A man doesn't from choice carry a death-warrant next his heart.
If anybody had seen the Deemster as he took that letter he must have thought it his death-warrant.
"Well, he drew up his own death-warrant at the same time," said Lestrade.
Once,—twice,—thrice I read these lines,—the death-warrant of my wedded peace.
He'll take you with him, for it would be as good as signing ...