asked Stepan Arkadyevitch, taking the telegram and seating himself at the looking-glass.
Stepan Arkadyevitch was already washed and combed and ready to be dressed, when Matvey, stepping deliberately in his creaky boots, came back into the room with the telegram in his hand.
So that is the tail end of the telegram which Godfrey Staunton dispatched within a few hours of his disappearance.
We have only to find to whom that telegram is addressed," I suggested.
The porters told him that several remark- able telegrams had been received in the morning from Byfleet and Chertsey stations, but that these had abruptly ceased.
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.
I asked him to send a telegram
for me, for he knew you would be coming or something; and he tried to get hold of the motor, but Charles and Mr.
And he was gone before a double-knock on the outer door had done ringing through the rooms, to return next minute with an open telegram
and a face full of news.
Meanwhile I was reflecting that probably the old lady knew all about the telegrams
, and even about De Griers, though little or nothing about Mlle.
I know nothing about any telegrams
," he said, "but I am here to see that no harm comes to you, and I promise you that it shall not.
Sir Patrick came in to tea, with the gentlemen, still uncertain as to the right course to take in the matter of the telegram
Maston should have done before sending this telegram
forth to the world, which, according to his idea, told the whole result of the enterprise.
Joseph," said Miss Lavinia, looking over her brother's shoulder, while he wrote the telegram
While Martin changed the telegram
to "two laundrymen," Joe went on:-
This information obtained, Alban had dispatched a telegram
to Emily--in Cecilia's name: "Pray send us a few words to relieve our anxiety, and let us know if we can be of any service to you.