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inn

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INN. A house where a traveller is furnished with every thing he has occasion for while on his way. Bac. Ab. Inns. B; 12 Mod. 255; 3 B. & A. 283; 4 Campb. 77; 2 Chit. Rep. 484; 3 Chit. Com. Law, 365, n. 6.
     2. All travellers have a lawful right to enter an inn for the purpose of being accommodated. It has been held that an innkeeper in a town through which lines of stages pass, has no right to, exclude the driver of one of these lines from his yard and the common public rooms, where travellers are usually placed, who comes there at proper hours, and in a proper manner, to solicit passengers for his coach, and without doing any injury to the innkeeper. 8 N. H. R. 523; Hamm. N. P. 170. Vide Entry; Guest.

References in classic literature ?
He causes a disturbance in your hostelry, which respectable people cannot put up with.
In the meantime, the host, who entertained no doubt that it was the presence of the young man that drove the stranger from his hostelry, re-ascended to his wife's chamber, and found D'Artagnan just recovering his senses.
Gaining their hostelry, situated under the trees of the great Place, they took their repast in haste, and Athos led Raoul to the rocks which dominate the city, vast gray mountains, whence the view is infinite and embraces a liquid horizon which appears, so remote is it, on a level with the rocks themselves.
The point was buried in its turn beneath the sky, and Athos returned with slow and painful step to his deserted hostelry.
8DA YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 So-and-so 9 Erica 10 Aloft 11 Enlists 12 Eli 13 Laboured 16 Hostelry 17 Raw 19 Chagrin 21 Athos 22 Fleet 23 Extreme.
A Donaghy, Glasgow In 1750, a thatched hostelry for drovers with a swinging sign of a Black Bull stood in the spot but it was not until 1759 that The Black Bull Inn, founded by the Highland Gaelic Society, was built.
GREAT excitement at The Nags Head, Ainley Top, this week after rumours began circulating that the ivy which has adorned this wonderful chocolate box hostelry might be torn down.
But now the pub has been largely rebuilt and the famous hostelry is to reopen its doors on May 3.
Nitin Patel, landlord of the Radyr Court pub in Llandaff, will present the cheque next Friday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the building's conversion to a hostelry.
All appeared utterly oblivious to the fact they were supping at a hostelry called Ryan's, which was liberally decorated with shamrocks.
WALKING through Wells in Somerset a few days ago, Hancock was passing an elderly couple sitting outside a hostelry enjoying a drink in the sunshine and chatting about the weather and the view to a man delivering crates of bottles.
Rob Stone, landlord of the Mayflower on Fontygary Road, Rhoose, says he has no plans to change the name of his hostelry.