Probably it had never had an owner, and it still belonged to nobody and had no name.
The owner or the auctioneer?
If need be, he could influence a pretty shop owner and take her in the back room.
"Yully," the owner of the bed and breakfast, Moira, called through the door.
The nearest that I came to actual possession was when I bought the Hollowell place, and had begun to sort my seeds, and collected materials with which to make a wheelbarrow to carry it on or off with; but before the owner gave me a deed of it, his wife--every man has such a wife--changed her mind and wished to keep it, and he offered me ten dollars to release him.