The morning papers on Saturday contained, in addition to lengthy special articles on the planet Mars, on life in the planets, and so forth, a brief and vaguely worded telegram
, all the more striking for its brevity.
He thought of the struggling New York practice he had dropped at Cheyne's imperious bidding, and returned the telegram
with a sigh.
I had a telegram
from the head of the local police before I left the school this morning.
I mean that when I was leaving the office the news editor told me that a telegram
had come in confirming the general illness of the Sumatra natives, and adding that the lights had not been lit in the Straits of Sunda.
He took the telegram
out of his pocket, and handed it to me.
To a telegram
in guarded terms dispatched to de Barral no answer was received for more than twenty- four hours.
The truth is that there is a great outer life that you and I have never touched--a life in which telegrams
and anger count.
Messenger boys ran in and out with messages and telegrams
The doctor, with the telegrams
in his hand, made his way down a splendid staircase, past the long picture gallery where masterpieces of Van Dyck and Rubens frowned and leered down upon him; descended the final stretch of broad oak stairs, crossed the hail, and entered his master's rooms.
Tearing open the telegram
, he read it through, guessing at the words, misspelt as they always are in telegrams
, and his face brightened.
Yours is the first reply I have received; people who can afford to send long telegrams
don't rush to the advertisements in the Daily Telegraph; but, on the other hand, I was not quite prepared to hear from men like yourselves.
I, too," she said at last, "have had some telegrams
You must send me the telegram
every day, and if there be cause I shall come again.
He can have a telegram
sent after him," I said: "but it's not very soldier-like, running away from possible bad news
While Martin changed the telegram
to "two laundrymen," Joe went on:-