At dinner Anna Mikhaylovna talked the whole time about the war news and about Nikolenka, twice asked when the last letter had been received from him, though she knew that already, and remarked that they might very likely be getting a letter from him that day.
Anna Mikhaylovna, in a few words, told her the contents of the letter, on condition that she should tell no one.
Have you, sir," asked he, "a letter
accrediting you to me?
For a little while Emma persevered in her silence; but beginning to apprehend the bewitching flattery of that letter
might be too powerful, she thought it best to say,
Sir Patrick rose to lock the letter
up in one of the drawers of the writing-table behind him.
Writing to my legal adviser in this sense, I had a word of my own to add on the subject of the torn letter
Reminding her that she had herself proposed writing to me when we met that evening, I suggested that she should wait to tell the sad story of her troubles until it was convenient to her to send me the narrative in the form of a letter
Well, as after my death the command devolves on you as mate, assume the command, and bear up for the Island of Elba, disembark at Porto-Ferrajo, ask for the grand-marshal, give him this letter
-- perhaps they will give you another letter
, and charge you with a commission.
Turnbull, the medical man, Gore's letter
was brought and laid on the bed, and the previous impatience seemed to be allayed.
Vanstone concluded that first part of her letter
which referred exclusively to Captain Wragge.
lay upon the table no longer than till Mrs Miller was out of sight; for then Sophia opened and read it.
I think you have got a letter
to give me," I began.
returning to his letter
, she was disappointed at the outset.
Most of the spectators testified to having seen, on the breast of the unhappy minister, a SCARLET LETTER
-- the very semblance of that worn by Hester Prynne -- imprinted in the flesh.
And the young king began to write the following letter
, which cost him more than one sigh, although, at the same time, something like a feeling of triumph glittered in his eyes: