During our expedition to Bethune the husband of my duchess died; so, my dear, the coffer of the defunct
holding out its arms to me, I shall marry the widow.
Don't be afraid, Louise," said she; "monsieur will no more venture to take it hence than the defunct
king Louis XIII.
They thought of all the affection they would have lavished on the defunct
if they had known the end was so near.
You be twite dead, Dimmy, and I'll peep in and see 'em," one defunct
innocent was heard to say.
The mantelpiece cast up a great black shadow, over half of a mouldy old sampler, which her defunct
ladyship had worked, no doubt, and over two little family pictures of young lads, one in a college gown, and the other in a red jacket like a soldier.
He had left sundry folios, and certain boxes well stored with botanical specimens and defunct
animals, under the good keeping of Ishmael, and it immediately struck his acute mind, that marauders as subtle as the Siouxes would never neglect the opportunity to despoil him of these treasures.