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All these actors forced questions onto the agenda of the British and the colonists, but few of them produced the kind of epistles that this book examines.
HOW A DECADES-LONG CONVERSATION SHAPED THE YOUNG UNITED STATESKENNETH MACKMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Ripperda accompanied this unexpected refusal, with a laboured epistle to his imperial friend.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Enclosed within this long epistle was a brief note from Mariamne.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Without a word the sailor took the epistle, read it slowly, while the boy watched him keenly, then thrust it under his pillow.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
These last three verses are a kind of preface to the following chapter, which is written in the style of an epistle from the king.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Horace combats this prejudice with equal force and address in his fine epistle to Augustus.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
This is taken either from Jerome, in his Epistle against Jovinian, lib.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
I acquainted Mrs. G. with it in a very polite Epistle, which she has answered by a very polite silence.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
When will you send me up the lease for Mrs. Gibbon, who will soon complain of my delay by a thundering Epistle?
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
No time should be lost, therefore return her Epistle with the aforesaid ostensible letter.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
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WORDS RELATED TO EPISTLE

  • announcements
  • chits
  • diaries
  • directives
  • dispatches
  • epistles
  • jottings
  • letters
  • messages
  • minutes
  • missives
  • notations
  • notices
  • records
  • reminders
  • ticklers
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