Not a hope of imposition
or mistake was harboured anywhere.
The operation, however, was somewhat slow, for it was necessary to overhaul and inspect every pack to prevent imposition
, and the peltries had then to be conveyed in large boats, made of skins, to the ship, which was some little distance from the shore, standing off and on.
And, as my business habits, in this respect, were sufficiently understood, I never met with any attempt at imposition
Since we parted yesterday, I have received from indisputable authority such a history of you as must bring the most mortifying conviction of the imposition
I have been under, and the absolute necessity of an immediate and eternal separation from you.