My civil neighbor, the tax-gatherer, is the very man I have to deal with--for it is, after all, with men and not with parchment that I quarrel--and he has voluntarily chosen to be an agent
of the government.
Clara Belle was rather a successful agent
, but Susan, who could only say "thoap," never made large returns, and the twins, who were somewhat young to be thoroughly trustworthy, could be given only a half dozen cakes at a time, and were obliged to carry with them on their business trips a brief document stating the price per cake, dozen, and box.
Who would think that the Evil One had already found a servant and agent
We know that at an early hour on the morning of the twenty-third the agent
was called downstairs, while he was dressing, to speak to a young lady in a cab at the door.
A versatile and entertaining companion, by turns prosperous and impecunious, and an optimist always, Gardiner Hubbard became a really indispensable factor as the first advance agent
of the telephone business.
And I see, Captain, you were right to make use of this agent
that takes the place of wind, water, and steam.
of the Peninsular Company, you know, can't stop on the way
demanded Villefort, turning over a pile of papers, containing information relative to the prisoner, that a police agent
had given to him on his entry, and that, already, in an hour's time, had swelled to voluminous proportions, thanks to the corrupt espionage of which "the accused" is always made the victim.
Payette, a leader of the Hudson's Bay Company, who was about to depart with a number of men, by a more circuitous, but safe route, to carry supplies to the company's agent
, resident among the Upper Nez Perces.
The woman, who had been trained in the school of suspicion, looked intently at the other, for an instant, and then she swept the money into her drawer, content with having extorted from this poor girl more than she would have dared to ask of the wife of the agent
As the Indian agent
of New York had a log dwelling at the foot of the lake, however, it is not impossible that the appellation grew out of the meetings that were held at his council fires; the war drove off the agent
, in common with the other officers of the crown; and his rude dwelling was soon abandoned.
It was only proper that I should let the Carlist agent
ensconced in the Prado Villa know of the sudden ending of my activities.