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a written communication directed to another

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A gray ball, the color of the twilight, might escape observation, where a white missive fluttering down from an upper window would surely be seen by someone.
He doesn't say much, to be sure, but his very silence implies more than all the others' words, and the less he says, the more he thinks - and this is Hargrave's missive.
This missive, with the help of the boy who sat at the desk next him, also a new arrival, he managed to fold successfully; but this done, they were sadly put to it for means of sealing.
But when he put the first of the notes into the leaves of the song she was singing, the little governess, rising and looking him steadily in the face, took up the triangular missive daintily, and waved it about as if it were a cocked hat, and she, advancing to the enemy, popped the note into the fire, and made him a very low curtsey, and went back to her place, and began to sing away again more merrily than ever.
This missive she handed with an air as if it had not the least connexion with the bill, but were something in the nature of a delicate and joyful surprise.
He was on his way to our lines with some missive, and had little enough to say to us, though frivolous and flippant questions were showered upon him from most saddles.
Of course this official missive was from the superior direction of the police.
Albert glanced carelessly at the different missives, selected two written in a small and delicate hand, and enclosed in scented envelopes, opened them and perused their contents with some attention.
The principal gentry of the colony received invitations, which were distributed to their residences, far and near, by messengers on horseback, bearing missives sealed with all the formality of official dispatches.
With them came also a white man, who announced himself as a messenger bearing missives for Mr.
Having dispatched but three electric missives, he received no less than eight gratulatory bulletins in return.
Thrice within the year have I received missives from her," replied Mary.
In these missives could be found sentences like this: "The heat here is very great.
Celtic, that to a new level a missive was sent ticket holders in the stand at Celtic them to be personal afte" of a
News about a person of interest in the ricin letters case came as yet another similar missive sent to Obama was intercepted, according to the (http://www.