"In conformation of this, it was said a great black man, with an ax on his shoulder, was seen late that very evening coming out of the swamp, carrying a bundle tied in a check apron, with an air of surly triumph" (319).
" 'Devil take me,' said he, ' if I have made a farthing!' " (323)
" He built himself as usual a vast house of ostentation; but left the grater part of it unfurnished and unfinished out of parsimony" (322).
"... hanging in the branches of the tree, with a great vulture perched hard by as if keeping watch in it . He leaped with joy; for he had recognized his wife's apron and supposed it to contain the house hold valuables." (320)