Delvin sent word to us that the end was near, and that the one last wish
her brother was able to express was the wish to see Emily.
Why will you not grant my last wish
? Do you know, Lizabetha Prokofievna, that I have dreamed of meeting you for a long while?
They removed his body to the Paraclete afterward, and when Heloise died, twenty years later, they buried her with him, in accordance with her last wish
. He died at the ripe age of 64, and she at 63.
We carried him into a peasant's cottage, and there, amid the moans wrung from him by horrible sufferings, he contrived to give me a commission--a sacred task, in that it was laid upon me by a dying man's last wish
. Poor boy, all through his agony he was torturing himself in his young simplicity of heart with the thought of the painful shock to his mistress when she should suddenly read of his death in a newspaper.
"Tell her one thing," said George; "it's my last wish
, if she can get to Canada, to go there.
Willingly would I have observed her last wish
, and taken her remains back to our own country, but that was impossible; I was forced to lay her here."
Then a Sheep went in, and before she came out a Calf came up to receive the last wishes
of the Lord of the Beasts.
Reed had been alive he would have treated me kindly; and now, as I sat looking at the white bed and overshadowed walls-- occasionally also turning a fascinated eye towards the dimly gleaning mirror--I began to recall what I had heard of dead men, troubled in their graves by the violation of their last wishes
, revisiting the earth to punish the perjured and avenge the oppressed; and I thought Mr.
'This tells me in his own words what his last wishes
were for both of us,' she said; 'and this is all I want for the future.'
I did my best to fulfil the last wishes
of my parent--not because of the inheritance, but because I loved and honored my father.
"After school," says he, of course; after a pause and a look, as much as to say, "Make your will, and communicate your last wishes
to your friends between this time and that."
You will have the goodness to furnish me with the address of both Fernand and Danglars, in order that I may execute Edmond's last wishes
." The agitation of Caderousse became extreme, and large drops of perspiration rolled from his heated brow.