Even in our professional correspondence,’ said Mr. Micawber, glancing at some letters he was writing, ’the mind is not at liberty to soar to any exalted form of expression.
Such opportunities as I have been enabled to alienate from my domestic duties, I have devoted to corresponding at some length with my family.
I shall not fail to correspond.
When we cried, and made it up, and were so blest again, that the back kitchen, mangle and all, changed to Love’s own temple, where we arranged a plan of correspondence through Miss Mills, always to comprehend at least one letter on each side every day!
I have had some slight correspondence with your former friend, sir,’ addressing me, ’but it has not restored his sense of duty or natural obligation.
’I think that the two together, Copperfield,’ replied Traddles, ’mean more than Mr. and Mrs. Micawber usually mean in their correspondence — but I don’t know what.
Among this correspondence, there dropped in, every now and then, an obliging proposal from one of the numerous outsiders always lurking about the Commons, to practise under cover of my name (if I would take the necessary steps remaining to make a proctor of myself), and pay me a percentage on the profits.
The Misses Spenlow added that they begged to forbear expressing, ’through the medium of correspondence’, an opinion on the subject of Mr. Copperfield’s communication; but that if Mr. Copperfield would do them the favour to call, upon a certain day (accompanied, if he thought proper, by a confidential friend), they would be happy to hold some conversation on the subject.
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