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The postmaster's evidence was of importance in one respect: it suggested the motive which had brought the deceased to Zeeland.
The wealth and consequence of the deceased Athelstane, occasioned this custom to be observed in the fullest extent.
The unfortunate woman's last idea in connection with Sir Percival was the idea of annoying and distressing him, and of elevating herself, as she supposed, in the estimation of the patients and nurses, by assuming the character of his deceased wife, the scheme of this personation having evidently occurred to her after a stolen interview which she had succeeded in obtaining with Lady Glyde, and at which she had observed the extraordinary accidental likeness between the deceased lady and herself.
The isolated rock in question presented a spectacle of the kind, numerous dead bodies being deposited in canoes on its summit; while on poles around were trophies, or, rather, funeral offerings of trinkets, garments, baskets of roots, and other articles for the use of the deceased.
The deceased was an American gentleman who had been residing for some weeks in the Metropolis.
He was succeeded by others, in due order, until most of the high and gifted men of the nation had sung or spoken their tribute of praise over the manes of the deceased chief.
who knew nothing of the deceased gentleman), heard her.
Tulkinghorn has stood aloof by the old portmanteau, with his hands behind him, equally removed, to all appearance, from all three kinds of interest exhibited near the bed--from the young surgeon's professional interest in death, noticeable as being quite apart from his remarks on the deceased as an individual; from the old man's unction; and the little crazy woman's awe.
I was first sent for to attend the deceased lady on the 7th of October.
appointed Jonathan Belcher to be governor of Massachusetts in place of the deceased Governor Burner.
Upon the face were many severe scratches, and, upon the throat, dark bruises, and deep indentations of finger nails, as if the deceased had been throttled to death.
Birrell, who had made the post-mortem examination of the deceased.