Grim Tales, Norman Lock
His affairs were being put in order -- no matter how he tried to resist it, this "settling of accounts." No matter that, in desperation one night, he burnt the papers, including his last will and testament, which was now being written in a hand he did not recognize, leaving everything to his estranged wife, a woman whom he despised.
Joseph Cornell's Operas, Norman Lock
The icebergs waltzed to a Sigmund Romberg operetta tune, this is more like it! we shouted, this is why we have stayed so long in the opera house, in wait for the beautiful, the strange, the icebergs waltzing, now who is it who comes riding the back of one of these ice-blue camels of the thickening ocean?