I try to answer every letter of my young correspondents
; yet sometimes there are so many letters that a little time must pass before you get your answer.
In the ease of Turlington's house, the foreign merchants had drawn their bills on him for sums large in the aggregate, if not large in themselves; had long since turned those bills into cash in their own markets, for their own necessities; and had now left the money which their paper represented to be paid by their London correspondents
as it fell due.
: "I despair, my dearest Sara, of being able to tell you how your last letter has distressed me.
"By the same sign, which, at the same time, tells my right-hand correspondent
that I am ready, while it gives notice to my left-hand correspondent
to prepare in his turn."
In his own case he felt that such an imposition would be peculiarly obnoxious, for had she not read that cursed Klondike correspondent
," Razumov said in an almost openly mocking tone.
has just left Miss Ladd," the doctor answered.
Meanwhile he held on to his modest position in a mercantile house in New Orleans, where an equal familiarity with English, French and Spanish gave him no small value as a clerk and correspondent
-- the nephew of the gentleman who owns this house, and whose charity has given me an asylum, during the heavy affliction of my sickness, under his own roof.
Setting his own interests out of the question, Hardyman owed obligations to the kindness of his illustrious correspondent
which made it impossible for him to send an excuse.
There the name of the widow was, unquestionably; figuring for the second time in type, in a letter of the gossiping sort, supplied by an "Occasional Correspondent
," and distinguished by the title of "Sayings and Doings in the North." After tattling pleasantly of the prospects of the shooting season, of the fashions from Paris, of an accident to a tourist, and of a scandal in the Scottish Kirk, the writer proceeded to the narrative of a case of interest, relating to a marriage in the sphere known (in the language of footmen) as the sphere of "high life."
And always, before the name of the town, is placed a letter or a sign, to indicate who the correspondent
is, so that the authorities can find him when they want to hang him.