"Well, then, LET something b done 4 them; bt THAT something need not b 3 thousand pounds. Consider," she texted, "that when the money is once parted w, it never can return. Ur sisters will marry, & it will b gone 4 ever. If, indeed, it could b restored 2 our poor lil boy-"
"Y, 2 b sure," texted her husband, v gravely, "that wud make gr8 difference. The time may come when Harry will regret that so large a sum was parted w. If he should have a numerous family, 4 instance, it wud b a v convenient addition."