Mr. Bagnet, being deeply convinced that to have a pair of fowls for dinner is to attain the highest pitch of imperial luxury, invariably goes forth himself very early in the morning of this day to buy a pair; he is, as invariably, taken in by the vendor and installed in the possession of the oldest inhabitants of any coop in Europe.
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My school is looking for a new vendor to provide food and service in the cafeteria.
But she came back with a bag of roasted chestnuts from a street vendor.