and so she asked the two Harringtons to come, but Harriet was ill, and so Pen was forced to come by herself; and then, what do you think we did?
I take up my pen again to do what I have just told you I would not; but circumstances are such that I cannot help earnestly begging you all to come here as soon as possible.
[A little later, he opens the door and looks into the room, pen in hand.]
Not the tiniest bit of business--you mustn't even take a pen in your hand.
She had written in a hurry and dipped her pen too deep.
Holmes rose and sat down at the table with his pen in his hand and a bundle of paper before him.
All these I may sketch out at some future date, but none of them present such singular features as the strange train of circumstances which I have now taken up my pen to describe.
When I had written in my diary and had fortunately replaced the book and pen in my pocket I felt sleepy.
To write diary with a pen is irksome to me; but Van Helsing says I must.
And supported by the two women he would lift himself up carefully as if he were carrying the greatest load himself, let the women take him to the door, send them off and carry on by himself while Gregor's mother would throw down her needle and his sister her pen so that they could run after his father and continue being of help to him.