But while our young millionaire dwelt as it were in the Empyrean, something new occurred.
Now I am a millionaire, and P--'s son, a noble young man who is not responsible for the faults of his careless and forgetful father, is wearing himself out giving ill-paid lessons.
You have denied yourself - worked hard, carried many burdens and run great risks to become a millionaire
Such a fortune was a stake, and was not to be sown on bar-room floors, literally sown, flung broadcast out of the moosehide sacks by drunken millionaires who had lost all sense of proportion.
On the other hand, he possibly spent more money in relieving hard-luck cases than did the wildest of the new millionaires on insane debauchery.
If our situations were reversed," said the Millionaire
, "I am sure he would visit me.
According to your ideas, he, too, must be an immortal millionaire
Quiet also was the great square house, in its garden of grass-plots and shrubs; the lights were low, the millionaire
and his friends obviously spending their evening elsewhere.
The monkey is far more human than most of the millionaire
children who get kidnapped.
The usual hurried, feverish toil in the claim was suspended; the pick and shovel were left sticking in the richest "pay gravel;" the toiling millionaires
themselves, ragged, dirty, and perspiring, lay panting under the nearest shade, where the pipes went out listlessly, and conversation sank to monosyllables.
Such was my abominable luck in being born by the mere hair's breadth of twenty-five centuries too late into a world where kings have been growing scarce with scandalous rapidity, while the few who remain have adopted the uninteresting manners and customs of simple millionaires
Diners, heimgangers, shop-girls, confidence men, panhandlers, actors, highwaymen, millionaires
and outlanders hurried, skipped, strolled, sneaked, swaggered and scurried by me; but I took no note of them.