The writing must have been hurried, and it had to all appearance been hurriedly dried toward the corner of a perfectly clean leaf of the blotting-paper
. After twice reading, I felt sure that I had made out correctly the following address:
Cruncher, after surveying him in silence until he came to the blotting-paper
What a gelatine-backboned thing is man, who prides himself on his clear reason and becomes as wet blotting-paper
at one glance from bright eyes!
She covered over the sheets of paper with which she was surrounded with a pad of blotting-paper
. He pointed suddenly to them.
*In those days there was no blotting-paper
, and sand was used to dry the ink.
'If my maid had a little note and half a crown, I could run round to the pastrycook's to sign something, or I could sign something in the Square if somebody would come and cough for me to let 'em in with the key, and would bring a pen and ink with 'em and a bit of blotting-paper
. Oh, my gracious!