Your clerks have forgotten the rag; the letter is not in the packet."
"You are an insolent fellow, and you have not looked," cried Mazarin, very angrily, "begone and wait my pleasure." Whilst saying these words, with perfectly Italian subtlety he snatched the packet from the hands of Colbert, and re-entered his apartments.
He loosened two buttons of his coat, thrust in his hand, and brought forth the packet. As he ex- tended it to his friend the latter's face was turned from him.
He had been slow in the act of producing the packet because during it he had been trying to invent a remarkable comment upon the affair.
No sooner did a tongue of flame burst out than she threw the packet
of notes upon it.
A postal packet
's dip-dial records every yard of every run.
"How do you know he had a packet
to leave at Porto-Ferrajo?"
what nonsense!” cried the impatient gentleman, snatching the packet
from her hand; “there is no such office in the county.
Yes, that is what he intends to do." Now, although I was honestly sorry for Polina, it is a fact that, from the moment when, the previous night, I had approached the gaming-table, and begun to rake in the packets
of bank-notes, my love for her had entered upon a new plane.
By way of compromise, Lady Emily sent in a packet
in the evening for the latter lady, containing copies of the "Washerwoman," and other mild and favourite tracts for Miss B.'s own perusal; and a few for the servants' hall, viz.: "Crumbs from the Pantry," "The Frying Pan and the Fire," and "The Livery of Sin," of a much stronger kind.
"There is a crack packet
- crack packet
o' fame, She hails from Noo York, an' the Dreadnought's her name.
"Here it is, sir," said I, and gave him the oilskin packet
Letterblair unlocked a drawer and drew out a packet
. "If you will run your eye over these papers--"
I had found a packet
of letters awaiting me but a few minutes before, and had strolled out of the village to read them while my supper was making ready.
She held out a dusty little packet
tied with faded blue ribbon.