And, as though to add to the daily misery which this prosperous canal inflicted on the unfortunate inn-keeper, whose utter ruin it was fast accomplishing, it was situated between the Rhone from which it had its source and the post-road it had depleted, not a hundred steps from the inn, of which we have given a brief but faithful description.
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The poorer a country’s people are, the greater the temptation to deplete the country’s forests and fisheries.
It had become, in a very real way, a wealthy home, even though Morrie’s bank account was rapidly depleting.