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  • n. The miller who manages a windmill


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  • And as the windmiller went off muttering something which the Family

    Jan of the Windmill

  • All his plans were founded on the belief that he himself would live to train the boy to be a windmiller, whilst Master Swift's had reference to the conviction that "miller's consumption" would deprive Jan of his foster-father long before he was old enough to succeed him.

    Jan of the Windmill

  • So the windmiller might have said, if he had been in the habit of putting his thoughts into an epigrammatic form, as a groan from his wife and a growl of thunder broke simultaneously upon his ear, whilst the rain fell scarcely faster than her tears.

    Jan of the Windmill

  • A little too much drink made the windmiller peevish and pompous, but just now he spoke in a kindly, almost conciliating tone.

    Jan of the Windmill

  • Though Abel preferred nursing to pig-minding, he had a higher ambition yet, which was to begin his career as a windmiller.

    Jan of the Windmill

  • "WHAT'S TEN SHILLINGS A WEEK TO YOU?" cried the windmiller, who was fairly exasperated, in tones so loud that they were audible in the dwelling room, where the stranger, standing by the three-legged table, stroked his lips twice or thrice with his hand, as if to smooth out a cynical smile which strove to disturb their decorous and somewhat haughty compression.

    Jan of the Windmill

  • The windmiller looked inside the mill and outside the mill, and wandered a long way along the chalky road with his eyes downwards, but he was no nearer to the five-pound note for his pains.

    Jan of the Windmill

  • It was not solely because the windmiller looked favorably upon the little Jan that he and Abel were now allowed to wander in the business parts of the windmill, when they could not be out of doors, to an extent never before permitted to the children.

    Jan of the Windmill


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