Nine till five are the accepted hours for the clerk; half-past nine till six for the shop-assistant.
I reflected that I had done my share toward forming the opinions, the mental attitude of that young clerk or shop-assistant.
She guessed that the shop-assistant must have found it, and placed it conspicuously on the counter.
How curious then that Miss Affleck should now be compelled to make her own living as a shop-assistant!
"That's what he's there for," she said of the shop-assistant.
It looks lovely on you, a shop-assistant will say, with an air of being dispassionate.
He hired a shop-assistant, and Theresa sat all day at the till and learned to keep books.
Perhaps I might obtain a post in a bank; I might become a shop-assistant, bag-man, even a pressman.
She was a shop-assistant, but standing behind the counter gave her varicose veins; and she went to Dublin as nursery-governess.
At Welchpool the wife of a shopkeeper poisoned her husband, and the same night eloped with the shop-assistant.