I met Thompson—Mr. Thompson was Peters land-agent—and everything is settled.
Then there is a fine figure of a land-agent and several ladies who talk the snappiest of slang.
He was a land-agent or something like that, and all very fine to your face, to promise and to pretend—just make-believe.
Like Adam Bede, Mr. Evans from carpenter rose to be forester, and from forester to be land-agent.
He took a fancy to that land-agent, and he used to go and set in his office and ask him what he should do. '
Harding was surprised to see the Winnipeg land-agent getting down, but he greeted him hospitably.
Others took a less favorable view of the land-agent, and refused to trust him.
As a land-surveyor and land-agent, as well as coal-owner, he had already laid down many private railroads.
The land-agent was to home, and I ast him to come over and have one with me.
The land-agent is the commanding officer, his office is a garrison, dominating the surrounding district.