Of that I have had no time to make inquiry; for whenas my comradeship moved hence upon their labors, leaving me in charge, I got me to needed rest, purposing to inquire when I waked, and report
the place's name to Camelot for record.
Tell her not to be impatient, it will take me several days, but it will all come out right, and I will come over and report
progress as I go along.
The grasp included the whole correspondence, with one exception -- that exception being a final report
from the civil engineer, which notified the termination of the connection between his pupil and himself, and the immediate return of Frank to his father's house.
The idea of those Devonshire girls, among the dry law-stationers and the attorneys' offices; and of the tea and toast, and children's songs, in that grim atmosphere of pounce and parchment, red-tape, dusty wafers, ink-jars, brief and draft paper, law reports
, writs, declarations, and bills of costs; seemed almost as pleasantly fanciful as if I had dreamed that the Sultan's famous family had been admitted on the roll of attorneys, and had brought the talking bird, the singing tree, and the golden water into Gray's Inn Hall.
You have not every reason to say so of the rest of his people," said Estella, nodding at me with an expression of face that was at once grave and rallying, "for they beset Miss Havisham with reports
and insinuations to your disadvantage.
Care not thou for such reports
,'' said the Templar;
For a good hour to come frequent reports
shook the island, and balls kept crashing through the woods.
I was that day shown to twelve sets of company, and as often forced to act over again the same fopperies, till I was half dead with weariness and vexation; for those who had seen me made such wonderful reports
, that the people were ready to break down the doors to come in.
In spite of my riches I shall not, however, give up trade till I have amassed a capital of a hundred thousand drachmas, when, having become a man of much consideration, I shall request the hand of the grand-vizir's daughter, taking care to inform the worthy father that I have heard favourable reports
of her beauty and wit, and that I will pay down on our wedding day 3 thousand gold pieces.
BANKS--Postal Packet 162 reports
From every part of the eastern counties reports
were received concerning the enormous immigration of birds.
He tried to find some editorial work on the paper which had printed his reports
, but every place was full, and it was hopeless to dream of getting a proprietary interest in it.