Felt soles scuffed in the darkness, and through the door, his yellow face wearing a placid and lofty grin, entered Ah Pat, the compradore.
"Dragon's blood" by Henry Milner Rideout
At the head of the whole household is the comprador, who is a kind of major-domo.
"A Woman's Journey Round the World" by Ida Pfeiffer
The compradore, however, agreed with him for the hundred dollars.
"The Pirates Own Book" by Charles Ellms
Young Withers visualised his dignified compradore the figure of fun to irreverent American crowds.
"Civilization" by Ellen Newbold La Motte
In the afternoon, Captain Gillespie came off to the ship again, with a gang of coolies under a native comprador.
"Afloat at Last" by John Conroy Hutcheson
The Compradore however agreed with him for the hundred dollars.
"Great Pirate Stories" by Various
Ouseman, our compradore, and a rajah, told me he had three, all living peaceably together at his house.
"Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas" by W. Hastings Macaulay
Chinese merchants come from hundreds of miles around to trade with the foreigners or with the native "compradores" attached to foreign houses.
"Drugging a Nation" by Samuel Merwin
The real man who lies at the back of all this success is the Chinese compradore.
"Sidelights on Chinese Life" by J. Macgowan