ng and avaricious traits of New England money-lovers, which, with some modifications, We may apply with equal justice to our own extortioners and speculators.
Henry Trevor, the hero of the book in question, had signed a bond with the Devil, some thirty years before, bartering away his soul for a certain period of uninterrupted ply-five souls. being very anxious to obtain them, and having abundance of money, the subscriber is willing to allow a high price, and to pay the cash down.
"Expecting, of course, great difficulty in finding out persons willing to sell, I employed most of the day in circulating this notice as widely as possibrtune by his speculations. " upon the Devil's re-appearance, I met him without fear, and producing my twenty-five substitutes, demanded a receipt in full.
"Mr. Trevor," said he, looking scornfully and offended, "I had a better opinion of you than to suppose that you would attempt to cheat me in this shameful manner.
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