That was the last letter I received from claves, and when I heard from my wife again, it was altogether different.
But claves' name was not on the contract for the home, only her father's name appearing.
The head of the table was occupied by the Reverend when he was at home and by claves when the Reverend was away.
I made no complaint, nor did I write to claves to inquire why he had ceased writing.
During the conversation with claves he told me he kept up the house, paid all the grocery bills, and half the payments.
From Austria the clavichord as it was usually called in those days (because it had claves or keys) went to Italy.
I wore a Prince Albert coat and trousers to match which belonged to claves and were too small and tight, making me uncomfortable.
claves had borrowed five dollars from his brother when they went on the wedding trip, to pay for a taxi to the depot.
A few minutes later her mother called me, saying claves wanted to talk to me.
Clavel-tack, a mantel-piece, a place where keys (claves) are kept, a shelf for keys.