closely-written love

closely-written

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  • It was from Epiny, and she went on for seven closely-written pages about how she had worried about me, and the conditions of chaos at Gettys on the night that we had fled and in the days since then.

    Renegade's Magic

  • He knew this irritation was irrational, and that irritated him even more, as he turned the closely-written pages over and read them with care.

    The Wizard Of London

  • At the end of her long, closely-written letter was a wavering greeting from Spink and an assurance that he was as happy as a man could be.

    Shaman's Crossing

  • Shirley turned the closely-written pages and said nothing.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • All day long he had closed his door against everyone, but now his task being ended, he collected all the closely-written sheets together, placed them in a drawer of his escritoire, which he locked, and then opened the door.

    The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

  • When Fitzgerald had finished the last of the closely-written sheets, he let the letter fall from his hands, and, leaning back in his chair, stared blankly into the dawning light outside.

    The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

  • He drummed impatiently, growling, while I got the packet out-that precious sheaf of flimsy, closely-written papers that Comber had died for-and he pawed through it, grinding his teeth as he read.

    Flashman and The Redskins

  • I concocted so many subterfuges, each of which in turn proved to reveal too much or to be too enigmatical, that at ten o'clock I found myself with a dozen sheets of closely-written paper before me.

    In Direst Peril

  • Once more my feelings got the upper hand of me, and again I covered half a dozen closely-written pages before I discovered my mistake anew.

    In Direst Peril

  • The diary which was kept by the beloved object of this memoir, and the extracts from which form the principal part of this volume, is contained in several volumes of closely-written manuscript, and, taken as a whole, is a most interesting record of mental and spiritual growth.

    A Brief Memoir with Portions of the Diary, Letters, and Other Remains, of Eliza Southall, Late of Birmingham, England

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