She explained it that way to Alex and he thought she might be grieving her virginity.
Don't you understand that either we are officers serving our Tsar and our country, rejoicing in the successes and grieving at the misfortunes of our common cause, or we are merely lackeys who care nothing for their master's business.
Cynthia eventually bowed to Martha's sobs and crept into her room, spending most of the dark hours holding the grieving child.
In his darkest hour, she had left the grieving to him and crawled into the safe world of denial.
Forget Jeffrey Byrne and forget his grieving wife.