Sentences Containing 'courier'
The postilions, with a thousand gossamer gnats circling about them in lieu of the Furies, quietly mended the points to the lashes of their whips; the valet walked by the horses; the courier was audible, trotting on ahead into the dun distance.
It was in The Times and The Courier, I know; though it was not put in as it ought to be.
``Yes; I received the news this evening by a courier.
``I have just received my courier from Greece,''said Danglars.
Bertuccio obeyed and despatched a courier to Pontoise to say the traveling carriage would arrive at sixo'clock.
Beauchamp understood that nothing remained but to submit, and left the office to despatch a courier to Morcerf.
And he who has shown the greatest longing for him has been the great Emperor of China, who wrote me a letter in Chinese a month ago and sent it by a special courier.
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::: solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
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::: paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
::: interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments