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"It's my one indulgence."
"It's more than I can afford and less than I desire."
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"I could cry when I think of the years I wasted accumulating money, only to learn that my cheerful disposition is genetic."
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"I understand they have some lovely things."
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"Confound it, staff knows this door's to be kept locked!"
Tags:dark, dark humor, dark humour, black humor, black humour, hunting, hunter, hunters, high society, rich, the rich, rich people, rich man, big game hunting, big game, big game hunter, trophy, trophies, trophy hunting, human, human head, gory, fear, horror, classic horror, shock, shocking, strange, surreal, imagery, wall, walls, mansion, mansions, haunted, haunted house, halloween
Another Disappointing Party at the Playbill Mansion
"This is really putting a crimp in my plan to live in the woods and survive off nothing but berries and grubs."
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'One day this will be someone else's.'
'After his web site got going we bought this 5000 sq. ft. home, but he never leaves his computer.'
"Forgive the mess Warren just put everything into cash."
'We felt obliged to downsize to this place, when we realised we had 125 empty bedrooms.'
"Ed's security blanket. Two hundred and twenty acres!"
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What the Buyer and Seller Think.
"This is the grand ballroom. I think it has a lot of potential."
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"It's too much... but is it enough?"
Housing bubble estate.
"This home has everything...a pool, gym, sauna and even a holding cell for the kids or in-laws."
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'Can I choose which brick you name after me?'
"I think I have just the house for you, Mr. Usher."
Tags:the fall of the house of usher, edgar allen poe, vampire, vampirism, mr. usher, poe, roderick usher, poetry, poet, poets, short story, short stories, letting agency, letting company, rental agency, rental company, rent, rentals, let, letting, apartment, apartments, flat, flats, house, houses, mansion, mansions, mortgage, mortgages, house hunting, house hunter, house hunters, real estate, real estate agent, real estate agents
"Well one step down from our 'Luxury Executive Mansion' is our 'crap terrace with outside loo'."
"Monday, July 7, 1986. It is a quiet morning at Belle Aire. Slight fog. Beuford is fussing with his trailer hitch..."
'I've come a long way from that alley, but I've never forgotten my roots.'
“Biggers, two more Luau Sizzlers for Annie and me and another Fog Cutter for Mrs. Grindstaff.”
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'House for sale, lifestyle inlcuded.'
"Now do you see, Betty, what a little luck, a few sound investments and the shameless inflation of corporate profits through bogus transactions can buy."