I know the clerk down at Starbuck's more than I know my own mother.
We were nearly across the empty floor before a clerk spotted us.
"There are three'" answered a clerk with an accent from a country I couldn't fine on a map and a name tag that said Pual.
Our clerk-driver wheeled his old wreck like a big apple cabbie.
A clerk in the shoe department saw a guy and his wife carrying a child.
Aside from Larkin, there was only an elderly clerk who neither looked up nor spoke.
The clerk didn't raise her eyes from her desk.
The clerk darted around the counter towards the corner, where someone had accidently tipped over a lit candelabra that was now burning the curtains.
The clerk was holding an extinguisher, shaking and cursing it.
I understand opportunities were limited a century ago but surely she could have been a school teacher or office clerk or something above a brothel prostitute.
I got the word from this friend, an old maid clerk who likes me 'cause I didn't treat her like shit like everyone else does.
He considered warning the Indian night clerk that they had a real winner wandering out on the sand in the middle of the night but discarded the idea.
When Byrne failed to answer a wake-up call the following morning, a clerk finally opened his room.
The two detectives entered the office, and the clerk, a bored and balding retiree, looked up from a crossword puzzle and, recognizing Hunter, frowned.
When the ad was pulled from the paper, the seller told the clerk he had just had a cash sale for his asking price.
Thank goodness for Colorado hospitality—the friendly room clerk was more than willing to oblige a law enforcement agent.
A store clerk rushed to help her.
Other officers are the clerk of the county court, elected for six years, the sheriff, who also acts as tax-collector and treasurer, the prosecuting attorney, one or two assessors, the surveyor of lands and the superintendent of free schools, all elected for the term of four years; the sheriff may not serve two consecutive full terms. In addition there are boards appointed or elected by various authorities and charged with specific duties.
SIR Reginald Palgrave (1829-1904) became a solicitor in 1851; but two years later was appointed a clerk in the House of Commons, becoming clerk of the House on the retirement of Sir Erskine May in 1886.
For some years he was employed as a clerk; thereafter he joined a relative who was inspector of manufactures at Amiens, and he himself speedily rose to the position of inspector.
One of his great-grandfathers was town clerk and at the same time secretary to Queen Anne of Neuberg, widow of Charles II.
He then snatched the obnoxious bill from the clerk, put it under his cloak, and commanding the doors to be locked went back to Whitehall.
So she called her clerk, who was a scholar, and bade him write the song, word for word, as it came from Caedmon's lips.
If you are chosen town clerk, forsooth, you cannot go to Tierra del Fuego this summer: but you may go to the land of infernal fire nevertheless.
This I gave to the town clerk; and he has it.
If I had been two hours late a fortnight ago he would have had a paymaster's clerk at Yukhnovna hanged, said Prince Andrew with a smile.
The clerk who had rescued Petya was talking to a functionary about the priests who were officiating that day with the bishop.
Petya too would have run there, but the clerk who had taken the young gentleman under his protection stopped him.
His satellites--the senior clerk, a countinghouse clerk, a scullery maid, a cook, two old women, a little pageboy, the coachman, and various domestic serfs--were seeing him off.
In that reunion of great sovereigns we should have discussed our interests like one family, and have rendered account to the peoples as clerk to master.