- It was about the last straw for Jabez Stone.
- Cried Jabez Stone, in an ague of fear.
- What had played Jabez's part in the row?
- If Jabez Stone had been sick with terror before, he was blind with terror now.
- He muttered to himself in a way that struck ice into the soul of Jabez Stone.
- Well, Jabez told his family it was a lawyer, come to see him about a legacy.