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emissary
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  • There are stories going about him as a quill-driving alien, a foreign emissary, and what not.
  • Mr. Hawley’s disgust at the notion of the "Pioneer" being edited by an emissary, and of Brooke becoming actively political—as if a tortoise of desultory pursuits should protrude its small head ambitiously and become rampant—was hardly equal to the annoyance felt by some members of Mr. Brooke’s own family.
  • And some oddities of Will’s, more or less poetical, appeared to support Mr. Keck, the editor of the "Trumpet," in asserting that Ladislaw, if the truth were known, was not only a Polish emissary but crack-brained, which accounted for the preternatural quickness and glibness of his speech when he got on to a platform—as he did whenever he had an opportunity, speaking with a facility which cast reflections on solid Englishmen generally.
  • "I know the sort," said Mr. Hawley; "some emissary.

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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.

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