Milza was the first to observe that her absence was unusually protracted.
Then came that man, he filled her heart with illusions, and took her away in my absence.
Decidedly, Dick had been a godsend, and his absence would be a calamity.
I should never have comfort but in his absence, or when I was quarreling with him.
"I want leave of absence to-day, sir," he said, speaking ...