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proprietor
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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proprietor
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • The proprietor had just lighted a hanging oil lamp which gave off an unclean but friendly smell.
  • The serious piece of folly had been to come back here in the first place, after buying the diary and without knowing whether the proprietor of the shop could be trusted.

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  • After 40 years of greeting guests in person, the proprietor is retiring.
  • No tax can be laid on land which will not affect the proprietor of millions of acres as well as the proprietor of a single acre.
    Alexander Hamilton  --  The Federalist Papers

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