He had never admitted this even to himself; but thusit had been. Sam paid no
attention to the commotion about him. The three days that hadelapsed since the
death had served to confirm him in all his oldplans.
Money he foundthere he
might consider as a gift.
This Terracelay to the right, between lake and road,
but at a lower level.
Within a night, within half a night, sitting by his
fathers body,he had matured by years. Ultimately all theexecutives of the mill
were to be moved to the sixth floor nowunder construction.
with brass and plate-glass. This third elevator was the express, never used
bythose whose business was below the sixth floor. He calculated the present aim
as being one of twenty units.
CHAPTER VIIThe car came to a stop under the porte
And, returning tothe archway of the hall, Cruikshank, come on. The
causeof Mr Clarks condition is mental. If it were a questionof an ordinary
accommodation, wed grant it unconditionally.
Yet, impatientat being delayed, he
had paced the floor in dining-room andadjacent parlour. That heplanned, and
spent sleepless nights in planning, how to bettertheir lot?
Sam, taking his
hat, passed out through the door; and his fathershot the bolt home. Without a
word she untied her apron strings. All questionsbeginning with why were idle.
few minutes later the wheels of a carriage were heard crunchingover the gravel
of the driveway. He saw himself alighting in front of the Flour Building.
these men knowthat he, the son, sympathized with everyone in servitude? He saw
himself alighting in front of the Flour Building.
If we issue new stock,that
control might be in danger. Everything glittered with brass and
The three days that hadelapsed since the death had served to
confirm him in all his oldplans.
Money he foundthere he might consider as a
gift. Our Bank has a great faith in thefuture of the west.
No such gesture ever
came; it wasdisconcerting. From the mill, two miles away, came adiffused
radiance. From the vantage point of his great age, the senator pitied the manhe
We can increase capital and sellstock; or we can borrow. They ran
into Swann whom Sam despatched to the stables of ClarkHouse to fetch a
carriage. Then empty-headed Mat Tindal tried to pour oil on troubled waters.
Thatll convince ye, his father said when his son sat down.
We are prepared to
commit ourselves heavily. That hadbeen two years before Mr Rudyard Clarks
sudden death. His voice was clear and distinct above the enveloping
Our Bank has a great faith in thefuture of the west.