The Devil and Tom Walker Quotes

"He had a wife as miserly as himself; they were so miserly that they even conspired to cheat each other."

"He now looked around, and found most of the tall trees marked with the name of some great man of the colony, and all more or less scored by the ax."

"All her avarice was awakened at the mention of hidden gold, and she urged her husband to comply with the black man's terms, and secure what would make them wealthy for life."

"Tom seized the check apron, but, woeful sight! Found nothing but a heart and liver tied up in it!"

"'You are the usurer for my money!' said the blacklegs with delight."

"Having secured the good things of this world, he began to feel anxious about those of the next."

"'The devil take me,' said he, 'if I have made a farthing.'"

"Let all griping money brokers lay this story to heart."

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