"I must not only punish, but punish with impunity. "
"yes, yes," "Yes , yes."
"You are not of the masons."
"It was dusk one evening during the supreme madness of the carnival season, that I encountered my friend. He accosted me with excessive warmth, for he had been drinking much."
"The thousand injuries of Fortunsto I had borne as I best could; but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge. "
"Yes, for the love of god."
"You jest," he claimed, recoiling a few paces. "But let us proceed to the Amontillado." "Be it so," I said, replacing the tool beneath the cloak, and again offering him my arm. He leaned upon it heavily. We continued our route in search of the Amontillado.
"A moment more and I had fettered him to the granite. In its surface were two iron staples, distant from each other about two feet, horizontally. From one of these depended a short chain, from the other padlock."
"Yes," I said, "Let us be gone." "For the love of god, Montresor!" "Yes," I said, "For the love of god!" But to these words I hearkened in vain for a reply. I grew impatient. I called aloud: "Fortunado" No answer. I called again "Fortunado!" No answer still"
"For the love of god."
"For the half a century no moral has disturbed them. In Pace Requiescat!"