Innkeeper in a sentence

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Definition of Innkeeper

  • One who keeps an inn; the proprietor or manager of an inn or hotel.
  • the owner or manager of an inn

How to use innkeeper in a sentence. Innkeeper pronunciation.

Even Cervantes had finally to drop Don Quixote's troubles with innkeepers demanding to be paid for his food and lodging, and make him as free of economic difficulties as Amadis de Gaul.
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You have your settlement with the innkeeper.
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She called to the innkeeper, called to the landlady and to invisible constables for help.
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The innkeeper, a portly, dignified Jew, clad in a black satin coat reaching down to his heels and girt with a red sash, stood at the door stroking his long silvery beard.
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I suppose you have not forgot how, fifteen years ago, when you made horse-shoes in the little dingle by the side of the great north road, I lent you fifty cottors {18c} to purchase the wonderful trotting cob of the innkeeper with the green Newmarket coat, which three days after you sold for two hundred. "'Well, brother, if you had wanted the two hundred, instead of the fifty, I could have lent them to you, and would have done so, for I knew you would not be long pazorrhus to me.
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He married a nun of one cloister, from whom he procured a divorce in a month, to unite himself with an Abbess of another, deserted by him in her turn for the wife of an innkeeper, who robbed and eloped from her husband.
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As for wine, I can give you some much better than you can get here: the landlord is an excellent fellow, but he is an innkeeper after all.
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As La Lamproie in the seventeenth century was a hostelry, the father of Rabelais has been set down as an innkeeper.
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Messer Pantolfe de la Cassina of Siena, riding post from Rome, came to Chambery, and alighting at honest Vinet's took one of the pitchforks in the stable; then turning to the innkeeper, said to him, Da Roma in qua io non son andato del corpo.
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It is only when they are two to one that hard times hit them and set the innkeepers to blaming the government.
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The innkeepers oughtn't to serve him nothin'.
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Before being an innkeeper he had been in some other line of business, but, on the death of the former proprietor of the inn had married his widow, who was still alive, but being somewhat infirm, lived in a retired part of the house.
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He was no vulgar innkeeper, had a host of friends, and deserved them all.
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Twenty years after, the gigantic innkeeper of Provins stood looking at a cloud of dust on the highway.
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The heart of the innkeeper rejoiced.
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The gigantic innkeeper bowed and led the way to a neat apartment, where a table stood covered with tempting viands.
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The innkeeper slowly turned back into the inn.
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An interval of quiet succeeded, in which the innkeeper gazed woefully at his wife.
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The innkeeper again covered the table with viands.
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The innkeeper came slowly forward with his bill, to which he had covertly added the losses which he had suffered from the previous strangers.
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Examples of Innkeeper

Example #1
Hamlet's experiences simply could not have happened to a plumber.
Example #2
Industrial slavery is not compatible with that freedom of adventure, that personal refinement and intellectual culture, that scope of action, which the higher and subtler drama demands.
Example #3
He told the coachman to expect hire shortly, and he followed the captain, with a heavy trifle of suspicion that some brew was at work.
Example #4
It was at his orders, he heard.
Example #5
But her pangs were childish compared with Morsfield's, who, with the rage of a conceited schemer tricked and the fury of a lover beholding the rape of his beautiful, bellowed impotently at Weyburn and the coachman out of hearing, 'Stop!
Example #6
He was in the state of men who believe that there is a virtue in imprecations, and he shot loud oaths after them, shook his fist, cursed his friend Cumnock, whose name he vociferated as a summons to him,-generally the baffled plotter misconducted himself to an extreme degree, that might have apprised Mrs. Pagnell of a more than legitimate disappointment on his part.