crowded into a group, and a regular debate would be under way.
Matthew Maule," replied the carpenter,--"son of him who built the house,--grandson of the rightful proprietor of the soil.
Here ensued a great many words between Matthew Maule and the proprietor of the Seven Gables, on the subject which the latter had thus broached.
He calls A store A shop," said the proprietor, "and he wants A meal for A shilling.
Well," said the proprietor, and turned with a puzzled smile to the others.
Here, a little knot gathered round a pea and thimble table to watch the plucking of some unhappy greenhorn; and there, another proprietor with his confederates in various disguises--one man in spectacles; another, with an eyeglass and a stylish hat; a third, dressed as a farmer well to do in the world, with his top- coat over his arm and his flash notes in a large leathern pocket- book; and all with heavy-handled whips to represent most innocent country fellows who had trotted there on horseback--sought, by loud and noisy talk and pretended play, to entrap some unwary customer, while the gentlemen confederates (of more villainous aspect still, in clean linen and good clothes), betrayed their close interest in the concern by the anxious furtive glance they cast on all new comers.
This officer was busily plying his vocation when half-a-dozen persons sauntered through the booth, to whom, but without stopping either in his speech or work, he bowed respectfully; at the same time directing, by a look, the attention of a man beside him to the tallest figure in the group, in recognition of whom the proprietor pulled off his hat.
She was immediately admitted to see the proprietor
of this tunnel took candles and conducted us into it.
lies asleep on a sofa - the weather is cool - the time is near midnight: arc will make a sketch of the room during his slumber.
It meant more than free beer to Daughtry, for, when he started to leave, the proprietor
of the place thrust three silver dollars into his hand and begged him to come around with the dog next night.