The million pound banknote
But he said that wasn't important. He was quite willing to let the small amount be paid another time. I said I might not be in his neighborhood again for a good while. But he said it didn't matter, he could wait. Moreover, I could have anything I wanted, any time I chose, and let the account run as long as I pleased. He said he hoped he wasn't afraid to trust as rich a gentleman as I was, just because I was of a merry disposition, and chose to play larks on the public in the way I was dressed.