Silky, who was present, en amateur; but the matter could not be helped, as these were customers
who acted and thought for themselves, and all the oily persuasion of shop-eloquence could not influence them.
come again and again, and buy quantities, in spite of being afraid of Ginger and Pickles.
came in, as the forenoon advanced, but rather slowly; in some cases, too, it must be owned, with little satisfaction either to themselves or Miss Hepzibah; nor, on the whole, with an aggregate of very rich emolument to the till.
'It isn't fair,' she said, one morning when the rush of customers
had ceased and they had the shop to themselves.
Percerin's doors were closed, while a servant, standing before them, was explaining to the illustrious customers
of the illustrious tailor that just then M.
were either very young men, who hung about the window for a time before slipping in suddenly; or men of a more mature age, but looking generally as if they were not in funds.
`Get a seven-days' license, and I'll make it worth your while;' and you know, Polly, they are very good customers
Just then one of the customers
at the far side rose suddenly and made for the door.
She left them, and, since for a minute or two there was no one to attend to, sat down and looked at the evening paper which a customer
had left behind him.
For the rest, both the tap and parlour of the Six Jolly Fellowship Porters gave upon the river, and had red curtains matching the noses of the regular customers
, and were provided with comfortable fireside tin utensils, like models of sugar-loaf hats, made in that shape that they might, with their pointed ends, seek out for themselves glowing nooks in the depths of the red coals, when they mulled your ale, or heated for you those delectable drinks, Purl, Flip, and Dog's Nose.
He seemed wilfully to mistake the word she had repeated, when he added, in a hurry, "Yes, customers
; in the banking business we usually call our connection our customers
Over the doorway was an ancient porch, quaintly and grotesquely carved; and here on summer evenings the more favoured customers
smoked and drank--ay, and sang many a good song too, sometimes--reposing on two grim-looking high-backed settles, which, like the twin dragons of some fairy tale, guarded the entrance to the mansion.
Ikey Schoenstein was the night clerk of the Blue Light and the friend of his customers
. Thus it is on the East Side, where the heart of pharmacy is not g1ace.
It is true, she was looking very charming herself, and Stephen was paying her the utmost attention on this public occasion; jealously buying up the articles he had seen under her fingers in the process of making, and gayly helping her to cajole the male customers
into the purchase of the most effeminate futilities.
He was keeping open all night, and dozing between customers