Sentence Examples with the word Shopman

There was a spring dedicated to Mercury between his temple and the Porta Capena; every shopman drew water from this spring on the 15th of May, and sprinkled it with a laurel twig over his head and over his goods, at the same time entreating Mercury to remove from his head and his goods the guilt of all his deceits (Ovid, Fasti, v.

A shopman who entered told her that her husband had gone with others to the cathedral, whence they were fetching the wonder- working icon of Smolensk.