By the way," he said, "as it is such a wild night, you will oblige me very much if you will tell the engine-driver that there will be a five pound note for himself and his companion if we catch the mail
Why, a native Englishman is put to it every night of his life, to save his life from them Mails
,' argued the first old man; 'and he knows when they're a coming round the corner, to tear him limb from limb.
My uncle peeped out of the coach window as they emerged from the yard, and observed that the other mails
, with coachmen, guards, horses, and passengers, complete, were driving round and round in circles, at a slow trot of about five miles an hour.
The Dover mail
was in its usual genial position that the guard suspected the passengers, the passengers suspected one another and the guard, they all suspected everybody else, and the coachman was sure of nothing but the horses; as to which cattle he could with a clear conscience have taken his oath on the two Testaments that they were not fit for the journey.
While in the midst of this bureaucratic house- cleaning he met Hubbard, who had just been appointed by President Hayes as the head of a commission on mail
The word "Cape" rises across the face of a dial; a gong strikes: the South African mid-weekly mail
is in at the Highgate Receiving Towers.
Harrison had brought the mail
, and merry letters from Stella and Priscilla and Phil soon dissipated Anne's blues.
I could go on telling you odd things that happen here for hours, but I must finish soon as the chap is starting with the mail
Likewise he arranged the taking over of Billy Rawlins' mail
contract, and made his preparations for the start.
you a check the first thing in the morning.
Further particulars may be looked for by the next mail
War was again proclaimed, however, and when the trumpet summoned him to his standard, the Soldier put on his charger its military trappings, and mounted, being clad in his heavy coat of mail
Playmore's doubts and cautions; resolute in holding out against my mother-in-law; resolute in taking my place by the French mail
Further, I took the civil service examinations for mail
carrier and passed first.
I have waited for mail
, in the hope of being able to send you some good news at last.