Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A case for containing letters; hence, a portable writing-desk or portfolio.
- n. In printing, a type-case. See case, n., 6.
“Excuse me, Ladies; traversing the room, and having rubbed my eyes till I supposed them red, I turned to the women; and, pulling out my letter-case, I will show you one letter — here it is — read it, Miss Rawlins, if you please — it will confirm to you how much all my family are prepared to admire her.”
“And out he pulled a letter-case, and taking out a letter, it is written in answer to one, sent to the person.”
“He took out of his waistcoat pocket, as he sat in his gown, his letter-case, and said, Here, Pamela, read that when you go up stairs, and let me have your thoughts upon it; and that will let you into the affair.”
“So, taking it out of my letter-case, I read as follows:”
“As we were in this perplexity, one of our little boys, who had been playing abroad, brought in a letter-case, which he found on the green.”
“Still dictating, he rummaged in a letter-case and shoved a packet at me; to my astonishment it was addressed in my wife's simpleton scrawl, and I'd have pocketed it, but Elgin waved me peremptorily to read it, so I did, while he went on dictating full spate.”
“So he sat down as best he could with all that he carried, and extracted a letter-case from an inside pocket.”
“Aunt Emily reopened hostilities on my birthday with a purple satin letter-case embroidered with a sprig of rosemary and the word”
“At last, driven to the wall, she threw a nice morocco letter-case into my lap, saying:”
“I will read to you first, however, a memorandum of Mr. De Berenger's, in a little book, which was found in his letter-case; from this he appears to have written on the 1st of March, a letter to "C. J." which I take to be”
The Trial of Charles Random de Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane, commonly called Lord Cochrane, the Hon. Andrew Cochrane Johnstone, Richard Gathorne Butt, Ralph Sandom, Alexander M'Rae, John Peter Holloway, and Henry Lyte for A Conspiracy In the Court of King's Bench, Guildhall, on Wednesday the 8th, and Thursday the 9th of June, 1814
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