We made trial as before, each of the same three going forward before I did; but the reed was delivered to none but me, and on my approach it was let drop
. I untied the knot and I found forty Spanish gold crowns with a paper written in Arabic, and at the end of the writing there was a large cross drawn.
That's about all," she let drop
in her casual, decided way.
Such conversation paused suddenly, like an organ when the bellows are let drop
, if Mary Garth came into the room; and all eyes were turned on her as a possible legatee, or one who might get access to iron chests.
It was perfectly in character with Anne's mental affliction that she should assume an absolute knowledge of the secret on no better grounds than vague suspicion, derived from hints which her mother had incautiously let drop
in her presence.
"I'm sure I can't quite say, ma'am, but I've a belief likely that it was something you may have let drop
to young Iggulden when you was at Rocketts.
Mr Rees said: "The high standards he set in the early part of his career, he inexcusably let drop
Fast forward to Tokyo where, during her bilateral discussions with the Japanese leadership, the prime minister casually let drop
her earnest desire to conclude on the spot an agreement on the export of Pakistani mangoes to Japan.
Rather, we constantly make strategic decisions (sometimes conscious, sometimes not) about which ones to address and which to let drop
Revealing she is six months pregnant, Meghan, 37, also let drop
she and Harry don't know the spring baby's sex and are "keeping it as a surprise".