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depose
used in Selected Tales by Poe

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Definition
to question another under oath and record another's legal statement
  • Four of the above-named witnesses, being recalled, deposed that the door of the chamber in which was found the body of Mademoiselle L. was locked on the inside when the party reached it.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (35% in)
  • Pauline Dubourg, laundress, deposes that she has known both the deceased for three years, having washed for them during that period.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (27% in)
  • "Pierre Moreau, tobacconist, deposes that he has been in the habit of selling small quantities of tobacco and snuff to Madame L'Espanaye for nearly four years.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (28% in)
  • "Isidore Muset, gendarme, deposes that he was called to the house about three o'clock in the morning, and found some twenty or thirty persons at the gateway, endeavoring to gain admittance.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (30% in)
  • Henri Duval, a neighbor, and by trade a silver-smith, deposes that he was one of the party who first entered the house.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (31% in)
  • "Adolphe Le Bon, clerk to Mignaud et Fils, deposes that on the day in question, about noon, he accompanied Madame L'Espanaye to her residence with the 4000 francs, put up in two bags.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (34% in)
  • William Bird, tailor deposes that he was one of the party who entered the house.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (34% in)
  • Alfonzo Garcio, undertaker, deposes that he resides in the Rue Morgue.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (37% in)
  • Alberto Montani, confectioner, deposes that he was among the first to ascend the stairs.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (38% in)
  • Paul Dumas, physician, deposes that he was called to view the bodies about day-break.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (39% in)

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