I telephoned their office with the intention of informing them myself.
There was grace, nevertheless, in his manners; and his frank and earnest address, his quick sympathy (yet he seemed cold to strangers), his vivacious, desultory, informing talk, gave him an engaging charm.
He also wrote to Louis XIV., informing him that the empire of the world should be his reward if he would overthrow the enemies of God.
Now, half a year later, came the feared phone call informing them that Martha too was leaving.
Two days after landing in the United States, Dean received a phone call from Fred O'Connor, the stepfather he'd yet to meet, informing him his mother was gravely ill.