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  • He viewed them as instruments for the uneducated, and purveyors of sinister influences and vulgar ideas.†   (source)
  • …. but Dr. Pritchett said that our culture is dying because our universities have to depend on the alms of the meat packers, the steel puddlers and the purveyors of breakfast cereals.†   (source)
  • The Portuguese became the main purveyors of illegal slaves, although ships under Spanish, French, Dutch, American, and Russian flags were also involved.†   (source)
  • The lichs, undead spirits of powerful wizards that refused to rest when their mortal bodies had passed from the realms of the living, had gathered to create the most vile artifact ever made, an evil that fed and flourished off of that which the purveyors of good considered most precious-the light of the sun.†   (source)
  • A close passing look had revealed it to be a Stromberg Carlson, which she assumed to be Swedish until Bronek—a simple-seeming but canny fellow Polish prisoner who worked as a handyman in the Commandant's house and was a chief purveyor of gossip and information—told her it was an American machine, captured from some rich man's joint or foreign embassy to the west and transported here to take its place amid the mountainous tonnage of booty assembled with frenzied mania for pelf from all…†   (source)
  • Ah, but this time, for the first time in many years, it seems that the roads of our business have crossed, mighty purveyor of destruction.†   (source)
  • She was not, however, without purveyors of information ready to supplement her deficiencies.†   (source)
  • Who would think that so pretty a toy would be a purveyor to the gallows and the prison?†   (source)
  • Silence, purveyor of gossip, do not spread that report.†   (source)
  • "If it was not you, it was your purveyor," said d'Artagnan.†   (source)
  • Yes, your purveyor, Godeau—the purveyor of the Musketeers.†   (source)
  • "Five—give me five," cried the purveyor, instantly.†   (source)
  • "What!" exclaimed the purveyor, astonished.†   (source)
  • Did none of you charge your purveyor, Godeau, to send me some wine?†   (source)
  • Messala arose as he spoke, and, with Drusus, joined the mass crowded about the purveyor.†   (source)
  • In his hand he carried a basket; and there was a touch of slovenliness in his attire, together with that indefinable something in his whole appearance which suggested one who was his own housekeeper, purveyor, confidant, and friend, through possessing nobody else at all in the world to act in those capacities for him.†   (source)
  • Moreover, he was as illiterate as old Mrs. Mingott, and considered "fellows who wrote" as the mere paid purveyors of rich men's pleasures; and no one rich enough to influence his opinion had ever questioned it.†   (source)
  • But in view of the greediness of hate for patrolmen, it hardly needed a purveyor to feed Claggart's passion.†   (source)
  • IX The community of fowls to which Tess had been appointed as supervisor, purveyor, nurse, surgeon, and friend made its headquarters in an old thatched cottage standing in an enclosure that had once been a garden, but was now a trampled and sanded square.†   (source)
  • The purveyors of the Prince, who exercised on this and other occasions the full authority of royalty, had swept the country of all that could be collected which was esteemed fit for their master's table.†   (source)
  • These were principally accounts owing in connection with his race horses, to the purveyor of oats and hay, the English saddler, and so on.†   (source)
  • For some months past, Miss Pross and Mr. Cruncher had discharged the office of purveyors; the former carrying the money; the latter, the basket.†   (source)
  • Rawdon and his wife generously gave their patronage to all such of Miss Crawley's tradesmen and purveyors as chose to serve them.†   (source)
  • A dog of Israel—Sanballat by name—purveyor for the army; residence, Rome; vastly rich; grown so as a contractor of furnishments which he never furnishes.†   (source)
  • The elder had also her chimera; she espied in the azure some very wealthy purveyor, a contractor, a splendidly stupid husband, a million made man, or even a prefect; the receptions of the Prefecture, an usher in the antechamber with a chain on his neck, official balls, the harangues of the town-hall, to be "Madame la Prefete,"—all this had created a whirlwind in her imagination.†   (source)
  • He turned away slowly, and, folding his arms, said to her— "My good lady, did you think I should go on to all eternity being your purveyor and banker, for the love of God?†   (source)
  • Not the least among the employments of Ginger Nut, as well as one which he discharged with the most alacrity, was his duty as cake and apple purveyor for Turkey and Nippers.†   (source)
  • The water stood in my eyes to hear this avowal of his dependence; just as if a royal eagle, chained to a perch, should be forced to entreat a sparrow to become its purveyor.†   (source)
  • One of the noble peers, who was familiar with the Arabic language, having studied it during the famous Egyptian campaign, followed with his eye as the translator read aloud:— " 'I, El-Kobbir, a slave-merchant, and purveyor of the harem of his highness, acknowledge having received for transmission to the sublime emperor, from the French lord, the Count of Monte Cristo, an emerald valued at eight hundred thousand francs; as the ransom of a young Christian slave of eleven years of age,…†   (source)
  • …on the second mishap, little Becky, with the greatest spirit and kindness, had borrowed a sum of money from Lord Southdown and had coaxed her husband's creditor (who was her shawl, velvet-gown, lace pocket-handkerchief, trinket, and gim-crack purveyor, indeed) to take a portion of the sum claimed and Rawdon's promissory note for the remainder: so on both these occasions the capture and release had been conducted with the utmost gallantry on all sides, and Moss and the Colonel were…†   (source)
  • I have done this, and am, monsieur, with great respect, Your very humble and obedient servant, Godeau, Purveyor of the Musketeers "That's all well!" cried d'Artagnan.†   (source)
  • Our purveyor!†   (source)
  • "Trust me," replied the purveyor.†   (source)
  • …his, who hasn't broken his fast at two in the afternoon,' and 'there's no stomach a hand's breadth bigger than another,' and the same can be filled 'with straw or hay,' as the saying is, and 'the little birds of the field have God for their purveyor and caterer,' and 'four yards of Cuenca frieze keep one warmer than four of Segovia broad-cloth,' and 'when we quit this world and are put underground the prince travels by as narrow a path as the journeyman,' and 'the Pope's body does not…†   (source)
  • We cours'd him at the heels, and had a purpose To be his purveyor: but he rides well; And his great love, sharp as his spur, hath holp him To his home before us.†   (source)
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