And the note was accompanied by the usual envelope. They had only to insert the notes.
"How much does he give you for bringing him that envelope?"
He came to me quite unexpectedly after I had actually addressed this envelope with the intention of sending you the key to the cipher.
Anyhow, Friend Porlock is evidently scared out of his senses--kindly compare the writing in the note to that upon its envelope; which was done, he tells us, before this ill-omened visit.
"The envelope! The handwriting!" Richardson faltered.
"A few weeks ago," he remarked, "I had a visit from the lady whose handwriting is upon that envelope. I had on the table before me a box of phenacetine lozenges.
Lady Lydiard dropped the unclosed envelope
on the table, and ran--yes, short as she was and fat as she was, ran--into the inner room.
As I glanced at the box I noticed, with a start, that upon the lid was printed the treble K which I had read in the morning upon the envelope
Denisov, frowning, took the envelope
and opened it.
You will kindly show the envelope
of this letter to my man, Austin, when you call, as he has to take every precaution to shield me from the intrusive rascals who call themselves `journalists.'
Ten minutes elapsed, during which D'Artagnan made every effort to read through the first envelope
what was written on the second.
It says the grey envelope
contains a long document written in red ink.