messenger


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a person who carries messages or is sent on errands

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le Prince the commission with which I would charge you, and that is, that his messenger has been very agreeable to me; but I will tell him so myself.
Come," cried one of the foresters to the tired messenger, "come join us for this shot.
The messenger was glad enough to sit down along with the others who were there, for his limbs were weary and the ale was good.
The adjutant by his elaborate courtesy appeared to wish to ward off any attempt at familiarity on the part of the Russian messenger.
Take this and deliver it," said he to his adjutant, handing him the papers and still taking no notice of the special messenger.
A royal messenger from His Illustrious Majesty, Henry, by the grace of God, King of England, Lord of Ireland, Duke of Aquitaine, to Norman of Torn, Open, in the name of the King
Norman of Torn directed that the King's messenger be admitted, and the knight was quickly ushered into the great hall of the castle.
If it is no more than that, I have a messenger quite ready.
I return to your tulip, Mynheer van Baerle, and as soon as it opens I will give you news, which being done the messenger will set out immediately.
The messenger replied that he knew of a much finer bull called Donn Chuailgne, or Brown Bull of Cooley, which belonged to Dawra, the chief of Ulster.
So taking with him nine others, the messenger set out and soon arrived at Cooley.
At this moment the Messenger arrived: he was far too much out of breath to say a word, and could only wave his hands about, and make the most fearful faces at the poor King.
On which the Messenger, to Alice's great amusement, opened a bag that hung round his neck, and handed a sandwich to the King, who devoured it greedily.
But the day passed away and no messenger returned--no Becky.
In the midst of this repast, however, the doorbell was heard--young Moss of the ruddy hair rose up with the keys and answered the summons, and coming back, told the Colonel that the messenger had returned with a bag, a desk and a letter, which he gave him.