The respectful summons has been duly served," replied the clerk, rising, to lay before the mayor the papers annexed to the marriage certificate
As he pointed to the certificate, that faint breath of air among the shrubs beneath the window, which had startled Miss Garth, stirred the leaves once more.
Miss Garth roused herself mechanically, and read the certificate.
You have my certificate
in your hand with the rest, you know, and will reserve my place.
If I had had my certificate
in my pocket I should have tried to slip away quietly; but Mr.
But though he repeatedly plied Stepan Arkadyevitch with questions as to the possibility of obtaining a certificate
without actually communicating, Stepan Arkadyevitch maintained that it was out of the question.
The lawyer, left alone with the disowned and deserted woman, put the useless certificate
silently on the table.
There is the testimony of the medical certificate to prove the death, and to show that it took place under natural circumstances.
If you could show a discrepancy between the date of the doctor's certificate and the date of Lady Glyde's journey to London, the matter would wear a totally different aspect, and I should be the first to say, Let us go on.
The silly ass who owns her,--he's captain too, named Davies,-- he's lost his certificate
, or something.
I replied that I intended leaving for London by the afternoon train, and thought of going up for examination to get my master's certificate
To this it was objected that, if De Witt had wished to act in such a way, he would have added to the parcel, in case of accidents, a certificate setting forth that his godson was an entire stranger to the nature of this correspondence, or at least he would during his trial have written a letter to him, which might be produced as his justification.
Cornelius replied that undoubtedly his godfather could not have thought that there was any risk for the safety of his deposit, hidden as it was in a press which was looked upon as sacred as the tabernacle by the whole household of Van Baerle; and that consequently he had considered the certificate as useless.
Doctor Torello's own note of the case is added here to a duplicate of my certificate, in order (as I am informed) to satisfy some English offices in which his lordship's life was insured.
In the absence of any such proof, and in the face of the evidence of two eminent physicians, it is impossible to dispute the statement on the certificate that his lordship died a natural death.