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  • In the entr'actes they met other lone delegates.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The delegates were entertained, incessantly and firmly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The official delegates were magnificent with silver and magenta ribbons.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At half-past seven they sat in their room, with Elbert Wing and two up-state delegates.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Babbitt perceived that as an official delegate he must be more dignified.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The leader of the Galop de Vache delegation was a large, reddish, roundish man, but active.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • After the meeting, delegates from all over the state said, "Hower you, Brother Babbitt?"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As the delegates arrived, not in taxicabs but in the family automobile driven by the oldest son or by Cousin Fred, they formed impromptu processions through the station waiting-room.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He had in fifteen minutes changed from a minor delegate to a personage almost as well known as that diplomat of business, Cecil Rountree.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Besides the five official delegates to the convention—Babbitt, Rountree, W. A. Rogers, Alvin Thayer, and Elbert Wing—there were fifty unofficial delegates, most of them with their wives.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Besides the five official delegates to the convention—Babbitt, Rountree, W. A. Rogers, Alvin Thayer, and Elbert Wing—there were fifty unofficial delegates, most of them with their wives.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Without request, the Zenith delegates (except Rountree) gathered round a marble dancing nymph and sang "Here we come, the fellows from Zenith, the Zip Citee."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Babbitt was an official delegate; another was Cecil Rountree, whom Babbitt admired for his picaresque speculative building, and hated for his social position, for being present at the smartest dances on Royal Ridge.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But on the train his pride was restored by meeting delegates from Sparta, Pioneer, and other smaller cities of the state, who listened respectfully when, as a magnifico from the metropolis of Zenith, he explained politics and the value of a Good Sound Business Administration.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It chanced that all the delegates from Pioneer belonged to the Brotherly and Protective Order of Elks, and they produced an enormous banner lettered: "B. P. O. E.—Best People on Earth—Boost Pioneer, Oh Eddie."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You know during the war we had the Undesirable Element, the Reds and walking delegates and just the plain common grouches, dead to rights, and so did we for quite a while after the war, but folks forget about the danger and that gives these cranks a chance to begin working underground again, especially a lot of these parlor socialists.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Down the echoing spaces of the hall the delegates paraded after Willy Lumsen's banner, the men waving their cigars, the women conscious of their new frocks and strings of beads, all singing to the tune of Auld Lang Syne the official City Song, written by Chum Frink: Good old Zenith, Our kin and kith, Wherever we may be, Hats in the ring, We blithely sing Of thy Prosperity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then if that don't work, the G. C. L. can finally send a little delegation around to inform folks that get too flip that they got to conform to decent standards and quit shooting off their mouths so free.  (not reviewed by editor)

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