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Letters

Their proportionate use is as follows: E . 1,000 H .. 540 F .. 236 K .. 88 T .. 770 R .. 528 W .. 190 J .. 55 A .. 728 D .. 392 Y .. 184 Q .. 50 I .. 704 L .. 360 P .. 168 X .. 46 S .. 680 …

Letters

LettersIn the cold gray dawn the sisters lit their lamp and read their chapter with an earnestness never felt before. For now the shadow of a real trouble had come, the little books were full…

The Love Letter

Director:Peter Ho-sun ChanWriter:Maria MaggentiDreamWorks Pictures; 88 minutes; R Release:5/99Cast:Kate Capshaw, Blythe Danner, Tom Everett Scott, Tom Selleck, Ellen DeGeneres On the one hand,…

Letter of Credit

A letter written by a merchant or banker to another, requesting him to credit the bearer with certain sums of money. Circular Notes are letters of credit carried by gentlemen when they trav…

Letters Missive

An order from the Lord Chancellor to a peer to put in an appearance to a bill filed in chancery. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Letters OvertLetters expleti…

Letter of Orders

(A). A certificate that the person named in the letter has been admitted into holy orders. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Letter of PythagorasLetter of Marqu…

Letter of Pythagoras

(The). The Greek upsilon, “They placed themselves in the order and figure of , the letter of Pythagoras, as cranes do in their flight.” —Rabelais; Pantagruel, iv. 33. So…

Letters Overt

The same as letters patent (q.v.). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Letters PatentLetters Missive A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T …

Letters Patent

So denominated because they are written upon open sheets of parchment, with the seal of the sovereign or party by whom they were issued pendent at the bottom. Close letters are folded up an…

Dominical Letters

The letters which denote the Sundays or dies dominica. The first seven letters of the alphabet are employed; so that if A stands for the first Sunday in the year, the other six letters will…