The importance of the document in question renders it advisable to neglect no possible, even if improbable, method of regaining it.
In the further progress of the legend, there is a long, grotesque, and occasionally awe-striking account of the carpenter's incantations(if so they are to be called), with a view of discovering the lost document.
Now, sir, I must ask you more particularly what this document is, and why its disappearance should have such momentous consequences?
And to whom would this document be sent if it fell into the hands of an enemy?
I intended demanding her release on the grounds that she was in no way guilty of the theft, and that my failure to recover the document
had not lessened the value of the good faith I had had in offering to do so.
Monsieur Guillot took the document
and buttoned it up in his inside pocket.
This, we may say, is the one moot question that this new-found document
To these he responded with the greatest liberality, and with no lack of formality; always first writing to appoint a time at which the applicant might wait upon him in his room, and then receiving him in the midst of a vast accumulation of documents
, and accompanying his donation (for he said in every such case, 'it is a donation, not a loan') with a great deal of good counsel: to the effect that he, the expiring Father of the Marshalsea, hoped to be long remembered, as an example that a man might preserve his own and the general respect even there.
In 1829 he reentered Africa by the western coast of the Gulf of Benin; he then followed in the track of Mungo Park and of Laing, recovered at Boussa the documents
relative to the death of the former, and arrived on the 20th of August at Sackatoo, where he was seized and held as a prisoner, until he expired in the arms of his faithful attendant Richard Lander.
Mary shut the door, laid the documents
upon her table, and sank her head on her hands.
Brooke, shaking his head; "I cannot let young ladies meddle with my documents
the 29th of October), subscribe a Declaration stating his innocence of the alleged crime: this Declaration being reserved in the Indictment--together with certain documents
, papers and articles, enumerated in an Inventory--to be used in evidence against the prisoner.
The "Epigrams of Homer" are derived from the pseudo-Herodotean "Life of Homer", but many of them occur in other documents
such as the "Contest of Homer and Hesiod", or are quoted by various ancient authors.
And they must be coped with to some extent, because they all enclose documents
(they call their scraps documents
; but they are, as to papers deserving the name, what minced veal is to a calf), the non-return of which would be their ruin.
,' added the lawyer, raising his eyes to the ceiling,