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contract
used in Babbitt

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  • ...... Nom And this morning Babbitt was too disquieted to entertain her with items from Mechanics' Liens, Mortgages Recorded, and Contracts Awarded.
    Chapter 2 (93% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • When we were in college together, he was just as hard up as any of us, and he's made a million good bucks out of contracting and hasn't been any dishonester or bought any more city councils than was necessary.
    Chapter 2 (86% in)
  • Before he gambled he consulted bankers, lawyers, architects, contracting builders, and all of their clerks and stenographers who were willing to be cornered and give him advice.
    Chapter 4 (73% in)
  • Behind the gold and scarlet banner of his public achievements was the dun background of office-routine: leases, sales-contracts, lists of properties to rent.
    Chapter 16 (9% in)
  • She danced into the house, she flung herself into Babbitt's lap when he was reading, she crumpled his paper, and laughed at him when he adequately explained that he hated a crumpled newspaper as he hated a broken sales-contract.
    Chapter 18 (10% in)

There are no more uses of "contract" in Babbitt.

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