Definition of defunct:
- "The Sketches of Seymour (Illustrated), Part 3.", Robert Seymour.
- "Cap'n Warren's Wards", Joseph C. Lincoln.
The newspaper moralised as follows: 'When even the illustrious order to which the defunct belonged is tainted with such a crime, it is well to ask whither tends the incredulity of society which finds an end to its sufferings in the barrel of a revolver.- "The Land of The Blessed Virgin; Sketches and Impressions in Andalusia", William Somerset Maugham.