Courier

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COURIER. One who is sent on some public occasion as an express, to bear despatches, letters, and other papers.
     2. Couriers sent by an ambassador or other public minister, are protected from arrest or molestation. Vattel, liv. 4, c. 9, Sec. 123.

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The courier's wife made rather a strange answer: 'I'm afraid to tell you, Miss.'
'You have disappointed me,' she said very quietly, but with a look which the courier's wife had never seen in her face before.
some courier or other," replied the governor, redoubling his attention to the passing bottle.
"Yes, monsieur, yes; but a courier has just arrived."
"C'est a Kirsch je bense--je l'ai vu toute a l'heure--qui brenoit des sangviches dans la voiture," said the courier in a fine German French.
"Nous allons avoir une belle traversee, Monsieur George," said the courier with a grin, as he lifted his gold-laced cap.
Mother's afraid to leave him alone, and the courier won't stay with him; so we haven't been to many places.
"Eugenio's our courier. He doesn't like to stay with Randolph; he's the most fastidious man I ever saw.
Miss Harrogate was specially radiant and ready for conversation on this occasion; and her family had fallen into the easier Continental habit, allowing the stranger Muscari and even the courier Ezza to share their table and their talk.
Here are our two women, and Pa's valet, and a footman, and a courier, and all sorts of dependents, and yet in the midst of these, we are to have one of ourselves rushing about with tumblers of cold water, like a menial!
"The courier asks if there's an answer," the footman announced.
The postilions, with a thousand gossamer gnats circling about them in lieu of the Furies, quietly mended the points to the lashes of their whips; the valet walked by the horses; the courier was audible, trotting on ahead into the dun distance.