The golden secretary
darted through the room like a meteor with a dashing frenchwoman who carped the floor with her pink satin train.
The habitual gloom of the private secretary
was lightened by a grin.
If I had been her secretary
, steward, half-brother, poor relation - if I had been a younger brother of her appointed husband - I could not have seemed to myself, further from my hopes when I was nearest to her.
The last news which I hear from Edinburgh is, that the gentleman who fills the situation of Secretary
to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland,* is the best amateur draftsman
My friend Reldresal, principal secretary
for private affairs, is, in my opinion, if I am not partial, the second after the treasurer; the rest of the great officers are much upon a par.
The son, who had been his father's secretary
, had resigned along with his chief, somewhat foolishly as was thought at the time, and on succeeding some months later to the title, had set himself to the serious study of the great aristocratic art of doing absolutely nothing.
Firmin Richard told his secretary
to send Box Five on the grand tier to Mm.
Everybody was very desirous of seconding the zeal of our fathers, and of sending them the assistance they requested; to which we were the more encouraged, because the emperor's letters informed our provincial that we might easily enter his dominions by the way of Dancala, but unhappily, the secretary
wrote Zeila for Dancala, which cost two of our fathers their lives.
That of John Jay was associated with them shortly after the peace, in the capacity of Secretary
to the Congress for Foreign Affairs.
With that addition," said Sancho, "you might be secretary
to the emperor himself; open this paper and see what it says.
There are now a Secretary
of War, a Secretary
of Foreign Affairs, a Secretary
for Domestic Affairs, a Board of Treasury, consisting of three persons, a Treasurer, assistants, clerks, etc.
Here, Suzanne," said du Bousquier, giving her a key, "open that secretary
, and take out the bag you'll find there: there's about six hundred francs in it; it is all I possess.