We dropped to the Heights Receiving Towers twenty minutes ahead of time, and there hung at ease till the Yokohama Intermediate Packet
could pull out and give us our proper slip.
I believe that, besides the packet
, Captain Leclere confided a letter to his care.
It was not necessary to knock his friend on the head with the misguided packet
No, no, it is not in the militia,” cried Elizabeth, showing the packet
in her hand, and then drawing it back with a coquettish air;
very well," replied Colbert, and placing his hat between his knees, he began to unseal the packet
The young man was silent: he had not opened the packet
in his hand.
All here present may be witnesses that the whole packet
of money is yours if you get it out.
Prince Andrew went to one and took out a small casket, from which he drew a packet
wrapped in paper.
carrying what looked like a packet
of sandwiches, but proved to be his requisites for the night done up in a neat paper parcel.
Then he rose to go, pressing a little packet
into her palm.
She held out a dusty little packet
tied with faded blue ribbon.
She drew a heavy packet
from the recesses of the muff she carried.
I have been writing my greetings to my sweet wife; for I hear that a messenger goes from the prince to Southampton within the week, and he would gladly take a packet
Notwithstanding the importance of the challenge, on the 19th of May he received a sealed packet
containing the following superbly laconic reply:
There was a little packet
directed in the well-known hand to Captain George Osborne, and some things lying about--a ring, a silver knife he had bought, as a boy, for her at a fair; a gold chain, and a locket with hair in it.