In the condition I have been in, it cannot be strange to you that our unhappy correspondence had not been the least of the burthens which lay upon my conscience.
I told him that those unhappy distresses which first moved him to a generous and an honest friendship for me, would, I hope, move him to a little concern for me now, though the criminal part of our correspondence, which I believed neither of us intended to fall into at the time, was broken off; that I desired to repent as sincerely as he had done, but entreated him to put me in some condition that I might not be exposed to the temptations which the devil never fails to excite us to from the frightful prospect of poverty and distress; and if he had the least apprehensions of my being troublesome to him, I begged he would put me in a posture to go back to my mother in Virginia, from when he knew I came, and that would put an end to all his fears on that account.
Franklin Blake agrees to Miss Clack's proposal, on the understanding that she will kindly consider this intimation of his consent as closing the correspondence
Impossible, monsieur, for that correspondence
is kept from the council; monsieur le cardinal himself carried it on.
He laughed softly over his own cleverness; and withdrew to a lonely place in the plantation, in which he could consult the stolen correspondence
without fear of being observed by any living creature.
My dear brother," Cornelius answered, "your correspondence
The rest of the afternoon and all the evening Philip toiled through the innumerable correspondence
Perhaps it may be possible to modify this notion of formal correspondence
in such a way as to be more widely applicable, but if so, the modifications required will be by no means slight.
I shall have the pleasure of acknowledging the great assistance which I have received from several other naturalists, in the course of this and my other works; but I must be here allowed to return my most sincere thanks to the Reverend Professor Henslow, who, when I was an undergraduate at Cambridge, was one chief means of giving me a taste for Natural History, -- who, during my absence, took charge of the collections I sent home, and by his correspondence
directed my endeavours, -- and who, since my return, has constantly rendered me every assistance which the kindest friend could offer.
Fanny was right enough in not expecting to hear from Miss Crawford now at the rapid rate in which their correspondence
had begun; Mary's next letter was after a decidedly longer interval than the last, but she was not right in supposing that such an interval would be felt a great relief to herself.
He is simply inundated with correspondence
from America about those two murders.
There are just twenty-four names in the United Kingdom which have been admitted to the privileges of free correspondence