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  • A booking-office clerk had seen him phone from the box in the hall and the ticket collector had watched him kicking his heels on the steps until Campion and the Lagonda had arrived.

    The Fashion in Shrouds

  • He stepped up to the ticket - seller, and asked some question, and then com - menced looking rapidly through the passengers, and into the carriages.

    Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom

  • On the other hand, when the ticket was "scratched" the vote was usually in our favor, whatever political party the man belonged to.

    The Story of a Pioneer

  • Katie Finberg was reading a paperback, and Brendan Meyers was talking on his cell phone and pacing in front of the ticket window.

    THIS IS ME FROM NOW ON

  • In the fall the nominating Convention which assembled and formed the ticket upon his call, met and were so well pleased with him for Chairman that they adjourned without making any change, but the wise pullers about Chambersburg wrote to James O. Carson who had been President of the Committee some days after the convention and got him to form a committee with Bill McClellan as Chairman.

    Franklin County: [Anonymous] to Edward McPherson, October 16, 1860

  • For fifteen years, a large board on the wall behind the ticket counter at Bar Harbor Airlines, at the Bar Harbor airport in Maine, had faithfully provided information about arrivals, departures, delays, and cancellations.

    Why Nothing Works

  • A fivethousand-rupiah bribe to the ticket agent might open up some space.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • There must be somewhere youd like to gosomewhere in the world you could do some good; somewhere you could really make a difference, if only you had the time and the ticket to get there.

    George’s Cosmic Treasure Hunt

  • Jesse Waters was right there in the ticket booth, not in the high lifeguard chair where I had imagined this scene taking place.

    The Six Rules of Maybe

  • In 1870 there was a big show in Terrell county, Dawson, Georgia, and while the ticket agent was engaged in selling tickets as show folks do, they had a woman for door keeper and a man there for protection.

    My life and travels,

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