Then he let the pen fall on the blotter, for he had remembered the day.
Gertrude glanced up at him, then at her father, and then at the blotter on the desk.
She took up a pen at this, and opened the cash-book upon the blotter.
What I really wanted from her was an inspection of the book and blotter, and a deduction from it.
A blotter which has one end in water soon becomes ...