She looked at him, she looked around them-there was a filthy mattress hanging on somebody’s window sill, a pawnshop across the street, a garbage pail at the stoop beside them-one did not ask such a question in such a place, she did not know what it meant, and she answered, "I guess I …. I haven’t any sense of humor."
From behind the rotted posts of what had once been a corner vegetable stand, Dagny glanced furtively back at the street: the rare lamp posts broke the street into separate islands, she could see a pawnshop in the first patch of light, a saloon in the next, a church in the farthest, and black gaps between them; the sidewalks were deserted; it was hard to tell, but the street seemed empty.
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The man inherited the pawnshop from his brother, who had died of a heart attack.
Neal Shusterman -- Unwind
The guitar I bought at a pawnshop with my pizza-delivery earnings when I was a teenager.