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parcel

A piece of real property with its own distinct legal description.

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Wragge, turning deadly pale, and letting her whole remaining collection of parcels fall about her in a little cascade of commodities.
Wragge, standing petrified in her own magic circle of linen-drapers' parcels.
And most certainly there was nothing wonderful about the fact that Flambeau should have it all his own way with such a silly sheep as the man with the umbrella and the parcels.
He had lived prosperously for about twenty years entirely on duplicate brown paper parcels.
I soon emptied the hogshead of the bread, and wrapped it up, parcel by parcel, in pieces of the sails, which I cut out; and, in a word, I got all this safe on shore also.
Next moment she was down upon her knees before the basket, speaking in a sprightly voice, and busy with the parcels.
Even this, his usual sentiment at meal times, one of his innocent delusions (for his appetite was always obstinate, and flatly contradicted him), awoke no smile in the face of his little wife, who stood among the parcels, pushing the cake-box slowly from her with her foot, and never once looked, though her eyes were cast down too, upon the dainty shoe she generally was so mindful of.
In the event of a parcel arriving for him whilst he was away, what would be done with it?
When I saw the mark of the parcel by the side of the footprints, I had no doubt as to the robbery," replied Monsieur Rouletabille.
As my hands passed over my body they came in contact with pockets and in one of these a small parcel of matches wrapped in oiled paper.
Quick then," cried John, "as there is still time, let us convey to him directions to burn the parcel.
Brown paper parcel here, that's all--other luggage gone by water--packing-cases, nailed up--big as houses-- heavy, heavy, damned heavy,' replied the stranger, as he forced into his pocket as much as he could of the brown paper parcel, which presented most suspicious indications of containing one shirt and a handkerchief.