When Rita turned up in Paris a year and a half after Allegre's death some shabby journalist (smart creature) hit upon the notion of alluding to her as the heiress
wouldn't be vain and haughty like the wicked sisters in Cinderella; she would be noble and generous.
but she always was silly--intolerably so in marrying him at all, she the heiress
of a large fortune and he without a shilling: one title, I know, she might have had, besides baronets.
I was glad of this proof of disinterested affection; for Annabella Wilmot is the probable heiress
to all her uncle's wealth, in addition to her late father's property, which she has already in possession.
The name of the rich West India heiress
had been mentioned with applause in the Morning Post.
Two miles below Hornberg castle is a cave in a low cliff, which the captain of the raft said had once been occupied by a beautiful heiress
of Hornberg--the Lady Gertrude-- in the old times.
She was the widow of King Archipiela, her lord and husband, and of their marriage they had issue the Princess Antonomasia, heiress
of the kingdom; which Princess Antonomasia was reared and brought up under my care and direction, I being the oldest and highest in rank of her mother's duennas.
She has only one daughter, the heiress
of Rosings, and of very extensive property.
You'll make nothing by trade," continued he; "nothing more than the crust of dry bread and the draught of fair water on which you now live; your only chance of getting a competency lies in marrying a rich widow, or running away with an heiress
So Pearl -- the elf child -- the demon offspring, as some people up to that epoch persisted in considering her -- became the richest heiress
of her day in the New World.
He only wanted to aggrandise and enrich himself; and if Miss Woodhouse of Hartfield, the heiress
of thirty thousand pounds, were not quite so easily obtained as he had fancied, he would soon try for Miss Somebody else with twenty, or with ten.
Yes, cold and insensible Nymph, (replied I) that luckless swain your Brother, is no more, and you may now glory in being the Heiress
of Sir Edward's fortune.