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proctor
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  • The proctor caught her cheating.
  • I have to proctor an examination on Monday.
  • The day my father died, Stanley Suraweera, now a Proctor at Kegalle, was in Court when a messenger brought him the note: Mervyn has dropped dead.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • PROCTOR : No, no. I have signed it.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible

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  • The man we all awaited was our proctor.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • The proctor was also a stranger, and did not attempt to communicate with me in any way.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • Then the decree nisi and the King’s proctor tries to show cause why and, he failing to quash it, nisi was made absolute.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Then he told me how she had gone to the proctor to have him moved out and how the proctor had revealed enough low stubbornness toinsiston consultingShreve first.
    William Faulkner  --  The Sound and the Fury
  • James’s tongue unloosed with the port, and he told his cousin his life, his prospects, his debts, his troubles at the little-go, and his rows with the proctors, filling rapidly from the bottles before him, and flying from Port to Madeira with joyous activity.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • Only the Elder Brother and his proctors are permitted to speak, and the proctors only for one day of every seven.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Feast For Crows

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  • "Hands out where I can see them," the proctor says.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • She proposed that Graves replace her in the biology class, and proctor the exam while she, Beasley, took Michael into a separate room and gave him the test verbally.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • They says: "There’s several; but it’s the Proctors, mainly."
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Colonel Stamp Proctor.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • THE PROCTOR SHUTS the door and takes his seat.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • "The amiable old Proctor" — who’s he?
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • He’s got a good job workin’ at Proctor and Gamble, where his main function, as far as I can tell, is kissin’ up to white people.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Tears of a Tiger
  • Maybe that’s why they sent the old Proctor here — to whip our dear Lady Jessica into line.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • There were scientific works, too, among which were represented men such as Tyndall, Proctor, and Darwin.
    Jack London  --  Sea Wolf
  • I was teasing her with this spendthrift suggestion because I knew she was happy and would enjoy being teased a little, though there was always the chance she would accept the idea and take me down to Newark to one of the great first-run movie housesLoew’s State or the Branford or Proctor’s—that charged twenty-five cents for admission.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • Read minds and make a killing on the market… (Guild Law forbade speculation or gambling by peepers) Read minds and know the answers to all exam questions… (That was a schoolboy, unaware that Esper Proctors were hired by Examination Boards to prevent that kind of peeper-cheating) Read minds and know what people really think of me… Read minds and know which girls are willing… Read minds and be like a King… At the desk, the receptionist wearily broadcast on the widest TP band: If you can…
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • Look, when my dad was seventeen, he was already out of school and workin’ fulltime in the mail room of Proctor and Gamble.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Tears of a Tiger
  • I’m your class proctor for the next two weeks.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • A second later I cross the room and toss the exam booklet on the proctor’s desk.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • Then he told me how she had gone to the proctor to have him moved out and how the proctor had revealed enough low stubbornness toinsiston consultingShreve first.
    William Faulkner  --  The Sound and the Fury
  • He was assistant to our new proctor.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • I’m your proctor.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • A skinny girl with hair the color of bronze, her body tortured by the winds of puberty, had entered the study of the Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam, Proctor Superior of the Bene Gesserit school on Wallach IX.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • ’But advocates and proctors are not one and the same?’ said I, a little puzzled.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • The proctors employ the advocates.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • ’Why, yes,’ said I. ’She asks me, here, if I think I should like to be a proctor?
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • ’What is a proctor, Steerforth?’ said I. ’Why, he is a sort of monkish attorney,’ replied Steerforth.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • The proctor walks in front of her, holds it open, and she walks in, followed by the proctor.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • And a proctor.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • To say the truth, we were getting in no very good odour among the tip-top proctors, and were rapidly sliding down to but a doubtful position.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • ’Well, Trot,’ she began, ’what do you think of the proctor plan?
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • All this looked tolerably expensive, I thought, and gave me an agreeable notion of a proctor’s business.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • The proctor walks in front of her, holds it open, and she walks in, followed by the proctor.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • s mom goes in, followed by the proctor, who closes and locks the door.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • The proctor watches every drop go into the pan, picks it up, empties it into a test tube that is already labeled with her name and today’s date.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Then it’s back out to the lobby, followed again by the proctor.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Even the opening speech by our new proctor was edged with dire warnings.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • We articled clerks, as germs of the patrician order of proctors, were treated with so much consideration, that I was almost my own master at all times.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • You are to be a proctor.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • I felt myself quite a proctor when I read this document aloud with all possible ceremony, and set forth its provisions, any number of times, to those whom they concerned.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Brother Narbert is a proctor of the order, so he is allowed to speak one day of every seven.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Feast For Crows
  • Your Bene Gesserit proctors speak of the Kwisatz Haderach, but they cannot begin to guess the many places I have been.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • She can hear the snapping footsteps of the proctor behind her, walking two paces behind, watching, keeping her eyes on those hands so they can’t be doing anything, like popping a Valium or something else that might throw off the test.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Only the Elder Brother and his proctors are permitted to speak, and the proctors only for one day of every seven.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Feast For Crows
  • Just then the proctor informs you that the time is up.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
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