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  • He listens to the note of each wheel like a piano-tuner.


  • “I hope you may find it satisfactory,” said the piano-tuner grandly.

    Under the Autumn Star

  • Was it advisable, after all, for a Falkenberg of the rank of piano-tuner to go walking up to the Captain at Øvrebø and claim relationship?

    Under the Autumn Star

  • Knut Pedersen, vagabond, wanders about the country with his tramp-companions, Grindhusen, the painter who can ditch and delve at a pinch, or Falkenberg, farm-labourer in harvest-time, and piano-tuner where pianos are.

    The Growth of the Soil

  • There was at first a silence, amid which the whistle of the tripe vendor and the horn of the tramcar made the air ring in different octaves, like a blind piano-tuner.

    The Captive

  • German waiter: it would surely give us the most profound satisfaction to take Herr Schnupfendorff, the piano-tuner, by the throat when next he visited us, and go through his pockets.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Miscellaneous Chapters on Ancient Egyptian History and Archaeology

  • Nothing, plainly, did bring these two together; she may have looked jealously at his models, and he at her piano-tuner (though even this, so far as "he" is concerned, I question), but they remained uninterested in one another -- and why should they not?

    Browning's Heroines

  • He often brought parcels, and occasionally people from the village who wanted to see W. -- sometimes a blind piano-tuner who came from Villers-Cotterets.

    Chateau and Country Life in France

  • Thoroughly amused at the situation which compelled him to bring up the rear of the procession like the piano-tuner or the gas-man, Edestone marched along at the side of an attendant in livery, who evidently looked upon him as a clever vaudeville artist that had been brought in to entertain the company.

    L.P.M. : the end of the Great War

  • Moreover, he had a fatal likeness to my piano-tuner.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete


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