It was at once answered by the appearance of an old friend, his valet, Matvey, carrying his clothes, his boots, and a telegram
But I own I would have given something to have kept this telegram
out of the house.
, transmitted by cable from Valentia (Ireland) to Newfoundland and the American Mainland, arrived at the address of President Barbicane.
He was forced to write, but he sought to make his reply as casual as was possible without being offensive: he begged her not to wire, since it was difficult to explain telegrams
to his mother, an old-fashioned person for whom a telegram
was still an event to excite tremor.
That very night a telegram
was sent from the station of Long's Peak by Joseph T.
As we had expected, the telegram
was soon followed by its sender, and the card of Mr.
The morning papers on Saturday contained, in addition to lengthy special articles on the planet Mars, on life in the planets, and so forth, a brief and vaguely worded telegram
, all the more striking for its brevity.
I asked him to send a telegram
for me, for he knew you would be coming or something; and he tried to get hold of the motor, but Charles and Mr.
But the really original point is requiring applications by telegram
to a telegraphic address
As Archer left the room with the telegram
, he heard his mother-in- law add, presumably to Mrs.
My brother Stephen (who is now the head of the family) received a telegram
three days since, informing him that alarming symptoms had declared themselves, and that a second physician had been called in.
Joseph," said Miss Lavinia, looking over her brother's shoulder, while he wrote the telegram