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Word: document

Definition: provide written evidence (for a claim); record with documents; N.


Sentences Containing 'document'

A terrible sound arose when the reading of this document was done.
The first object that caught my particular attention was a document of mine which I had seen the rougher of the two ruffians glance at and then cast away.
Imagine the devouring eagerness with which I pored over those mazy red spirals, with that document by my side which bore the right hand thumb and finger marks of that unknown murderer, printed with the dearest blood to me that was ever shed on this earth!
He was practising upon me to see if there was any hope of his being able to read the document to his prayer meeting with anything like a decent command over his feelings.
It was evident that at the sight of this document the minister would instantly release him.
``But some official document was drawn up as to this affair, I suppose?''
``Oh, as for the composition of the letter, there is nothing to be said; but as regards the competency of the document, I certainly have doubts.''
You know that with bankers nothing but a written document will be valid.''
``Well, sir, what do you require of me, and what document is it that you wish to be drawn up?''
A dreadful silence followed the reading of this document; the count could only stare, and his gaze, fixed as if unconsciously on Haidee, seemed one of fire and blood.
The sole foundation for all this is that in 1605 there certainly was living in the family of Cervantes a Dona Isabel de Saavedra, who is described in an official document as his natural daughter, and then twenty years of age.
Still it seems to me that translation from one language into another, if it be not from the queens of languages, the Greek and the Latin, is like looking at Flemish tapestries on the wrong side; for though the figures are visible, they are full of threads that make them indistinct, and they do not show with the smoothness and brightness of the right side; and translation from easy languages argues neither ingenuity nor command of words, any more than transcribing or copying out one document from another.
At last this document appeared to be got out of the way, somehow; at all events it ceased to be the rock-ahead it had been; and Mrs. Micawber informed me that 'her family' had decided that Mr. Micawber should apply for his release under the Insolvent Debtors Act, which would set him free, she expected, in about six weeks.
On these occasions Mr. Dick never travelled without a leathern writing-desk, containing a supply of stationery and the Memorial; in relation to which document he had a notion that time was beginning to press now, and that it really must be got out of hand.
I felt myself quite a proctor when I read this document aloud with all possible ceremony, and set forth its provisions, any number of times, to those whom they concerned.
On a table by the window in Buckingham Street, we set out the work Traddles procured for him--which was to make, I forget how many copies of a legal document about some right of way--and on another table we spread the last unfinished original of the great Memorial.
I have, therefore, prepared for my friend Mr. Thomas Traddles, and I now hold in my hand, a document, which accomplishes the desired object.
Even when dislodged, he still kept the letter in his mouth; and on my endeavouring to take it from him, at the imminent risk of being bitten, he kept it between his teeth so pertinaciously as to suffer himself to be held suspended in the air by means of the document.
It is a little document to do so much; and Traddles contemplates it, as it lies upon my desk, half in admiration, half in awe.
She had a written character, as large as a proclamation; and, according to this document, could do everything of a domestic nature that ever I heard of, and a great many things that I never did hear of.
without getting to the second, now burst forward, drew the ruler from his breast (apparently as a defensive weapon), and produced from his pocket a foolscap document, folded in the form of a large letter.
And I have the document itself, in my possession."' Uriah Heep, with a start, took out of his pocket a bunch of keys, and opened a certain drawer; then, suddenly bethought himself of what he was about, and turned again towards us, without looking in it.
'"And I have the document,"' Mr. Micawber read again, looking about as if it were the text of a sermon, '"in my possession,--that is to say, I had, early this morning, when this was written, but have since relinquished it to Mr. Traddles."' 'It is quite true,' assented Traddles.
From this document, I learned that Mr. Micawber being again arrested, 'Was in a final paroxysm of despair; and that he begged me to send him his knife and pint pot, by bearer, as they might prove serviceable during the brief remainder of his existence, in jail.

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