Next morning Alcide packed my valise, and leaving him in charge of my apartments I took the Orient express for Constantinople.
Yes, it is, assented the young pitcher, for I did want Reggie Varley to know who really robbed his valise.
Meantime, his idea was to seek their carriage, and there rid himself of his valise.
The pieces of apparatus were finished and, after paying for them Mark put the parts in the valise.
He returned thither, but there was still only his valise on the seat.
But by this time the marquis was speechless, and François, taking the valise in hand, deferentially left the room.
The valise he carried seemed much heavier than when he went in.
Everything was in perfect order, and the valise had been unpacked.
He tossed the valise to the floor, grinned, and extended a hand.
"Very well, you may take this;" and the valise was passed over to Ben.
1610s, "suitcase, soldier's kit bag," from French valise (1560s), from Italian valigia, of uncertain origin. Attested in Medieval Latin forms valisia (early 15c.), valixia (late 13c.).