"Therein you err," the Pocketer explained; "that note was written in the bank with our own pen, ink, and paper, and we have not paid a stationery
bill for six months."
It was the ordinary stationery
of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, and the following words were written upon it in a faint delicate handwriting, but in yellow pencil:-
At every mooring-chain and rope, at every stationery
boat or barge that split the current into a broad- arrowhead, at the offsets from the piers of Southwark Bridge, at the paddles of the river steamboats as they beat the filthy water, at the floating logs of timber lashed together lying off certain wharves, his shining eyes darted a hungry look.
For, there was something very comfortable in having plenty of stationery
"Bit short of gum in our stationery
office," he remarked.
From the big wholesale suppliers down through the salary list to office stationery
and postage stamps, he kept the thumb-screws turning.
The note-paper and pens I pocketed--forlorn as my situation was, it did not authorize me to waste stationery
. The blotting-paper was the last thing left to dispose of: two neatly-folded sheets, quite clean, except in one place, where the impression of a few lines of writing appeared.
My father--" She broke off, for they had reached the stationery
department of the Haymarket Stores, and Mrs.
Seth had not answered them, although he had been moved and flattered by some of the sen- tences scrawled in pencil upon the stationery
of the banker's wife.
I wanted a post-office, and sellers of tobacco, stationery
, powder and shot.
A square envelope, belonging, in fact, to the ship's stationery
Nay, an ingenious gentleman connected with the Department, and himself a valuable public servant, had done him the favour to make a curious calculation of the amount of stationery
consumed in it during the same period.