He would be a valuable acquisition with such an assistant as Nancy, and must (thus Fagin argued) be secured without delay.
He was worn by anxiety and remorse almost to a shadow; talked in a wild, distracted way, of ruin and dishonour worked by himself; confided to me his intention to convert his whole property, at any loss, into money, and, having settled on his wife and you a portion of his recent acquisition, to fly the country—I guessed too well he would not fly alone—and never see it more.
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Her primary focus is on the acquisition of money and the things it can buy.