In that building in New Jersey, which Tinky Holloway’s cousin bought from my bankrupt successors by means of a government loan and a tax suspension?
You’re not going to dispose of it or appoint a successor?
It won’t make any difference, whether I appoint the best successor in the world, or the worst, or none.
…with boredom if they were sober or glazing into an imbecile stare if they weren’t, and pretend that he noticed neither, and strain to think of something to say to them, when he had nothing to say —while he needed hours of inquiry to find a successor for the superintendent of his rolling mills who had resigned suddenly, without explanation-he had to do it at once-men of that sort were so hard to find-and if anything happened to break the flow of the rolling mills-it was the Taggart…
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He was President Lincoln’s successor.
The manager is nearing retirement, so they are searching for a successor.