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envoy
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Middlemarch
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  • And he delivered this statement with as much careful precision as if he had been a diplomatic envoy whose words would be attended with results.
  • I firmly believe that Mr. Farebrother is attached to her, and meant to make her an offer; but of course, now that Fred has used him as an envoy, there is an end to that better prospect.
  • Now is there civil war within the soul: Resolve is thrust from off the sacred throne By clamorous Needs, and Pride the grand-vizier Makes humble compact, plays the supple part Of envoy and deft-tongued apologist For hungry rebels.
  • Nevertheless he accounted for it even while he was shaking hands, by saying, "I come as an envoy, Mrs. Garth: I have something to say to you and Garth on behalf of Fred Vincy.

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  • Iran’s top envoy to the United Nations nuclear agency dismissed the accusation.
  • The envoy asked for an extension of the peace talks.

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