Which preposition to use with parcels

of Occurrences 468%

Ouzels seem so completely part and parcel of the streams they inhabit, they scarce suggest any other origin than the streams themselves; and one might almost be pardoned in fancying they come direct from the living waters, like flowers from the ground.

in Occurrences 42%

Open the parcel in private, and be warned by its moral: Better is wilful waist than woeful want of it.

from Occurrences 34%

"Here, take this," said my uncle, handing me a bulky parcel from under his arm.

for Occurrences 27%

" "A parcel for you.

to Occurrences 21%

In the morning I was to carry a parcel to Como, a place not far from home, to Mr. James McGee, who was in the rebel army.

under Occurrences 12%

Out of a shop door before them came a girl with a parcel under her arm.

with Occurrences 12%

I can untie parcels with my teeth, like this.

on Occurrences 11%

"Good-morning," said Evadne, as she deposited her parcels on the table.

by Occurrences 9%

They owned three dog-carts among them; a parcel by railway would bring them down bail to any amount; they tossed their money away at the public- houses, like gentlemen; thanks to the Game Laws, their profits ran high, and when they had swept the country pretty clean of game, why, they would just finish off the season by a stray highway robbery or two, and vanish into Babylon and their native night.

into Occurrences 8%

So they stopped the car and descended, lugging all the parcels into the little restaurant, where they were piled into a chair while the proprietor and the waiters all gathered around Patsy to welcome her home.

at Occurrences 6%

Mrs. Gray got out and took out her parcels at the front door.

out Occurrences 3%

No honest country can guarantee the territorial integrity of the States now existing after the monstrous parcelling out of entire groups of Germans and Magyars to other nations, arranged without scruples and without intelligence.

than Occurrences 2%

" She returned the following evening with a larger parcel than the first.

up Occurrences 2%

The scouting party was piled with parcels up to its round eyes and from the parcels issued an odour so delicious that the doctor's depression vanished.

without Occurrences 2%

"Why don't you come inside?" He opened the gate for her, and took her parcels without waiting for a reply.

after Occurrences 2%

He made no reply, but stood still at the window, watching Mercy's light and literally joyful movements, as she helped her mother out of, and down from, the antiquated old carriage, and carried parcel after parcel and laid them on the doorstep.

off Occurrences 1%

When you visit us, I will place you on the spot where the little man with the cane is shown parceling off the world.

across Occurrences 1%

I'll bet you could get one," she added encouragingly, as she handed the parcel across the counter.

as Occurrences 1%

As soon as it was over, I resolved to separate my stock of powder into as many little parcels as possible, that it might not be in danger.

between Occurrences 1%

The nature of the instructions he gave may be gathered from the results, for there duly arrived in several parcels between 1828 and 1832, fully covered by marine insurance for the coastwise voyage, fifty slaves, male and female, virtually all of whom ranged between the ages of ten and twenty-five years.

inside Occurrences 1%

I ordered a hansom to be called, and we just contrived to squeeze ourselves and the precious newspaper parcel inside it.

above Occurrences 1%

Sir Roger and I get into a carriagenot a coupé this timeand dispose our myriad parcels above our heads, under our feet.

over Occurrences 1%

He was about to drop it with the others when he was made aware that as he turned the small parcel over it emitted a tinkle as of two metal objects striking together.

therefrom Occurrences 1%

He had taken a parcel therefrom, unwrapped it and laid it on the table.

thru Occurrences 1%

The American war was started because the people would persist in sending their parcels thru the post without stamps.

Which preposition to use with  parcels