Trimble Rogers was in no situation to rant at smug William, the linen draper.
The court is notable as the birthplace of Alexander Pope, and his father here kept a linen draper shop.
I asked him what his business was, and he said he was a linen draper's assistant, as I told you just now.
At first, the people of the St. Denis quarter derived a good deal of fun from the bellicose sign of the linen draper.
He stopped outside a linen draper's and peered over the goods in the window at the assistants in torment.
He was bound apprentice to a linen draper, but was attracted from the business by the charms of science.
Eventually Mr. John Wright, citizen and linen draper, accepted office.
Twenty thousand francs were due to the modiste, thirty thousand to the linen draper, twelve thousand to the bootmaker.