The fellow, seeing no hopes of recovering the possession of the pocket-book, at last complied in giving in his name and place of abode, which Jones writ upon a piece of paper
with the pencil of Sophia; and then, placing the paper in the same page where she had writ her name, he cried out, "There, friend, you are the happiest man alive; I have joined your name to that of an angel.
You can destroy that piece of paper
in your pocket.
The secretary bowed and withdrew, after a glance at the piece of paper
which he held in his hand.
And rapidly he drew from his waistcoat pocket a piece of paper
in which he had placed a light-coloured hair from a woman's head.
He paid for the arsenic, and took it away with him wrapped up in two papers, the outer wrapper being labeled with my name and address, and with the word 'Poison' in large letters--exactly like the label now produced on the piece of paper
found at Gleninch.
In another moment his fingers touched a piece of paper
, jammed between the inner end of the drawer and the bottom of the flat surface of the washhand-stand.
The zealous officer managed to slip a useful piece of paper
into Dominic's hand as he went ashore, and a few hours afterwards, being off duty, he returned on board again athirst for drinks and gratitude.
It wasn't quite appropriate for school, but she needn't take it into the room; she would wrap it in a piece of paper
, just show it, and carry it coming home.
I took a wax-candle in one hand, and with the other groped about for a piece of paper
(my match-box being empty), with which I proposed to get a light from the small flame still playing on the embers.
They couldn't find no letters nor nothing on him; nothing but an old penknife in his pocket and the wishbone of a chicken wrapped up in a piece of paper
, and some poetry.
So I give it a shake, and out drops a little piece of paper with "HALF-PAST TWO" wrote on it with a pencil.
I judged that that piece of paper meant that Miss Sophia was to meet Harney somewheres at half-past two and run off; and I judged I ought to told her father about that paper and the curious way she acted, and then maybe he would a locked her up, and this awful mess wouldn't ever happened.
Opening this piece of paper
in the next pause, the counsel looked with great attention and curiosity at the prisoner.
Suppose you tell him you wish to go from Hamburg to Peking by the way of Jericho, and are ignorant of routes and prices-- the next morning he will hand you a piece of paper
with the whole thing worked out on it to the last detail.
Her taste for drawing was not superior; though whenever she could obtain the outside of a letter from her mother or seize upon any other odd piece of paper
, she did what she could in that way, by drawing houses and trees, hens and chickens, all very much like one another.