Bonacieux--lamentations to which, besides, they must have been pretty well accustomed--the two guards took the prisoner each by an arm, and led him away, while the commissary wrote a letter in haste and dispatched
it by an officer in waiting.
My private fund consisted of thirty roubles, earned by handiwork, and designed eventually to procure me a new dress, but at once I dispatched
our cook, old Matrena, to ascertain the price of such an edition.
Nothing more certain; and the best proof of it is," said D'Artagnan, "that he has dispatched
us to meet the Duc de Vendome, his father, who is coming in his turn.
That he might in some measure, however, be even with his competitor, he dispatched
two scouts to look out for the band of free trappers who were to meet Fontenelle in this neighborhood, and to endeavor to bring them to his camp.
About one-eighth of the whole being reserved for the use of the Ti itself, the remainder was divided into numerous smaller packages, which were immediately dispatched in every direction to the remotest parts of the valley.
The carriers dispatched from the Ti were to be seen hurrying in all directions through the deep groves; each individual preceded by a boy bearing a flaming torch of dried cocoanut boughs, which from time to time was replenished from the materials scattered along the path.
As soon as we had dispatched
this Letter, we immediately prepared to follow it in person and were stepping into the Carriage for that Purpose when our attention was attracted by the Entrance of a coroneted Coach and 4 into the Inn-yard.
The plan proposed is, that a detachment of the able-bodied officers and men among us should set forth this very day, and make another effort to reach the nearest inhabited settlements, from which help and provisions may be dispatched
to those who remain here.
In five minutes or so it was ready--and Miss Karnegie was dispatched
by her mother (who had other business on hand at the time) to take it up stairs.
As soon as he had dispatched
this messenger, he went in quest of his sister, whom he found reading and expounding the