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screw down the coffin. Shall I tell them to wait, for you to have a last glimpse of
your mother?" "No," I said. He spoke into the receiver, lowering his voice. "That's
all right, Figeac. Tell the men to go there now." He then informed me that he was
I noticed at once that four men in black were standing behind the coffin and the
screws in the lid had now been driven home. At the same moment I heard the
warden remark that the hearse had arrived, and the priest starting his prayers.
We stood aside from the doorway to let the coffin by; then, following the bearers
down a corridor, we came to the front entrance, where a hearse was waiting.
Oblong, glossy, varnished black all over, it vaguely reminded me of the pen trays
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