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visitor

a person seeking entry to the UK as a visitor will be admitted if he satisfies the immigration officer that:
  1. (1) he is genuinely seeking entry for the period of the visit stated by him, not exceeding 6 months;
  2. (2) for that period he will maintain and accommodate himself and any dependants, or will, with any dependants, be maintained and accommodated adequately by friends or relatives without working or having recourse to public funds; and
  3. (3) he can meet the cost of his return or onward journey. See also OCCUPIER'S LIABILITY.
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I might not always be content with that answer," replied the visitor, "for I come from one to whom everyone must be at home.
Entering one of the Durham buildings, they found a number of other visitors waiting; and before long there came a guide, to escort them through the place.
Dorothy carefully stood up the line of soldiers, who first dusted their painted clothes and then saluted the visitors with their paper muskets.
The prince was too unlike the usual run of daily visitors; and although the general certainly did receive, on business, all sorts and conditions of men, yet in spite of this fact the servant felt great doubts on the subject of this particular visitor.
The visitor was standing in the doorway, but turned a little into the gloom of the house as Mr Flintwinch turned, and pursued him with his eyes into the little room, where he groped about for a phosphorus box.
Following these curious visitors were two tall, thin men and two short, fat men, all four dressed in gorgeous uniforms.
Levin was grateful to him for his delicacy and was very glad of his visitor.
Their visitors stayed with them above half-an-hour; and when they arose to depart, Mr.
Upon the whole she felt gratified, even though such a limited and evanescent triumph should involve her daughter's reputation; it might end in marriage yet, and in the warmth of her responsiveness to their admiration she invited her visitors to stay to tea.
The fare for the descent was fixed at five dollars per head; and despite this high charge, during the two months which preceded the experiment, the influx of visitors enabled the Gun Club to pocket nearly five hundred thousand dollars!
My visitor was, indeed, on fire with sombre excitement.
And if we take this as a working hypothesis we have a fresh basis from which to start our construction of this unknown visitor.