I had known many of my country-people in Europe and was familiar with the strange ways they were liable to take up there; but the Misses Bordereau formed altogether a new type of the American absentee
Hunter was obviously under the influence of some powerful drug, and as no sense could be got out of him, he was left to sleep it off while the two lads and the two women ran out in search of the absentees
I asked, perceiving that Raffles referred to the absentee
People looked out for her at the funeral, too, but she was not there; and another conspicuous absentee
was the captain's widow, whom Lebedeff had prevented from coming.
Until Prince Andrew settled in Bogucharovo its owners had always been absentees
, and its peasants were of quite a different character from those of Bald Hills.
Her father was organist at your own church, and a hard struggle he must have had of it, with an absentee
landlord, and a congregation of seagulls, I should think.
The fruit-growers have become absentee
landlords and are busy learning higher standards of living in the cities or making trips to Europe.
The hand had already made half of another circuit, around the face of the dial, when Middleton arose and announced his determination to go and offer himself, as an escort to the absentee