163 鈥淎fter dinner, being alone with me, he said, 鈥極ur sire is approaching his end. He will not live out this month. I know that I have made you great promises, but I am not in the condition to keep them. I will leave you the half of the sum which my predecessor lent you. I think that you will have every reason to be satisfied with that.鈥? 鈥淏ut, alas! poor Goltz, just when ready to march, was taken with sudden, violent fever, the fruit probably of overwork; and in that sad flame blazed away his valiant existence in three or four days; gone forever, June 30, 1761, to the regret of Frederick and of many.鈥?67 鈥業 can, ay, and I will, miserable fool! You have not the shadow of a claim to the title and estates. My grandson, Herbert鈥檚 son, lives, and you must make way for him.鈥? Thy fine Encomiums, on an o'er-blown Face? 鈥楾hough I have cried over this note, it has soothed me to write it; I have felt as if I were taking another dear young niece to my heart,鈥攁 sad heart, but I trust not an ungrateful one for the earthly affection which is God鈥檚 gift, and of which I have been granted much.鈥擸our affectionate Aunt and Godmother 人人超人人超碰超国产 Which made me think it a strange Prodigy. And to Orinda they were ty'd, 鈥淣othing touched me so much as that you had not any trust in me. All this that I was doing for the aggrandizement of the house, the army, and the finances, could only be for you, if you made yourself worthy of it. I here declare that I have done all things to gain your friendship, and all has been in vain.鈥?