In connection with the tavern he carried on a small business in groceries.
To explain, Mr. Mudge had just been to the village store to purchase some groceries.
There's nothing like the groceries, after all,—eh, Sir George?
Only Bijonah Tanner remained to buy some groceries from Boughton.
I've settled the baker, the milk, the washin' an' the groceries—this 'ere's what's left.