A summary contains only the ideas of the original text. Earning it by the rise in landed estate; for she had long ago bought That's right. There will be a noble income and if we can spend that--" "Not ALL of it, dear, not all of it, but you can spend a part of it. and Sally jumped up and kissed his wife in gratitude. SHE WAS BREAKING THE COMPACT, AND CONCEALING IT FROM HIM. The couple took up the puzzle of the absence of Tilbury's death-notice. Don't they pay half-yearly?" But the whole of the capital-- every penny of it--must be put right to work, and kept at it. long Sally was a good and diligent book-keeper and salesman; Every Sunday they put in the whole day, after morning service, on inventions-- inventions of ways to spend the money. Breaking the bank at Monte Carlo. A summary is written in your own words. its living. Well, he is going to be disappointed--at least while I am on deck. We can spend that, can we, Aleck?" It was awfully discouraging, Aleck! She put her arms about her husband's neck and wept, saying: "I am to blame, do not forgive me, I cannot bear it. They'll pay ten per cent. Starting with the Railway Systems, Steamer Lines, Standard Oil, Ocean Cables, Diluted Telegraph, and all the rest, and winding up with Klondike, De Beers, Tammany Graft, and Shady Privileges in the Post-office Department. A summary begins with an introductory sentence that states the text’s title, author and main point of the text as you see it. So he squarely proposed to disguise himself and go to Tilbury's village and surreptitiously find out as to the prospects. I know you do not mean any harm or any irreverence, poor boy, but you can't seem to open your mouth without letting out things to make a person shudder. When one considers Samuel Langhorne Clemens's life and writings, the role of literary critic is hardly the first category that comes to mind. CHAPTER III The little newspaper which Aleck had subscribed for was a Thursday sheet; it would make the trip of five hundred miles from Tilbury's village and arrive on Saturday. figure indeed, and everybody conceded that he was worth it. "Good. This palace was far, far away toward the rising sun, immeasurably remote, astronomically remote, in Newport, Rhode Island, Holy Land of High Society, ineffable Domain of the American Aristocracy. An hour later. I mean to put in ten thousand. "All right," with a sigh and reluctantly. I've turned it over twice; once in oil and once in wheat." Disappointment! "And it will be the very first in America. Other Authors. The praise made Sally poignantly happy, but he was fair and just enough to say it was rightfully due to Aleck rather than to himself, since but for her he should never have had the money. It was Sally who broke the stillness at last. In September 1906 Harper and Brothers issued another collection of Mark Twain's previously published short stories and essays. Otherwise it would have gone into some future edition, for WEEKLY SAGAMORES do not waste "live" matter, and in their galleys "live" matter is immortal, unless a pi accident intervenes. Then, after a little, she ceased to worry, for the occasion of it was gone. All Rights Reserved. down the cash for it--twenty-five dollars, all her fortune. Then he stole a base-- as he called it--that is, slipped from the presence, to keep from being brayed in his wife's discussion-mortar. Two pencils had been busy during that hour--note-making; in the way of plans. You see the reasonableness of that, don't you?" For the first time they introduced champagne at dinner. Vast wealth has temptations which fatally and surely undermine the moral structure of persons not habituated to its possession. He listened to her and understood; understood and admired. The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories. Then they fell silent, and drifted away upon their dream wings to the far regions of the earth to invite all the crowned heads and their families and provide gratis transportation to them. His wife, Electra, was a capable helpmeet, although--like himself-- a dreamer of dreams and a private dabbler in romance. He's got a gambling-hall, and a graveyard, and a bishop, and a cathedral--all his very own. The friends were all present, both the young and the old. Once I had no fear of the thunder, but now when I hear it I--" Her voice broke, and she began to cry, and could not finish. The youngest girl, Clytemnestra--called Clytie for short Since then, what a procession! "That's it." As soon as Aleck had partially recovered from the tremendous emotions created by the letter, she sent to the relative's habitat and subscribed for the local paper. The business was getting a little confused. How would you like to have people talk so about YOU, and you not cold yet?" Getting drunk three times a day. She was pained, she was grieved, she was ashamed; but she said nothing, and so became an accessory. His wife, Electra, was a capable helpmeet, although--like himself She said: "What can you be thinking of? Alas, she knew she was not. We would make a plunge at the Four Hundred, and pull in some ancient lineage, venerable, holy, ineffable, mellow with the antiquity of a hundred and fifty years, disinfected of the ancestral odors of salt-cod and pelts all of a century ago, and unsmirched by a day's work since, and then! Instead of finding fault with the samples on view, thus hurting feelings and obstructing trade without occasion, you merely offer a higher class of goods for the money, and leave nature to take her course. Aleck's fancies were not very capricious, and not frequent, but Sally's scattered a good deal. Pytorch Model Summary -- Keras style model.summary() for PyTorch. Next, we turned down the banker's son and the pork-butcher's heir--right again, and sound. At a subsequent time he relapsed. The Fosters were trembling with grief, though it felt like joy. They stuck loyally to the little Presbyterian Church, and labored faithfully in its interests and stood by its high and tough doctrines with all their mental and spiritual energies. You really never invested a penny of my uncle's bequest, but only its unmaterialized future; what we have lost was only the incremented harvest from that future by your incomparable financial judgment and sagacity. It was necessary to take an account of stock, and straighten it out. Up--up--still up! It is at this point that this history begins. a year. Hosannah Dilkins, for instance! accommodations for thirty-five thousand, which is the way of the Far a year. Mrs. Bennett presently discovered that her hosts were not hearing a word she was saying; so she got up, wondering and indignant, and went away. With flashing eye and grateful heart, and with hand uplifted in pledge and prophecy, she said: "Now and here I proclaim--" But she was interrupted by a visitor. The grand interest, the supreme interest, came instantly to the front again; nothing could keep it in the background many minutes on a stretch. It was marvelous, it was dizzying, it was dazzling. "No! Aleck--the--well, where you put up that plated article and play it for solid, you know, without intending anything improper, but just out of trade habit, ancient policy, petrified custom, loyalty to--to--hang it, I can't find the right words, but YOU know what I mean, Aleck, and that there isn't any harm in it. He said, with exultation: "Ah, it'll be grand, Aleck! What's the objection?" he said, reproachfully. When she was projecting her noble Society for the Purifying of the Sex, what was he doing? "All the eggs in one basket--that's the objection." The three hundred double itself--then doubled again--and yet again--and yet once more. "Land!" That's where I'm so often weak in the game. It was Sally's relative--a sort of vague and indefinite uncle or second or third cousin by the name of Tilbury Foster, seventy and a bachelor, reputed well off and corresponding sour and crusty. And when?" She said: "Don't lose your head so. On this occasion, just as the editorial page was being locked up, a gratis quart of strawberry ice-water arrived from Hostetter's Ladies and Gents Ice-Cream Parlors, and the stickful of rather chilly regret over Tilbury's translation got crowded out to make room for the editor's frantic gratitude. "I don't care!" Six months came and went. From candles to apples is but a step: Sally got to taking apples; then soap; then maple-sugar; then canned goods; then crockery. Mark TWAIN (1835 - 1910) A book of short stories and humorous anecdotes by Mark Twain, published together in 1906. And we'll want to do these weddings up in the very regalest style that's going. She said: "Think of it, Sally--it is a family that has never married outside the Royal and Imperial Houses of Europe: our grandchildren will sit upon thrones!" Happy in her husband, happy in Twenty-four hundred millions, and all safely planted in Good Things, gilt-edged and interest-bearing. From his marriage-day forth, Aleck's grip had been upon the purse, and Sally had seldom known what it was to be privileged to squander a dime on non-necessities. Aleck colored, but was grateful. and thoughtful and calculating business woman; but in the cozy That was all right-- it was sound. Yes, must. What then?" There's plenty land, Sahara's drugged with it." I know all about it; the advertisement is in the Cincinnati paper here." And so, let Tilbury like it or not, let him rave in his grave to his fill, no matter--no mention of his death would ever see the light in the WEEKLY SAGAMORE. The youngest girl, Clytemnestra--called Clytie for short-- was eleven; her sister, Gwendolen--called Gwen for short-- was thirteen; nice girls, and comely.
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