The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas:|
"For the simplest of all reasons, -- that M. Fouquet has no
"In matters of finance, my dear Marguerite, some are without
money to-day, who to-morrow can procure millions."
"That might be M. Fouquet's case when he had two wealthy and
clever friends who amassed money for him, and wrung it from
every possible or impossible source; but those friends are
"Money does not die, Marguerite; it may be concealed, but it
can be looked for, bought and found."
Ten Years Later