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epistle
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Twelfth Night
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  • I will drop in his way some obscure epistles of love; wherein, by the colour of his beard, the shape of his leg, the manner of his gait, the expressure of his eye, forehead, and complexion, he shall find himself most feelingly personated.
  • Truly, madam, he holds Belzebub at the stave’s end as well as a man in his case may do: he has here writ a letter to you; I should have given it you to-day morning, but as a madman’s epistles are no gospels, so it skills not much when they are delivered.

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  • The Epistle of James advises: "Confess your sins to one another, that you may be healed."
  • The king read the letter, which he supposed was a loving and tender epistle La Valliere had destined for him.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Man in the Iron Mask

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