The address, "Sir Henry Baskerville, Northumberland Hotel," was printed in rough characters; the post-mark "Charing Cross," and the date of posting
the preceding evening.
Therefore it is sealed and deposited for posting
among the iron correspondence of the day.
stations, at inns, and in the landowner's snuggery, maidservants had been flattered by his notice, and here too at the governor's party there were (as it seemed to Nicholas) an inexhaustible number of pretty young women, married and unmarried, impatiently awaiting his notice.
I noticed that she had sometimes other letters to post, but that the posting
of the one only was a process.
I can see him posting
down State Street to the steamship offices.
My resources were just as likely to hold out against the expenses of posting
, where public conveyances could not be obtained, as against the expense of waiting privately at hotels, until the right coaches might start.
AFTER waiting many a weary day to revenge himself upon a Lion for some unconsidered manifestation of contempt, a Skunk finally saw him coming, and posting
himself in the path ahead uttered the inaudible discord of his race.
He had been on the point of posting
his letter, when Mr.
She stood aside, on the top step, posting
herself there to see what happened.
You insist on my posting
this letter, Sir Percival?
He is but a hack hired from a roadside posting
house, but he must carry me to London to- night.
Sparsit sat by the fire, with her foot in her cotton stirrup, little thinking whither she was posting