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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.
  • was haunted either by Satan himself or Satan’s emissary
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • Something like an emissary of light, something like a lower sort of apostle.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness

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  • If film noir males are destroyed or nearly destroyed by fate, the noir woman is fate’s emissary...
    Jack Nachbar
  • Undoubtedly he was some emissary of the Iron Heel, but he has escaped detection.
    Jack London  --  The Iron Heel
  • And I will ask Hrothgar to send an emissary to Ceris to inform the elves of the situation so that they are forewarned, if nothing else.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • He is the most realistic character in the play, being an emissary from a world of reality that we were somehow set apart from.
    Tennessee Williams  --  The Glass Menagerie
  • I came in peace from my lord Amon-Ra as an emissary to Wise Odin.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • We march into the amphitheater to the applause of family, students, city officials, the Emperor’s emissaries, and an honor guard of nearly two hundred legionnaires.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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  • Had Mia sent her as some sort of an emissary?
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Some big shots, like Pop, would send an emissary to see if that stall was free or else dibs them a place in the waiting line.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Parisians on weekend holidays would drink aperitifs here, and before them the occasional emissary from the republic—ministers and vice ministers and abbots and admirals—and in the centuries before them, windburned corsairs: killers, plunderers, raiders, seamen.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Glenn Gould at the piano, wild-haired, ebullient, head thrown back, emissary from the realm of angels, rapt and consumed by the sublime!
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • But while we were at his house, the two men who claimed they were emissaries of Valentine referred to him as Lucian Graymark.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • Count Nostitz, the Austrian general occupying the advanced posts, believed Murat’s emissary and retired, leaving Bagration’s division exposed.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Silver briefly agreed, and this emissary retired again, leaving us together in the dark.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Treasure Island
  • "Well!" said that good-natured emissary, after a full half-hour of bootless attempts to bring him round to the question.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Whenever Nwoye’s mother sang this song he felt carried away to the distant scene in the sky where Vulture, Earth’s emissary, sang for mercy.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • She looked up at the ravens and imagined they were his emissaries.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • As for the tribe itself, it had been content to announce to Montcalm, through his emissaries, with Indian brevity, that their hatchets were dull, and time was necessary to sharpen them.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • There was a faint movement of astonishment in Rearden’s face, barely above the line of indifference: he had not expected that particular emissary.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • To sum up the matter, it grew to be a widely diffused opinion that the Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale, like many other personages of special sanctity, in all ages of the Christian world, was haunted either by Satan himself or Satan’s emissary, in the guise of old Roger Chillingworth.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • Toward the end of the meal he gave a preconcerted signal by calling out, "Bring the fruit," upon which his emissaries rushed in and killed the two guests.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • All these places are given as the point where this meddlesome Englishman has bidden the traitor de Tournay and others to meet his emissaries.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • Something like an emissary of light, something like a lower sort of apostle.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • One traveller, the hound, being an old dog and fond of its ease, returned; but neither Cathy, nor the pony, nor the two pointers were visible in any direction: I despatched emissaries down this path, and that path, and at last went wandering in search of her myself.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • This pretended d’Artagnan—was he not an emissary of the cardinal, whom the cardinal sought to introduce into Treville’s house, to place near him, to win his confidence, and afterward to ruin him as had been done in a thousand other instances?
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • "Oh dear, yes, sir; the abbe’s dungeon was forty or fifty feet distant from that of one of Bonaparte’s emissaries,—one of those who had contributed the most to the return of the usurper in 1815,—a very resolute and very dangerous man."
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • When it was supposed that Dr. Flint’s emissaries had lost track of me, and given up the pursuit for the present, I returned to New York.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Other evils there are that may come; for Sauron is himself but a servant or emissary.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • At last I ran away myself, whenever I saw an emissary of the police approaching with some new intelligence; and lived a stealthy life until he was tried and ordered to be transported.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • There was no mistaking this and the mysterious emissary decamped disappearing in the direction of the main-mast in the shadow of the booms.
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • The only emissary of the Clave she’d known so far was the Inquisitor, who hadn’t exactly been pleasant to be around.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • The whole party would doubtless have perished but for the customary meeting with our emissaries.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • "— "The emissary?
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • She asked herself with what authority a woman who had made her life miserable because of an innocent letter served as the emissary of love, but she did not dare to speak of it.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Unable to make an entry into her house in Park Lane, her affectionate nephew and niece had followed her to Brighton, where they had emissaries continually planted at her door.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • First I need to know what the emissaries from Sounis said.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  The Thief
  • All in all, being God’s sole and abandoned emissary to Kilanga was keeping Our Father very busy.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • Whoever, and whatsoever, and we must not rule out the possibility of an emissary direct from above-oh, yes!-and remember how he appeared suddenly, startling both Founder and horse as he gave warning, telling the Founder to leave the horse and buggy there in the road and proceed immediately to a certain cabin, then slipped silently away, so silently, my young friends, that the Founder doubted his very existence.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • Each day he was in Skardu, emissaries from Baltistan’s hundreds of remote villages sought him out with petitions for new projects, now that he had the Supreme Council of Ayatollahs’ stamp of approval.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • In the middle of the hall, opposite the great door, a platform of gold brocade, placed against the wall, a special entrance to which had been effected through a window in the corridor of the gold chamber, had been erected for the Flemish emissaries and the other great personages invited to the presentation of the mystery play.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • In another time and place he could have been a dusty cowboy striding into town, or a military emissary carrying vital documents.
    D.J. Machale  --  The Merchant of Death
  • An early voyager among the Lapps has left a vivid description of the weird performance of one of these strange emissaries into the kingdoms of the dead.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • And thus his suspense as to Sue’s welfare, and the possible marriage, moved him to dispatch for intelligence the last emissary he would have thought of choosing deliberately.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • There are stories going about him as a quill-driving alien, a foreign emissary, and what not.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • But M. le Commissaire de Police Mifroid would not have been quite so satisfied with himself if he had known that the rush of his rapid emissary was stopped at the entrance to the very first corridor.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • Please inform the minister’s residence that his emissary from Kowloon is here.’
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • It was that of Eustacia’s emissary.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
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