'And now, go to the nearest letter-writer in the bazar and tell him to come here.
'But - but what manner of white man's son art thou to need a bazar letter-writer? Is there not a schoolmaster in the barracks?'
'There is a white boy by the barracks waiting under a tree who is not a white boy,' he stammered to the first bazar letter-writer he came across.
'First I will take my pay,' the letter-writer said.
'Wonder on wonder!' murmured the letter-writer, dipping a reed in the inkstand.
'I went into their camp and was caught, and by means of the charm about my neck, which thou kno west, it was established that I was the son of some man in the regiment: according to the prophecy of the Red Bull, which thou knowest was common talk of our bazar.' Kim waited for this shaft to sink into the letter-writer's heart, cleared his throat, and continued: 'A priest clothed me and gave me a new name .
Not that I know, but of course he found a letter-writer who can write English verree well, and so he wrote.
The object of the conference was to find means of discovering an anonymous letter-writer
in Scotland, who had presumed to cause serious annoyance to Mrs.
By nature and habit the most procrastinating of letter-writers
, he now inconsistently opened his desk and took up the pen without a moment's delay.
In damp weather, the place is rendered close, by the steams of moist acts of parliament and frouzy petitions; general postmen grow faint as they enter its infected limits, and shabby figures in quest of franks, flit restlessly to and fro like the troubled ghosts of Complete Letter-writers