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Sample sentences for the GRE study word purvey

purvey can be used as a
purvey can be used as a noun

1.To be his purveyor but he rides well. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2."I Silence, purveyor of gossip, do not spread that report. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
3."Yes, your purveyor, Godeau--the purveyor of the Musketeers.. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
4.These were principally accounts owing in connection with his race horses, to the purveyor of oats and hay, the English saddler, and so on. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
5.Who would think that so pretty a toy would be a purveyor to the gallows and the prison I'll lock it up in my strong box now and drop a line to the Countess to say that we have it.. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
6.His father was a wine merchant, purveyor to the royal household, and from this accidental relation between trade and royalty may have arisen the fact that at seventeen years Chaucer was made page to the Princess Elizabeth. - from English Literature by William J. Long
7.And now let us see how our city will be able to supply this great demand We may suppose that one man is a husbandman, another a builder, some one else a weaver--shall we add to them a shoemaker, or perhaps some other purveyor to our bodily want. - from The Republic by Plato
8.Cruncher had discharged the office of purveyors the former carrying the money the latter, the basket. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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