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 Meanings and Examples of EMISSARY
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 n.  agent sent on a mission to represent or advance the interests of another
Classic Sentence:
1  We knew them both; it was the fairy of Care, and the emissary of Fortune.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Context  Highlight   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
2  Brunehilde and Fredegonde were the results of the painful struggle of civilization in its infancy, when man was learning to control mind, were it even by an emissary from the realms of darkness.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 80. The Accusation.
3  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.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In IX. THE LEECH
4  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.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
5  Something like an emissary of light, something like a lower sort of apostle.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In I
6  He is an emissary of pity, and science, and progress, and devil knows what else.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In I
7  Count Nostitz, the Austrian general occupying the advanced posts, believed Murat's emissary and retired, leaving Bagration's division exposed.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIV
8  Another emissary rode to the Russian line to announce the peace negotiations and to offer the Russian army the three days' truce.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIV
9  It was that of Eustacia's emissary.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 7 A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness
10  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.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 28
11  My brother met some emissaries of the cardinal in the uniform of Musketeers.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 63 THE DROP OF WATER
Example Sentence:
1  A native of Brazil, Bella considers herself a kind of emissary from the Brazilian community.