The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Fantastic Fables by Ambrose Bierce:|
Beautiful Old Man went his way, instructing other youth.
The Deceased and his Heirs
A MAN died leaving a large estate and many sorrowful relations who
claimed it. After some years, when all but one had had judgment
given against them, that one was awarded the estate, which he asked
his Attorney to have appraised.
"There is nothing to appraise," said the Attorney, pocketing his
"Then," said the Successful Claimant, "what good has all this
litigation done me?"
"You have been a good client to me," the Attorney replied,