He loved the red gold
of the sunstone, and the moonstone's pearly whiteness, and the broken rainbow of the milky opal.
Then it was that Carmack, his brother-in-law, Skookum Jim, and Cultus Charlie, another Indian, arrived in a canoe at Forty Mile, went straight to the gold
commissioner, and recorded three claims and a discovery claim on Bonanza Creek.
So when the day approached he put on his invisible belt, took a sack of gold
pieces with him, and slipping into her room in the middle of the night, he placed the bag of gold
beside her bed and returned to his sheep.
And he pulled out the gold
pieces which Fire Eater had given him.
In the year 1684 he happened to hear of a Spanish ship which had been cast away near the Bahama Islands, and which was supposed to contain a great deal of gold
And round about the wheel went merrily; the work was quickly done, and the straw was all spun into gold
Yet as other countries still prized money, gold
and silver was sometimes needed by the Utopians.
Each pan he carried down to the water to wash, and as he went higher up the hill the pans grew richer, until he began to save the gold
in an empty baking-powder can which he carried carelessly in his hip-pocket.
The sight of the empty hole made his heart leap violently, but the belief that his gold
was gone could not come at once--only terror, and the eager effort to put an end to the terror.
(as I have every reason to expect), two of my servants will enter, each bearing a purse containing a thousand pieces of gold
. One of these I shall present to him saying, "Here are the thousand gold
pieces that I offered for your daughter's hand, and here," I shall continue, holding out the second purse, "are another thousand to show you that I am a man who is better than his word." After hearing of such generosity the world will talk of nothing else.
"Thousands of crowns!" echoed Joe; "is it possible that there is so much gold
in them, and that all this is the same?"
I was condemned to death, and my property was confiscated and made over to my next-of-kin; but I had carried off my diamonds, five of Titian's pictures taken down from their frames and rolled up, and all my gold