To the note taker] Really, sir, if you are a detective, you need not begin protecting me against molestation by young women until I ask you.
THE NOTE TAKER [turning on him genially] And how are all your people down at Selsey?
If she is a confederate," he said, "the notes are gone long ago.
Then he counted the twenty thousand-franc notes in front of him and put the notes into the envelope, but without closing it.
She had no doubt that her note
must appear excessively ill-written, that the language would disgrace a child, for her distress had allowed no arrangement; but at least it would assure them both of her being neither imposed on nor gratified by Mr.
Hardyman on the last day left to him--the day after the note was lost.
Sweetsir took the five-hundred pound note out of the open letter, I am firmly persuaded that he is the man who told Lord Rotherfield of the circumstances under which you left Lady Lydiard's house.
And though it certainly would be hard to distinguish a note from the window--that's true--I knew for certain that it was a hundred-rouble note, because, when you were going to give Sofya Semyonovna ten roubles, you took up from the table a hundred-rouble note (I saw it because I was standing near then, and an idea struck me at once, so that I did not forget you had it in your hand).
Perhaps, too, I thought, he wants to give her a surprise, when she finds a whole hundred-rouble note in her pocket.
Compare with the Bible and note words or expressions not derived from it.
Note with examples the pseudo-classical qualities in: 1.
At different periods in his life, he would call this haunter of his dreams by different names; "but in the end," he declares in a note on the subject, "I had to do a PERSIAN the honour of identifying him with this creature of my fancy.
I made a note of the thought on a sheet of paper, with the postscript: 6,000 feet beyond men and time
An obliging stranger, under pretence of compactly folding up my bank-notes
for security's sake, abstracts the notes
and gives me nutshells; but what is his sleight of hand to mine, when I fold up my own nutshells and pass them on myself as notes
I came in for my own pleasure and instruction," she said, "and was so struck by the wisdom of the speakers that I could not help making a few notes