You used to look happier when the postman brought you something from him.
And through that week the watching for the postman went on—went on.
This was addressed to the postman, who came in with the afternoon delivery of letters.
"Here, take it," the postman said in a tone of ruthless finality.
I've asked the postman nearly every day if there was no letter for me.
I'll put it right here with the others and give 'em to the postman when he comes.
By that time the postman had made his first delivery and there was a letter from the Prime Minister.
Reply by return, and make yourself your own postman—registered.
Presently the postman came trudging along from the other direction.
"Well, I've letters for them to the packet-office anyway," said the postman.