One traveller, the hound, being an old dog and fond of its ease, returned; but neither Cathy, nor the pony, nor the two pointers were visible in any direction: I despatched emissaries down this path, and that path, and at last went wandering in search of her myself.
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The president’s emissary says she aims to restart peace talks by the end of July.
The North Koreans want a high-powered U.S. emissary for the meeting.