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in·tel·li·genc·er

 (ĭn-tĕl′ə-jən-sər, -jĕn′-)
n.
1. One who conveys news or information.
2. A secret agent, an informer, or a spy.

intelligencer

(ɪnˈtɛlɪdʒənsə)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) archaic an informant or spy

in•tel•li•genc•er

(ɪnˈtɛl ɪ dʒən sər)

n.
1. a person or thing that conveys information.
2. an informer; spy.
[1570–80]
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In a word, without going over all the journals in the world, there was not a scientific publication, from the Journal of Evangelical Missions to the Revue Algerienne et Coloniale, from the Annales de la Propagation de la Foi to the Church Missionary Intelligencer, that had not something to say about the affair in all its phases.
One paper did more--the San Francisco Intelligencer.
You want to get on the INTELLIGENCER, you want to get in at once, and you have had no previous experience.
It will show the stuff that's in you, besides, and it will be a better claim upon the INTELLIGENCER people than all the lines from all the senators and magnates in the world.
But the thing for you to do, and it requires nerve, I assure you, is to go out, make arrangements for two turns, (Wednesday and Saturday nights, I believe), do your two turns, and write it up for the SUNDAY INTELLIGENCER.
Why, the dirty little Intelligencer come out this morning an' said that every union official in Oakland ought to be run outa town or stretched up.

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