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  • Jane was vastly amused by the idea of the tall, white-aproned Professeur Julia lecturing a bunch of bored embassy wives on the proper way to prepare coq au vin.

    A Covert Affair

  • Ms. Abbott confers monumentality on her "Hot Dog Stand, 1936" and its white-aproned vendor.

    Inside Look at Work and Modern Mexico

  • Kermit Abelard looked straight ahead, his gaze focused on the other diners, the white-aproned waiters and waitresses working their way between the tables.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • Holmes pushed open the door of the private bar and ordered two glasses of beer from the ruddy-faced, white-aproned landlord.

    Sole Music

  • I was heartened this morning when the white-aproned man at the fish counter raved about how wonderful the convention was and held up the line as he told me what he thought of Sarah Palin: "It's an insult to women."

    Madeleine M. Kunin: Sarah Palin: McCain's Insult to Women

  • She rushed across the room to envelop Ferris and Avender in a white-aproned hug.

    Reiffeins Choice

  • At first she was no more than a blue-clad, white-aproned benevolence, that moved in the shadows behind the bed on which my old mother lay and sank restfully to death.

    In the Days of the Comet

  • In such an establishment, the white-aproned pot-boy with his shirtsleeves arranged in a tight roll on each bare shoulder, was a mere hint of the possibility of physical force, thrown out as a matter of state and form.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • The white-aproned fellow began blessing them with oysters.

    The White Monkey

  • When the white-aproned fellow had gone about it, Bicket said simply:

    The White Monkey

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