Sentence Examples


  • The finest of his merchant father's wares - -from delicate silver to well-bred horses to marble statues - -were packed in the hold alongside rare fruits and animals.
  • Born to a wealthy merchant family, she'd been disowned when it became known what kind of deformed child she bore.
  • JOHN JACOB ASTOR (1763-1848), American merchant, was born at the village of Walldorf, near Heidelberg, Germany, on the 7th of July 1763.
  • He was brought up in the merchant service, and entered the United States navy as a lieutenant in 1798.
  • His brother, Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1710-1792), was a prominent merchant and a Whig political leader in New York.

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