It's so gross outside! There is no way Morris is coming over today!
If you don't want it, Morris, give it to me.
The son, Herbert and his father, Mr.white are playing chess. The son is good but the father not so much. Mr. White starts losing and tries to change the subject by discussing how ugly the roads but Mrs.White notices. "That's the worst of living so far out" bawled Mr. White. "Never mind, dear" said his wife soothingly: "Perhaps you will win the next one."
Fate rules people's lives and those who interfere with fate do so to their sorrow.
Sergeant Major Morris is about to throw the monkey's paw into the fire but Mr.White stops him and says If you don't want it, Morris", said the other, "give it to me."
As i wished, it twisted in my hand like a snake.
The father had just woken up from a bad dream about the monkey's paw. He was frightened and scared.
“Sounds like the ‘Arabian Nights’”, said Mrs. White.
Sergeant Major Morris warns Mr. White by saying "Fate rules people's lives and those who interfere with fate do so to their sorrow." Mr. White doesn't believe the warning and wants the monkey's paw.
Mr. White wished for 200 pounds of money. But then the paw moved and Mr. White was scared. "As i wished, it twisted in my hand like a snake."
Sergeant Major Morris and Mr. White are talking about the monkey's paw and Ms. White says “Sounds like the ‘Arabian Nights’”, said Mrs. White, as she rose and began to set the dinner. “Don’t you think you might wish for four pairs of hands for me.”