But his hopes were dashed when Alan replied that he was referring to the final stage direction (exeunt, bearing off the bodies).
exeunt severally: she to her chamber: he, in custody of the warder, to the gate nearest Blackfriars.
As they are about to exeunt, Bob approaches them—Scrooge retires up.
exeunt into the chateau; the baron and Oliver remaining to usher the party in.
exeunt, processionally, all except Judith, Ozias and Achior.
exeunt servants, save those two who warm the newspaper, administer the muffins, and serve out the tea.
So exeunt Mrs. Glibbans, Miss Mally, and the two young ladies.
Omnia exeunt in mysterium, says a schoolman; that is, There is nothing, the absolute ground of which is not a Mystery.
exeunt children, and re-enter stewards, each with a blue plate in his hand.
The stage direction in the old copy is only exeunt; but Anthony remains.