- The proprietor leaned forward in his chair, the better to see the ragged dirty man.
- The proprietor, a sullen lanky man, sat in a chair on the porch.
- The gathering of men surrounded the proprietor.
- The proprietor dropped his front chair legs to the floor and leaned forward.
- " The proprietor said, "If you wanta pull in here an’ camp it’ll cost you four bits.
- Expression was gone from their faces; and their eyes, in the shadows under their hats, moved secretly up to the face of the proprietor.
- His dark eyes looked slowly up at the proprietor.
- "Half a dollar a car," said the proprietor.
- "He came in a car," said the proprietor.
- "They’s plenty of ’em," the proprietor said.
- " The proprietor said, "Prob’ly shif’less.
- The proprietor still sat in his chair, and the lantern hissed and flared.
- They heard it hit the house and saw the proprietor spring to his feet and peer into the darkness.
- The proprietor, a little gray man with an unkempt mustache and watery eyes, leaned on the counter reading a newspaper.
- The men stirred, changed positions, and their glittering eyes moved slowly upward to the mouth of the proprietor, and their eyes watched for his lips to move.
- The hiss of the lantern dropped to a sigh and the proprietor lowered the front chair legs to the porch, stood up, and pumped the lantern until the hiss was sharp and high again.
- Al can stay an’ Uncle John can come with us—" He looked at the proprietor.
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- After 40 years of greeting guests in person, the proprietor is retiring.
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