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Pickering’s letter bringing news of my grandfather’s death found me at Naples early in October.
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It was not Pickering’s fault that the consul was a friend of mine who kept track of my wanderings and was able to hurry the executor’s letter after me to Italy, where I had gone to meet an English financier who had, I was advised, unlimited money to spend on African railways.
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Fourteen days later I sat in Pickering’s office in the Alexis Building and listened intently while he read, with much ponderous emphasis, the provisions of my grandfather’s will.
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I read it through for myself, feeling conscious meanwhile that Pickering’s cool gaze was bent inquiringly upon me.
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It was wholly like my grandfather, who was a man of many whims, to give his affairs into Pickering’s keeping; and I could not complain, for I had missed my own chance with him.
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These were my yesterdays; but to-day I sat in Arthur Pickering’s office in the towering Alexis Building, conscious of the muffled roar of Broadway, discussing the terms of my Grandfather Glenarm’s will with a man whom I disliked as heartily as it is safe for one man to dislike another.
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I never liked Pickering’s hands; they were thick and white and better kept than I like to see a man’s hands.
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But Pickering’s words amazed me.
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As I turned suddenly I found Pickering’s eyes bent upon me with curious intentness.
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She was young,—quite the youngest in the group about Pickering’s table.
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A certain girlishness of height and outline may have been emphasized by her juxtaposition to Pickering’s heavy figure.
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Very likely she was Pickering’s sister, and I tried to reconstruct his family, which I had known in my youth; but I could not place her.
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Besides, Pickering’s friends are strangers to me.
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Now that I had reached Glenarm, my mind reverted to Pickering’s estimate of the value of my grandfather’s estate.
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Larry had suggested in New York that Pickering was playing some deep game, and I, myself, could not accept Pickering’s statement that my grandfather’s large fortune had proved to be a myth.
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By the way, I forgot to get Pickering’s address from Morgan.
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He knew that I detested him, that Pickering’s noble aims and high ambitions had been praised by my family until his very name sickened me; and yet my own grandfather had thought it wise to intrust his fortune and my future to the man of all men who was most repugnant to me.
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Instead of accepting Pickering’s word for it that the will was all straight, I should have employed counsel and taken legal advice before suffering myself to be rushed away into a part of the world I had never visited before, and cooped up in a dreary house under the eye of a somber scoundrel who might poison me any day, if he did not prefer to shoot me in my sleep.
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I was trying hard to believe, as I stood there with clenched hands outside the chapel porch, that Arthur Pickering’s name was written in the list of directors of one of the greatest trust companies in America, and that he belonged to the most exclusive clubs in New York.
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I wished to visit the hardware store and buy some cartridges, but Pickering’s presence in the community was a disturbing factor in my mind.
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Examples of Pickering

Example #1
John Marshall Glenarm had died in June.
Example #2
He had left a will which gave me his property conditionally, Pickering wrote, and it was necessary for me to return immediately to qualify as legatee.
Example #3
It was the merest luck that the letter came to my hands at all, for it had been sent to Constantinople, in care of the consul-general instead of my banker there.
Example #4
I am an engineer, a graduate of an American institution familiarly known as “Tech,” and as my funds were running low, I naturally turned to my profession for employment.
Example #5
When he concluded, I laughed.
Example #6
But this letter changed my plans, and the following day I cabled Pickering of my departure and was outward bound on a steamer for New York.