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a street hawker or door-to-door peddler of religious literature1890In Darkest England and the Way OutWe shall establish an immense second-hand book shop. All the best books that come into our hands will be exposed for sale, not merely at our central depots, but on the barrows of our peripatetic colporteurs who will go from street to street with literature which, I trust, will be somewhat superior to the ordinary pabulum supplied to the poor.1915Through Five Republics on Horseback'Last year,' writes Mr. Milne, of the American Bible Society, 'one of our colporteurs in Ayacucho had to make his escape by the roof of a house where he was staying, from a mob of half-castes, led on by a friar.