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Every day brings a ship, Every ship brings a word; Well for those who have no fear, Looking seaward well assured That the word the vessel brings Is the word they wish to hear. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. (Quote by - Herodotus)

I have only made this letter rather long because I have not had time to make it shorter. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

An exquisite invention this, Worthy of Love's most honeyed kiss,-- This art of writing billet-doux-- In buds, and odors, and bright hues! In saying all one feels and thinks In clever daffodils and pinks; In puns of tulips; and in phrases, Charming for their truth, of daisies. (Quote by - Leigh Hunt)

Belshazzar had a letter,-- He never had but one; Belshazzar's correspondence Concluded and begun In that immortal copy The conscience of us all Can read without its glasses On revelation's wall. (Quote by - Emily Dickinson)

Soon as thy letters trembling I unclose, That well-known name awakens all my woes. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

The welcome news is in the letter found; The carrier's not commission'd to expound; It speaks itself, and what it does contain, In all things needful to be known is plain. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Line after line my gushing eye o'erflow, Led thro' a said variety of woe: Now warm in love, now with'ring in my bloom, Lost in a convent's solitary gloom! (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Letters, from absent friends, extinguish fear, Unite division, and draw distance near; Their magic force each silent wish conveys, And wafts embodied though, a thousand ways: Could souls to bodies write, death's pow'r were mean, For minds could then meet minds with heav'n between. (Quote by - Aaron Hill)

Now my days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good. (Quote by - Bible)

Messenger of sympathy and love, Servant of parted friends, Consoler of the lonely, Bond of the scattered family, Enlarger of the common life. (Quote by - Charles William Eliot)

Nor at all can tell Whether I mean this day to end myself, Or lend an ear to Plato where he says, That men like soldiers may not quit the post Allotted by the Gods. (Quote by - Tennyson)

A strange volume of real life in the daily packet of the postman. Eternal love and instant payment! (Quote by - Douglas Jerrold)

Kind messages, that pass from land to land; Kind letters, that betray the heart's deep history, In which we feel the pressure of a hand,-- One touch of fire,--and all the rest is mystery! (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

Ev'n so, with all submission, I . Send you each year a homely letter, Who may return me much a better. (Quote by - Matthew Prior)

And oft the pangs of absence to remove By letters, soft interpreters of love. (Quote by - Matthew Prior)

Heav'n first taught letters for some wretch's aid, Some banish'd lover, or some captive maid. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

A woman seldom writes her Mind, but in her Postscript. (Quote by - Richard Steele)

I will touch My mouth unto the leaves, caressingly; And so wilt thou. Thus, from these lips of mine My message will go kissingly to thine, With more than Fancy's load of luxury, And prove a true love-letter. (Quote by - J.G. Saxe)

Go, little letter, apace, apace, Fly; Fly to the light in the valley below - Tell my wish to her dewy blue eye. (Quote by - Lord Alfred Tennyson)

Thy letter sent to prove me, Inflicts no sense of wrong; No longer wilt thou love me,-- Thy letter, though is long. (Quote by - Heinrich Heine)

Carrier of news and knowledge, Instrument of trade and industry, Promoter of mutual acquaintance, Of peace and good-will Among men and nations. (Quote by - Charles William Eliot)

He whistles as he goes, light-hearted wretch, Cold and yet cheerful; messenger of grief Perhaps to thousands, and of joy to some. (Quote by - William Cowper)

Good-bye--my paper's out so nearly, I've only room for, Yours sincerely. (Quote by - Thomas Moore)

And he wrote in the king Ahasuerus' name, and sealed it with the king's ring, and sent letters by posts on horseback, and riders on mules, camels, and young dromedaries: . So the posts that rode upon mules and camels went out, being hastened and pressed on by the king's commandment. And the decrees was given at Shushan the palace. (Quote by - Bible)


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