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Out with the tide

Posted by Katos on April 07, 2009 at 11:25

In "David Copperfield"(CHAPTER 30 - A LOSS), Charles Dickens wrote: "And, it being low water, he went out with the tide." to announce the death of Barkis. What phrases do other authors use to express the death of their character?