His account of what had happened after the death of "the Missus" only confirmed my fears.
Say, Missus, didn't de Sheriff say dat was a perfec' likeness?
"Ax the missus for soap to wash 'em," said Matthew, with a grin.
Yes, I consent to take you out; I don't mind owning you for my missus.
He must have hooked his missus's stocking with all the savings gained at very hard work.