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.
Jerry Spinelli -- Milkweed
A tamale vendor calls out as he rounds the corner.
Tennessee Williams -- A Streetcar Named Desire
He waved at one of the hot dog vendors.
Robert Lipsyte -- The Contender
Vendors move along the lines of stalled traffic selling flowers, soft drinks and live kittens.
Don DeLillo -- Underworld
I walked into a lobby packed with members of the Midwest Payroll Vendors Association—wheelie bags parked everywhere, their owners slurping complimentary drinks in small plastic cups and networking, forced guttural laughs and pockets fished for business cards.
Gillian Flynn -- Gone Girl
They passed other visitors as they toured the campus, groups of college students, and packs of vendors, and what appeared to be a senator and his handlers.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
Though we tried very hard to slink by unnoticed, every one of them seemed to turn and stare as we passed: the vendors, the children, the women, the cats, the dead, milk-eyed rabbits swinging by their legs.
Ransom Riggs -- Hollow City
Trees and gardens were replaced by alleys and cart vendors.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
They would be poking fun at the vendors with their damp, rosy faces, fanning themselves beneath the canopies of their booths.
Marissa Meyer -- Cinder
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—as we pass a vendor’s cart.
Christina Baker Kline -- Orphan Train
The secretaries still talk about fashion; the director still arrives in a two-tone Delage limousine; and every noon the African vendors still wheel their sandwich carts quietly down the halls with their whispers of rye and egg, rye and egg.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
A band is always playing and vendors set up their carts, selling fried meat on skewers and corn on the cob and apple pie floating in a puddle of ice cream, served in little paper boats.
Lauren Oliver -- Delirium
Neither Barbara, nor Frank, nor John, nor I could keep the gang away from the souvenir vendors that flourished on every corner.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
Rain like that killed the vendors’ trade; it blew all around the wooden stalls and drove people to shelter under the awnings of the shops around the square.
V.S. Naipaul -- A Bend in the River
—yes, grovel through the halls of the university like some newspaper vendor, once more doing what he said just because he said I must do it.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
I saw a vendor near the park entrance on our way in.
Becca Fitzpatrick -- Hush, Hush
Vendors cursed as their baskets of fruit and vegetables toppled.
Lauren Tarshis -- I Survived: The Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79
I half expected to see vendors selling cinnamon water, boiled sweets, and currant cakes, and a conjure man who could juggle two balls and a stool.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- Chains
From a street vendor, they purchased olives after tasting several varieties and choosing their favorites.
Lemony Snicket -- The Bad Beginning
I liked this last suggestion, visualizing Megalithic housewives strolling between the lintels, baskets on their arms, critically judging the glaze on the latest shipment of red-clay beakers and listening skeptically to the claims of stone-age bakers and vendors of deer-bone shovels and amber beads.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
He’d connect them with vendors he knew, pull favors, cut deals, cut fat.
Dave Eggers -- A Hologram for the King
The coffee vendor was pulling down the shutters on his cart.
Donna Tartt -- The Goldfinch
Jostling among mango and avocado vendors, he sells cups of diced fruit.
Sonia Nazario -- Enrique’s Journey
Chapter 3 In his capacity as delicatessen vender, Jokubas Szedvilas had many acquaintances.
Upton Sinclair -- The Jungle
From a street vendor, Rasheed bought her ice cream.
Khaled Hosseini -- A Thousand Splendid Suns
He knows the names of every ticket taker and food vendor and they all wish him luck.
Mitch Albom -- The Five People You Meet in Heaven
No one could teach him anything about hiring thugs to highjack a paper’s delivery wagons and beat up news vendors.
Ayn Rand -- The Fountainhead
Though, indeed, the vendor of a certain nostrum has vulgarized the truism to the very point of contempt.
Bram Stoker -- Dracula
Monsieur the Marquis, vendor of wine.
Charles Dickens -- A Tale of Two Cities
The vendor observing this, increased in loquacity.
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
It looked like an ice-cream vendor’s pushcart, parked incongruously on the badlands.
Michael Crichton -- Jurassic Park
On the way home, we paused often for good-humored exchanges with magazine vendors and butchers, a few cheerful words with the young policemen directing traffic.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
Once we stopped to extinguish a pretzel vendor’s cart that had caught on fire.
Rick Riordan -- The Last Olympian
As my brother hesitated on the door-step, he saw another news vender approaching, and got a paper forthwith.
H.G. Wells -- The War of the Worlds
I picked my way through the dwindling crowd, the lame beggars dressed in layers of tattered rags, the vendors with rugs on their shoulders, the cloth merchants and butchers closing shop for the day.
Khaled Hosseini -- The Kite Runner
Burres, as one of the vendors, had set up some folding tables displaying cheap, mostly secondhand goods for sale, and McCandless volunteered to oversee her large inventory of used paperback books.
Jon Krakauer -- Into the Wild
England was warm and cloudy, and each morning I walked the treelined streets near the tennis courts, passing teenagers cued up for leftover tickets and vendors selling strawberries and cream.
Mitch Albom -- Tuesdays with Morrie
Departing, he visited a movie theater, where, uncharacteristically, he chatted with an usher and a candy vendor.
Truman Capote -- In Cold Blood
The newspaper vendor in Dam Square was shouting "Turkey on England’s side!" and the papers were being snatched out of his hands.
Anne Frank -- The Diary of a Young Girl
Behind her was a vendor’s table full of tourist souvenirs, and a poster that read: NEW MEXICO: LAND OF ENCHANTMENT.
Rick Riordan -- The Red Pyramid
My first thought was: My god, he’s an evil ice cream vendor.
Rick Riordan -- The Throne of Fire
Only one incident stands out; toward the end, while my counsel rambled on, I heard the tin trumpet of an ice-cream vendor in the street, a small, shrill sound cutting across the flow of words.
Albert Camus -- The Stranger
Even the alleyways were full to bursting with vendors and hagglers.
Eoin Colfer -- Artemis Fowl
The night was rapidly approaching; and already, at the cry of "Moccoletti!" repeated by the shrill voices of a thousand vendors, two or three stars began to burn among the crowd.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
So that afternoon at the fair, I left Sonja, now seven months pregnant, and Cassie in charge of our vendor booth and strapped Colton into his car seat in my truck, and headed over to the nursing home.
Todd Burpo -- Heaven Is for Real
A fruit vender was crying his wares in the street.
Kate Chopin -- The Awakening
They ran across the street and squeezed between the Korean/Brazilian truck and a Chinese egg roll burrito vendor.
Rick Riordan -- The Son of Neptune
Yet my eye could not decipher those vendors: they wrapped their heads in bright-colored cloths as cheerful as a party, but faced the world with permanent vile frowns.
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Poisonwood Bible
I had the feeling for a moment I was in the carnival I had seen recently in a movie, with its pushing, shoving, noisy throng, and its shouting, arm-waving vendors and pitchmen.