slip of paper

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a small sheet of paper

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He murmurs, growing warm and red and holding the slip of paper now close to his eyes, now a long way off, "C.
Rolling up the slip of paper as an instrument to point his speech with, Mr.
It's pretty maddening to think that an important secret may lie here on this slip of paper, and that it is beyond human power to penetrate it.
The officer looked up from his slip of paper for a moment.
And the pocket-book was again deliberately produced, opened, sought through; from one of its compartments was extracted a shabby slip of paper, hastily torn off: I recognised in its texture and its stains of ultra-marine, and lake, and vermillion, the ravished margin of the portrait-cover.
A name casually written on a slip of paper has enabled me to find her out.
As he turned to hand the worthless slip of paper to the Russian his glance chanced to pass across the starboard bow of the Kincaid.
asked Amy, regarding the magic slip of paper with a reverential eye.
One day, a dirty stranger touched me on the shoulder, and showed me a dirty slip of paper which I at first presumed to be his card.
taking the slip of paper and the pencil which Holmes handed to him.
Holmes put the slip of paper carefully away into his pocket-book.
She put down the slip of paper on which she had marked the sum they had to pay, and walked back to the table at which she had been sitting.
He was then forced to scrawl a message on a slip of paper and stick it in through the receipt slot in order to ask for help from people.
Look," Sally pointed to the slip of paper she had given him.
The simple act of going to a polling station and marking an "x" on a slip of paper on Thursday sends a message that we won't be cowed by those who wish to divide us.