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letter

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Thump-thump, up the wooden stairs; thump-thump across the room above our heads; thump-thump down the stairs again--and there stood the apparition at the open door, with a letter in its hand, beckoning me out!
Anna Mikhaylovna, who always knew everything that passed in the house, on hearing of the arrival of the letter went softly into the room and found the count with it in his hand, sobbing and laughing at the same time.
Letters were accordingly to be addressed to that place, until further notice.
Suddenly, almost irritably, Emily snatched up Sir Jervis's letter. Before the doctor had come in, she had glanced at it, and had thrown it aside in her impatience to read what Cecilia had written.
But, in no long time after the physician's death, the wearer of the scarlet letter disappeared, and Pearl along with her.
"Monsieur," said the gentleman, "here is a letter for his eminence."
Miss Garth's doubts thronged back irresistibly on her mind as she sealed her letter to Mrs.
The alterations in the countenance of Sophia had hitherto been chiefly to her disadvantage, and had inclined her complexion to too great paleness; but she now waxed redder, if possible, than vermilion, and cried, "I know not what to say; certainly what arises from gratitude cannot be blamed--But what service can my reading this letter do your friend, since I am resolved never " Mrs Miller fell again to her entreaties, and begged to be forgiven, but she could not, she said, carry it back.
"A man bringing a letter from Oliver Cromwell?" said Mazarin.
"Yes, indeed, a very good letter," replied Emma rather slowly"so good a letter, Harriet, that every thing considered, I think one of his sisters must have helped him.
Own movements, and that he had better address his next letter to me at Benjamin's house.
She turned to me with an effort; she said, uneasily, "I don't think you ought to write your letter to-night, sir."