Even before the invention of printing books were "love's purveyors
I guess these guide purveyors
are trained for that sort of thing," observed the scientist.
All at once the movement of the crowd going to the meadows, couriers setting out, washers of pavement, purveyors
of the royal household, gabbling, scampering shopboys, chariots in motion, hair-dressers on the run, and pages toiling along, this tumult and bustle had surprised him, but without losing any of that impassible and supreme majesty which gives to the eagle and the lion that serene and contemptuous glance amidst the hurrahs and shouts of hunters or the curious.
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.
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.
Scarcely had they got back to their own house when the purveyor
entered his room.
Your very humble and obedient servant, Godeau, Purveyor
of the Musketeers
These were principally accounts owing in connection with his race horses, to the purveyor
of oats and hay, the English saddler, and so on.
And now let us see how our city will be able to supply this great demand: We may suppose that one man is a husbandman, another a builder, some one else a weaver--shall we add to them a shoemaker, or perhaps some other purveyor
to our bodily wants?
This alternative of millions to be earned and present ruin staring him in the face, deprived the purveyor
of most of his faculties: he became nearly imbecile for several days; the man had so abused his health by excesses that when the thunderbolt fell upon him he had no strength to resist.
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.
He was the chief purveyor
of the Legitimist armies, an honest broker of stores, and enjoyed a great reputation for cleverness.