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proprietor
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The House of Mirth
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  • The remark was uttered with a little air of proprietorship not lost on its object, who concealed a faint blush of annoyance by stooping to pick up the book he had dropped at Lily’s approach.

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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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