The customers were sisters; that was visible at a glance.
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.
The customers came in crowds every day and bought quantities, especially the toffee customers.
The shop was crammed with customers, and there were crowds of mice upon the biscuit canisters.
He stared at Hepzibah a moment, as an elder customer than himself would have been likely enough to do, not knowing what to make of the tragic attitude and queer scowl wherewith she regarded him.
So Hepzibah put forth her lank arm, and, taking the effigy from the shop-window, delivered it to her first customer.
At any other time Maud might have resented being addressed as 'kid' by a customer, but now she welcomed it.
Mr Shute had lowered with ease the record for gay badinage, hitherto held by the red-faced customer; yet to all appearances there had been no change in Arthur's manner.
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.
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.
-- to promenade, as usual and customer
"No, no; see, she has got a customer
; there is old Wakem himself just coming up."
As he got up meekly, the other reflected that he had always been a steady man, and might soon be a good customer
It is easy to see at once that a tailor of such renown, instead of running after customers
, made difficulties about obliging any fresh ones.
I will, with your leave, relate to you, miss, the story of one of our customers