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foreign office

the ministry of a country or state that is concerned with dealings with other states
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It is possible even that you may have heard that through my uncle's influence I obtained a good appointment at the Foreign Office, and that I was in a situation of trust and honor until a horrible misfortune came suddenly to blast my career.
I was, as Watson may have told you, in the Foreign Office, and through the influences of my uncle, Lord Holdhurst, I rose rapidly to a responsible position.
A document of immense value has been stolen from the Foreign Office.
We have reason to believe that you have taken a paper of importance fro the Foreign Office, and that you ran in here to dispose of it.
The number of the cab which dropped a fare at or about the door of the Foreign Office in Charles Street at quarter to ten in the evening of May 23d.
If the treaty had reached, let us say, the French or Russian Foreign Office, you would expect to hear of it?
I had already begun to suspect Joseph, from the fact that you had intended to travel home with him that night, and that therefore it was a likely enough thing that he should call for you, knowing the Foreign Office well, upon his way.
He was in the Foreign Office once, and every one was predicting for him a brilliant career.
Hence his later connection with the Foreign Office, which had, indeed, come to him as a sort of legacy from his lordship when that great man was the power behind the throne.
We have all the information about it at the Foreign Office.
How Dusarian emissaries had found employment in important posts in the foreign offices of the three great nations, and how, through these men, messages from one jeddak to another were altered and garbled until the patience and pride of the three rulers and former friends could no longer endure the humiliations and insults contained in these falsified papers--not any of this he knew.
His prophetic and doleful despatches had been for years the joke of Foreign Offices.

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