Thanks to what Aramis had told him, D'Artagnan, who knew already that Porthos called himself Du Vallon, was now aware that he styled himself, from his estate
, De Bracieux; and that he was, on account of this estate
, engaged in a lawsuit with the Bishop of Noyon.
I do think it is the hardest thing in the world, that your estate
should be entailed away from your own children; and I am sure, if I had been you, I should have tried long ago to do something or other about it."
It is true that Marmaduke, by thus purchasing estates
that had been wrested by violence from others, rendered himself obnoxious to the censures of that Sect which, at the same time that it discards its children from a full participation in the family union, seems ever unwilling to abandon them entirely to the world.
And if this poverty and broken estate
in the better sort, be joined with a want and necessity in the mean people, the danger is imminent and great.
A week later, Pierre, having taken leave of his new friends, the Masons, and leaving large sums of money with them for alms, went away to his estates
. His new brethren gave him letters to the Kiev and Odessa Masons and promised to write to him and guide him in his new activity.
To him therefore the succession to the Norland estate
was not so really important as to his sisters; for their fortune, independent of what might arise to them from their father's inheriting that property, could be but small.
"Upon the ground," said the Attorney, "that after paying all fees and expenses of litigation and all charges against the estate
there will still be something left."
Well, the first Caswall in our immediate record is an Edgar, head of the family and owner of the estate
, who came into his kingdom just about the time that George III.
He was a young fellow once, coming into the estate
and making his plans.
I that was a great fortune, and passed for such, was above being asked how much my estate
was; and my false friend taking it upon a foolish hearsay, had raised it from #500 to
"If no other provisions have been inserted in the document -- or if, being inserted, those other provisions should be discovered to have failed also -- I believe it to be impossible (especially if evidence can be found that the admiral himself considered the Trust binding on him) for the executors to deal with your husband's fortune as legally forming part of Admiral Bartram's estate
. The legacy is expressly declared to have been left to him, on the understanding that he applies it to certain stated objects -- and those objects have failed.
what the devil would the lady have better than such a handsome man with a great estate
? I suppose she is one of your quality folks, one of your Townly ladies that we saw last night in the puppet-show, who don't know what they would be at."