'What have I to do with sundials and papers
? I shall take no notice of such nonsense.'
Had anyone visited you in your room after the papers
came to you?"
'The little paper
was in this house on the night when our friend the prisoner--jail-comrade of my soul--came home from foreign countries.
Darkness full of thunder followed, and after the thunder Father Brown's voice said out of the dark: "Doctor, this paper
is the wrong shape."
The druggist whose label had been found on the crumpled bit of paper
now appeared on the stand, to make the position of my unhappy husband more critical than ever.
It is like saying that the best daily paper
in New York is published out in New Jersey somewhere.
"And coming to look at that paper
at your full leisure and convenience--all in good time, for you're not curious to read it, and why should you be?--what do you find it to be but a will, you see.
"Then I shall put you in the way, Doctor," said the judge; "give up to us the papers
which the traitor Cornelius de Witt deposited with you in the month of January last."
Those who did took some time to realise all that the hastily worded telegrams in the Sunday papers
Well, follow me out, and ye'll, I'll see that I'll have to get a paper
out against ye mysel'; have to offer a reward for ye; ay, will I!
"When one thinks," said Caderousse, letting his hand drop on the paper
, "there is here wherewithal to kill a man more sure than if we waited at the corner of a wood to assassinate him!
A newspaper is not all the work of one man, but of many whose names we seldom know, but who work together so that each morning we may have our paper
. And in this chapter I want to tell you about one of our first real journalists, Daniel Defoe.