And now Cyrus had written Cecily a letter--a love letter
, mark you.
The old gentleman liked the fun, and amused himself by sending odd bundles, mysterious messages, and funny telegrams, and his gardener, who was smitten with Hannah's charms, actually sent a love letter
to Jo's care.
It was the first love letter
he had ever written, and he was conscious of its tameness; he felt that he should say all sorts of vehement things, how he thought of her every minute of the day and how he longed to kiss her beautiful hands and how he trembled at the thought of her red lips, but some inexplicable modesty prevented him; and instead he told her of his new rooms and his office.
For an instant he listened intently, and then from the jungle came the agonized scream of a woman, and Tarzan of the Apes, dropping his first love letter
upon the ground, shot like a panther into the forest.
It was not a love letter
, though it expressed so much love, but was written just as he would at any time have spoken to me.
I made sure of its being nothing but a common love letter
, and you know young people like to be laughed at about them.
Here I am, sitting at a little oak table where in old times possibly some fair lady sat to pen, with much thought and many blushes, her ill-spelt love letter
, and writing in my diary in shorthand all that has happened since I closed it last.
From the beginning it seems to be a love letter
," replied Don Quixote.
And all the time, I sat within a few feet of Wingrave, and I knew that in the black box before him were burning love letters
from this woman, to the man whose code of honor would ever have protected her husband from disgrace; and I knew that I was listening to the thing which you, Aynesworth, and many of your fellow story writers, have so wisely and so ignorantly dilated upon--the vengeance of a woman denied.
Many end the weary round by marrying milliners, or old women,--sometimes, however, young ones who are charmed with their handsome persons, and with whom they set up a romance illustrated with stupid love letters
, which, nevertheless, seem to answer their purpose.
Sanders, had received love letters
, like other ladies.
Born in 1689, in Derbyshire, he early gave proof of his special endowments by delighting his childish companions with stories, and, a little later, by becoming the composer of the love letters
of various young women.