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epistle
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • A profound silence succeeded to the reading of this choice epistle, during which Newman Noggs, as he folded it up, gazed with a kind of grotesque pity at the boy of desperate character therein referred to; who, having no more distinct perception of the matter in hand, than that he had been the unfortunate cause of heaping trouble and falsehood upon Nicholas, sat mute and dispirited, with a most woe-begone and heart-stricken look.

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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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