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  • She'd kept the appointment she'd made before Al's accident, visiting the substantial oak-paneled office and learning the details of David Henry's bequest.†   (source)
  • The fourth paragraph contained a $50,000 bequest to Lettie Lang.†   (source)
  • The last bequest was for Loomis Toy, "the sum of fifty dollars in appreciation of his loyal service to the store and my family."†   (source)
  • I imagine there would be a few bequests to personal friends or charities.†   (source)
  • There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots; the other, wings.   (source)
  • Fund the bequests to Ancil and the church at half a million each.†   (source)
  • After payment of all debts and certain bequests, and after the rest of the estate was sold, including houses, farmland, and stock — but not the store — the money was to be divided, share and share alike, between Miss Love, Mama, and Aunt Loma.†   (source)
  • The first of the individual bequests was for four hundred dollars "to my grandson Hoyt Willis Tweedy for his education, provided he agrees to come into the store as an associate for a period of at least ten years after leaving college."†   (source)
  • If a person has testamentary capacity, then that person can make all the wild and unreasonable bequests he or she wants.†   (source)
  • Take the two smaller bequests of 5 percent each: pay the church in full; put Ancil's in a trust until we figure what to do at a later date.†   (source)
  • Dumbledore left you a second bequest, Potter.†   (source)
  • And I'm thinking now—with a major bequest or gift, let's say—you could probably get a job in the museum of your choice."†   (source)
  • If you stay the course over the next year, and embrace each element, at that point you will be the recipient of the most significant bequest I can leave you through my will.†   (source)
  • Stevens, the will does direct that each bequest be read in order and that the parties be dismissed after the portion of the document pertaining to them has been read.†   (source)
  • Red Stevens' bequest to his great-nephew, Jason, represented the most unusual and, potentially, the most important matter I had ever handled for a client or a friend.†   (source)
  • "Well, as Red Stevens' attorney and as executor of his estate," I replied, "I can tell you that he had one last bequest in his will that would only be made available if all the conditions were met.†   (source)
  • As evidence of the inequality of their lawyers, Ian revealed the story of the other will and its attempted bequest of $50,000 to Lettie.†   (source)
  • I want you to know that I have instructed Mr. Hamilton to write this will in such a way that if you fight for control or hinder the board or even complain about the nature of my bequest to you, the entire ownership of Panhandle Oil and Gas will immediately go to charity.†   (source)
  • I hope you'll remember that when you receive the ultimate gift that I have planned for you as my final bequest, the delivery of that gift will be due in large measure to the efforts of my dear friends Theodore Hamilton and Margaret Hastings.†   (source)
  • I want to remind you that you've come a long way, but you have a long way to go, and if at any point your attitude or your conduct does not meet Mr. Hamilton's expectations, we will end this journey immediately, and you will not receive the ultimate gift, which is the bequest I have left to you in my will.†   (source)
  • According to what he said, I was, except for a few minor bequests to servants, the sole heir.†   (source)
  • Thomas L. Foster, noted philanthropist, had died and had left, among larger bequests, the modest sum of one hundred thousand dollars to Ellsworth M. Toohey, "my friend and spiritual guide—in appreciation of his noble mind and true devotion to humanity."†   (source)
  • The cheque represented the full amount of Mrs. Peniston's legacy, and the letter accompanying it explained that the executors, having adjusted the business of the estate with less delay than they had expected, had decided to anticipate the date fixed for the payment of the bequests.†   (source)
  • I had to go out to Waterbury just after Florence's death because the poor dear old fellow had left a good many charitable bequests and I had to appoint trustees.†   (source)
  • It is time that you should return to your countrymen, to deliver up some of those stores of experimental knowledge that you have doubtless obtained by so long a sojourn in the wilds, which, however they may be corrupted by preconceived opinions, will prove acceptable bequests to those whom, as you say, you must shortly leave for ever.†   (source)
  • The rest of his property, which was to be withdrawn from the bank, was disposed of in various bequests, several of them to those cousins in Vermont to whom his father had already been so bountiful.†   (source)
  • He's as fine as an auctioneer—that your son Frederic has not obtained any advance of money on bequests promised by Mr. Featherstone—promised? who said I had ever promised?†   (source)
  • He's naturally left very well off, but his father has given away an immense deal of money; there are bequests to a string of third cousins in Vermont.†   (source)
  • The small bequests came first, and even the recollection that there was another will and that poor Peter might have thought better of it, could not quell the rising disgust and indignation.†   (source)
  • He sat in unaltered calm, and, in fact, the company, preoccupied with more important problems, and with the complication of listening to bequests which might or might not be revoked, had ceased to think of him.†   (source)
  • Not even a compromising bequest!†   (source)
  • The bequest is conditional on your taking possession of the house (it is in Cumberland) before twelve o'clock tomorrow.†   (source)
  • Nobody can force you to accept this bequest.†   (source)
  • Besides, the words Legacy, Bequest, go side by side with the words, Death, Funeral.†   (source)
  • The fifth sharer in Edmond's bequest, was his own father."†   (source)
  • There was just such an informality in the terms of the bequest as to give me no hope from law.†   (source)
  • She wishes to be free, and your bequest will make her free.†   (source)
  • Nonsense! and what sort of an effect will the bequest have on you?†   (source)
  • I took the paper from him and read as follows: "TO THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE: On account of the bequest of the late Ezekiah Hopkins, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., there is now another vacancy open which entitles a member of the League to a salary of £4 a week for purely nominal services.†   (source)
  • He had inherited from his mother some acquaintance with medicinal herbs and their preparation—a little store of wisdom which she had imparted to him as a solemn bequest—but of late years he had had doubts about the lawfulness of applying this knowledge, believing that herbs could have no efficacy without prayer, and that prayer might suffice without herbs; so that the inherited delight he had in wandering in the fields in search of foxglove and dandelion and coltsfoot, began to wear to…†   (source)
  • Washington said in the admirable letter which he addressed to his fellow-citizens, and which may be looked upon as his political bequest to the country: "The great rule of conduct for us in regard to foreign nations is, in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible.†   (source)
  • Why then should you expect me to pen this kind of affidavit, which has no object but to keep up a foolish partiality and secure a foolish bequest?†   (source)
  • Reminding him of the fact, that Mr. Peggotty derived a steady, though certainly a very moderate income from the bequest of his late brother-in-law, I promised to do so.†   (source)
  • When therefore any religion has struck its roots deep into a democracy, beware lest you disturb them; but rather watch it carefully, as the most precious bequest of aristocratic ages.†   (source)
  • …afterwards drooped away into melancholy and withdrawal from all who knew her—if, in that state of weakness, he dictated to me, whose life she had darkened with her sin, and who had been appointed to know her wickedness from her own hand and her own lips, a bequest meant as a recompense to her for supposed unmerited suffering; was there no difference between my spurning that injustice, and coveting mere money—a thing which you, and your comrades in the prisons, may steal from anyone?'†   (source)
  • …that effect; but the Institution, having been unfortunate enough, a few months before, to save the life of a poor relation to whom he paid a weekly allowance of three shillings and sixpence, he had, in a fit of very natural exasperation, revoked the bequest in a codicil, and left it all to Mr Godfrey Nickleby; with a special mention of his indignation, not only against the society for saving the poor relation's life, but against the poor relation also, for allowing himself to be saved.†   (source)
  • Now the wealth did not weigh on me: now it was not a mere bequest of coin, — it was a legacy of life, hope, enjoyment.†   (source)
  • The second will revoked everything except the legacies to the low persons before mentioned (some alterations in these being the occasion of the codicil), and the bequest of all the land lying in Lowick parish with all the stock and household furniture, to Joshua Rigg.†   (source)
  • In carrying out this bequest of labor to Dorothea, as in all else, Mr. Casaubon had been slow and hesitating, oppressed in the plan of transmitting his work, as he had been in executing it, by the sense of moving heavily in a dim and clogging medium: distrust of Dorothea's competence to arrange what he had prepared was subdued only by distrust of any other redactor.†   (source)
  • He was neither so unjust, nor so ungrateful, as to leave his estate from his nephew;—but he left it to him on such terms as destroyed half the value of the bequest.†   (source)
  • Bequests also: to the P.P. for the time being in his absolute discretion.†   (source)
  • Item, I leave all my property absolutely to Antonia Quixana my niece, here present, after all has been deducted from the most available portion of it that may be required to satisfy the bequests I have made.†   (source)
  • The notary came in with the rest, and as soon as the preamble of the had been set out and Don Quixote had commended his soul to God with all the devout formalities that are usual, coming to the bequests, he said, "Item, it is my will that, touching certain moneys in the hands of Sancho Panza (whom in my madness I made my squire), inasmuch as between him and me there have been certain accounts and debits and credits, no claim be made against him, nor any account demanded of him in…†   (source)
  • Given a guarantee equal to the sum sought, the support, by deed of gift and transfer vouchers during donor's lifetime or by bequest after donor's painless extinction, of eminent financiers (Blum Pasha, Rothschild Guggenheim, Hirsch, Montefiore, Morgan, Rockefeller) possessing fortunes in 6 figures, amassed during a successful life, and joining capital with opportunity the thing required was done.†   (source)
  • No Labor-Saving Machine No labor-saving machine, Nor discovery have I made, Nor will I be able to leave behind me any wealthy bequest to found hospital or library, Nor reminiscence of any deed of courage for America, Nor literary success nor intellect; nor book for the book-shelf, But a few carols vibrating through the air I leave, For comrades and lovers.†   (source)
  • …South, the Carolinas, Texas, (Even here in my room-shadows and half-lights in the noiseless flickering flames, Again I see the stalwart ranks on-filing, rising—I hear the rhythmic tramp of the armies;) You million unwrit names all, all—you dark bequest from all the war, A special verse for you—a flash of duty long neglected—your mystic roll strangely gather'd here, Each name recall'd by me from out the darkness and death's ashes, Henceforth to be, deep, deep within my heart recording,…†   (source)
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