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233 example sentences with  prather

233 example sentences with prather

XVIII ANOTHER STRANGER ARRIVES If the history of Little Rivers were to be written in chapter headings the first would be, "Jasper Ewold Founded the Town"; the second, "Jack Wingfield Arrived"; and the third, "John Prather Arrived.

" While Jack came in chaps and spurs, bearing an argosy of fancy, Prather came by rail, carrying a suitcase in a conventional and businesslike fashion.

My name is Prather, and yours?"

"Well, he has done me the favor of introducing me to you, anyway," said Prather, who had a remarkably ingratiating smile.

and then uttered an exclamation of disillusion when Prather turned his head.

Yes, everybody in town seems to think so at first glance, so I am quite used to the comparison by this time," Prather put in, easily.

Prather did not appear as if he had ever done manual labor.

Come on, Mr. Prather!"

The man who called out to me saw his mistake, just as you did, when he saw my full face;" and again Prather made a gesture of understanding amusement to the mole.

Prather suggested.

And Prather was very frank about his past.

Prather had a complexion of that velvety whiteness that never tans.

For she did not like Prather.

Prather wants to learn, and he's got good, clean ideas, with a trained and accurate mindthe best possible combination.

In two or three days the new-comer knew everyone in town; but though he addressed the men by their first names they always addressed him as "Mr. Prather."

The favor that Prather found in the eyes of Jasper Ewold partly accounted for what favor he found in Little Rivers' eyes.

"Prather has certainly made a hit with the Doge!"

It was Bob, as inspector of ditches and dams, who provided a horse for Prather to inspect the source of the water supply.

In keeping with a characteristic thoroughness, Prather wanted to go up the river into the canyon.

"Yes, a dam might be practical," Prather answered.

whispered Prather to Bob, as he smiled at the prospect.

"That will be all the more fun for me," rejoined Prather.

I've got some things to look after before nightfall," said Bob, while Prather, in a humor proof against any hermit cantankerousness, rode into the yard.

He went by the noon train," he said, and proceeded with the story of Prather.

"I was so interested in telling you about Prather that I near forgot it.

like some heathen oracle that's strong on repetition and weak on vocabulary. "Of course you know about the new addition to our citizenship, John Prather, that double of yours that you didn't happen to meet.

The Doge is certainly strong for Prather.

Another thing I heard was that, after all, old man Lefferts' two partners aren't dead, and Prather's been hunting them up.

And yesterday I saw your father's face," she went on, "as it appeared in the doorway for a second before he saw my father and was struck with fear, and how like yours it wasbut more like John Prather's.

XXXI PRATHER WOULD NOT WAIT When he returned to the house, Jack found a letter that had come in the late mail from Jim Galway: "First off, that story you sent for Belvy," Jim wrote.

This Prather, that so many thought at first looked like you, has also gone to New York.

Then he recalled Jim's letter saying that John Prather had gone to New York.

Was this John Prather?

There was a mole patch on the cheek such as Jack remembered that the accounts of John Prather had mentioned.

John Prather was regarding the jewelry display, where the diamonds were scintillating under the light from the milk glass roof, with a smile of amused contemplation.

But John Prather seemed too preoccupied with the dazzle of wealth to be susceptible to any telepathic influence.

As he started across the floor toward the stairs, Prather straightened from his leaning posture.

Indeed, eye met eye for a flash; and then Prather moved away.

At the head of the flight he saw, at half the distance across the floor, Prather's back entering an elevator on the down trip.

Jack sang out; and this to Prather's face after he had turned around in the elevator.

In the second while the elevator man was swinging to the door, Jack and Prather were fairly looking at each other.

Prather had seen that Jack wanted to speak to him, even if he had not heard the call.

"I do not like John Prather!"

"It concerns John Prather.

"John Prather?"

He told of the coming of John Prather to Little Rivers while he was absent; of the mention of the likeness by his fellow-ranchers; and of the fears entertained by Jim Galway and Mary.

When he came to the scene in the store that afternoon it was given in a transparent fulness of detail; while all his changing emotions, from his first glimpse of Prather's profile to the effort to speak with him and the ultimatum of Prather's satirical gesture, were reflected in his features.

When he came to the scene in the store that afternoon it was given in a transparent fulness of detail; while all his changing emotions, from his first glimpse of Prather's profile to the effort to speak with him and the ultimatum of Prather's satirical gesture, were reflected in his features.

Any malice toward John Prather passed.

It smiled at him in the satire of John Prather triumphing in Little Rivers.

XXXIII PRATHER SEES THE PORTRAIT It did not occur to Jack to question a word of the narrative that had reduced a dismal enigma to luminous, connected facts.

Then, out of the obscurity of the vestibule, appeared the pale face of John Prather.

Prather made a perfunctory movement as if for a card-case, but apparently changed his mind under the prompting suggestion that it was superfluous.

"My name is John Prather," he announced.

While the butler, after rapping cautiously, went into the library with the message, John Prather stood half smiling to himself as he looked around the hall.

He placed himself directly in front of Prather, thus hiding Prather's figure, but not his face, which Jack could see was not in the least disturbed by the other's temper.

He placed himself directly in front of Prather, thus hiding Prather's figure, but not his face, which Jack could see was not in the least disturbed by the other's temper.

Prather returned.

I thought that" "Nothing else," Prather interrupted reassuringly.

John Prather passed leisurely into the drawing-room and John Wingfield, Sr. stood guard by the door, his hand gripping the heavy portieres for support, while his gaze was steadily fixed at a point in the turn of the stairs just below where Jack was obscured in the shadow.

And the father had said that he had never met or heard of John Prather!

It has been delightful to have a look at him," said John Prather, as he came out of the drawing-room.

That note of John Prather's voice that had sounded so familiar to Jack was a note in the father's voice when he was particularly suave.

John Prather answered easily, moving toward the door.

He was no more in a mood to trust himself with a word to his father than he had been to trust himself with a word to John Prather.

For it had a face, now, the face of John Prather!

Jack remembered Dr. Bennington's curious glance through his eyebrows as he asked him if he had met John Prather.

The Jack that now rose from the chair was a Jack of action, driven by the scourge of John Prather's smile into obsession with the one idea which was crying: "I will know!

An hour later, as the doctor entered his reception-room he was startled by a pacing figure in the throes of impatience, who turned on him without formality in an outburst: "Dr. Bennington, you asked me in Little Rivers if I had ever met John Prather.

As Jack went down the steps into the night, the face of John Prather, with a satirical turn to the lips, was preceding him.

It was with John Prather.

When I was going out to send it I saw John Prather and you in the hall.

With John Prather out of the way, he had decided on an outright falsehood to his son.

And Jack and John Prather were speeding West to the same destination!

Then he turned to Jim Galway: "Has John Prather arrived?"

He turned his papers over to Prather, giving Prather full power to act for him in securing the partners' surrender of their claims and straighten out everything with the Territory and get a bonafide concession.

He turned his papers over to Prather, giving Prather full power to act for him in securing the partners' surrender of their claims and straighten out everything with the Territory and get a bonafide concession.

Prather represented to the Doge that he was acting entirely in the interests of the community and his only charge would be the costs.

The Doge quite believed in Prather's single-mindedness and public spirit.

Lefferts and his partners had the underlying rights and the Doge the later rights, thanks to his improvements, and Prather has them both.

They're here, waiting for the announcement to be made andwell, the water users' association is still in charge; but it won't be when Prather says the word."

Three or four men, good men, too, were inclined to have it out with John Prather; but that would have precipitated a general fight with Leddy's gang.

"I put it in storage in New York," Jack said laughing; then, with a sudden change to seriousness: "Leddy, is it true that you and John Prather have got the water rights to this town?

"Then came John Prather.

He was smiling as if pleased with himself and his power; he was rubbing the palms of his hands together; and I saw that it was John Prather who was like John Wingfield in manner, pose, and feature.

"Prather went by the range trail, of course?"

"All I can make out of Prather's taking a straight line, which really is slower, as you know, on account of the heavy sand in places, is to look over the soil," said Galway.

"Maybe he's gone to join Prather," said Bob Worther.

Illustrated by Ralph Carlyle Prather.

© 16Nov37; A111459. Corinne Prather Knapp (E); 6Jul65; R364386.

KNAPP, CORINNE PRATHER, executor of the Estate of Lucille Papin Borden.

Corrine Prather Knapp (E); 21Feb66; R380860.

Illustrated by Ralph Carlyle Prather.

SEE Stelzer, Theodore G. PRATHER, RALPH CARLYLE, illus.

© 16Nov37; A111459. Corinne Prather Knapp (E); 6Jul65; R364386.

KNAPP, CORINNE PRATHER, executor of the Estate of Lucille Papin Borden.

Corrine Prather Knapp (E); 21Feb66; R380860.

Lesley Prather previously served as a firefighter in Louisville, and between 1998 and 2001 played volleyball at the University of Louisville.

Our hearts are heavy with the loss of four beautiful souls in Carrie and Kacey McCaw and Lesley and Rhyan Prather.

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