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A gray ball, the color of the twilight, might escape observation, where a white missive fluttering down from an upper window would surely be seen by someone.
Notwithstanding, my journey homeward was sadder than my journey thither; and many misgivings I had, ere I could prevail on myself to put the missive into Mrs.
D'Artagnan had more than once related to his friends his adventure with the stranger, as well as the apparition of the beautiful foreigner, to whom this man had confided some important missive.
Instead of chattering about trifles, you ought to have delivered me the missive at once--if you have really come commissioned as you say.
After dinner he went to a play; and it was not until his return home, after midnight, that he drew Madame Olenska's missive out again and re-read it slowly a number of times.
Her letter to Sir Leicester is discovered on her table, but it is doubtful yet whether he has not received another missive from another world requiring to be personally answered, and all the living languages, and all the dead, are as one to him.
This translation of Ghassan Abdullah and Kenneth Ring's Letters from Palestine brings 30 missives from the conflict-torn region that reveal not political views, but heartfelt stories of humanity.
The pair started to panic when they moved out of their flat on May 22 and had still not concluded missives.
Neither Bloomberg nor Obama came in contact with the missives.
Ian Ferguson, of solicitors and estate agents Mitchells Roberton, said: "The couple's argument was that it was a condition there had to be completed missives by that date and there wasn't, therefore the contract fell.
TALK about being reminded that I'm one foot nearer the grave: I can't tell you how many missives I receive from private health, insurance and holiday companies, reminding me I have 'more time on my hands' now I'm 50 (pretend you haven't registered that last bit).
DYLAN LEBLANC Paupers Field (Rough Trade) A GLANCE at Ryan Adams' Twitter feed - a stream of missives about heavy metal - raises concerns over how long we'll have to wait for another of his great albums.