EDNOTE. Beautiful image. Must refer to one of those business envelopes with  a squashed oval  transparent pane over th name of  the addressee. An image that will probably be a great mystery to VN readers in 2050.

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Subject: Re: quote of the day? nashla
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 12:55:25 -0800
From: Carolyn Kunin <chaiselongue@earthlink.net>
To: "D. Barton Johnson" <chtodel@cox.net>

Re: quote of the day? nashla
The check comes forward in the smiling envelope.

'An Evening of Russian Poetry,' first published in 1945 in The New Yorker.