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  • The friendly proprietess gave us all yogurt, and we expressed our gratitude and delight and departed.

    The Cheese Run « Unknowing

  • For similar reasons, and for taking pity on late arriving biblioholics, its sister store in Henniker, NH. manned by husband to the proprietess at Northwood: #6 Book Depot.

    2009 September 11 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • This is the proprietess of Anna's Farm shop Anna in Norwich North, giving me a prize organic beetroot, in return for which I gave her a Green posterboard!

    Beetroot!

  •   The aproned proprietess glances up from the low wooden bar.

    Ukiyo

  • The aproned proprietess glances up from the low wooden bar.

    Ukiyo

  • As a bonus, the shop's fantastic proprietess emailed me today to let me know my order was appreciated and my stuff was on its way!

    Rainforest Soap Shack (What if No One's Watching?)

  • The enclosed note told me that the proprietess was out of the smaller cherry bath bombs I'd ordered, so she enclosed two of the giant size instead score for me!

    More bath product reviews (What if No One's Watching?)

  • Finally, the fantabulous proprietess included a sample-sized bath blaster in this order scented with "Girl's Night Out," and it is a scent I'll definitely be ordering again.

    What if No One's Watching?: May 2007 Archives

  • I was ready to push away from the table and stumble back to the guest house when the proprietess arrived with a bottle of grappa and a collection of shot glasses.

    Summer School

  • She had once won a crab-picking contest for local celebrities, thirty years back, when the proprietess of Weinstein's was considered a certain local celebrity.

    Butchers Hill

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  • "... and the proprietess is a nazi."
    - A Confederacy of Dunces

    March 19, 2009