As for the Landgrave, there was a cool million in bullion in his strongbox.
So he kept it in his strongbox, where he thought it safe from prying eyes.
Checks confirm no bank accounts so a strongbox is suspected.
"They" had not thought that this little dwelling-place was a strongbox and that it had flat bolts, both vertical and horizontal.
Amazed by the boldness of his former employee, Mr. Parker immediately examined the contents of both his desk and strongbox.
That she should see such a man enter her family, steal Micheline's love from her, and rummage her strongbox!