'Six months after he had made that will he came in here and made another.
'He didn't seem, on second thoughts, to feel that this was quite such a brainy scheme as he had at first, and it wasn't long before he came trotting back to tear up this second will and switch back to the first one--the one leaving the money to the niece.
He wrote that Ira Nutcombe of whom they had spoken so often had most surprisingly left him in his will a large sum of money, and eased his conscience by telling himself that half of a million pounds undeniably was a large sum of money.
My reader will easily imagine how the whole crew was amazed to hear every man talking, and seeing no man opening his mouth."
Addison and I are as different as black and white, and I believe our friendship will go off by this business of party.
This, yea, this alone is REVENGE itself: the Will's antipathy to time, and its "It was."
Verily, a great folly dwelleth in our Will; and it became a curse unto all humanity, that this folly acquired spirit!
And because in the willer himself there is suffering, because he cannot will backwards--thus was Willing itself, and all life, claimed--to be penalty!
"I like it; we have such nice times, and Will is there, and we bake little johnny-cakes in the baker before the fire, and they sing, and it is so pleasant."
"This will do; but why you women always stick tassels and fringe all over a sofa-cushion, to tease and tickle a fellow, is what I don't understand."
I am perfectly aware of this, and will
henceforth oppose nothing to the accomplishment of my destiny.
Various ideas rushed through her mind as to what the burning of a second will