7000 feet, dipping our beam to an incoming Washington packet.
The old contracts (they will be revised at the end of the year) allow twelve hours for a run which any packet can put behind her in ten.
burst as she did so, and the floor became strewed with bank-notes.
And Emily, my love, get ready a packet
of books for Miss Crawley.
Your clerks have forgotten the rag; the letter is not in the packet
He had delivered a mel- ancholy oration previous to his funeral, and had doubtless in the packet
of letters, presented vari- ous keepsakes to relatives.
No sooner did a tongue of flame burst out than she threw the packet
of notes upon it.
I believe that, besides the packet
, Captain Leclere confided a letter to his care.
In five minutes' time, the little steamer is utterly deserted, and the packet
is beset and over-run by its late freight, who instantly pervade the whole ship, and are to be met with by the dozen in every nook and corner: swarming down below with their own baggage, and stumbling over other people's; disposing themselves comfortably in wrong cabins, and creating a most horrible confusion by having to turn out again; madly bent upon opening locked doors, and on forcing a passage into all kinds of out-of-the-way places where there is no thoroughfare; sending wild stewards, with elfin hair, to and fro upon the breezy decks on unintelligible errands, impossible of execution: and in short, creating the most extraordinary and bewildering tumult.
Little Dorrit took the packet
from the still outstretched hand, and broke the seal.
He had asked the prisoner, aboard the Calais packet
, if he wanted a handy fellow, and the prisoner had engaged him.
She laughed, and promising to wait for his company re-entered the house, making her appearance again, holding in her hand a packet
that was secured by several large and important seals, just in time to meet the gentleman.
There is a crack packet
- crack packet
o' fame, She hails from Noo York, an' the Dreadnought's her name.
Here it is, sir," said I, and gave him the oilskin packet
Letterblair unlocked a drawer and drew out a packet