Was Gillian satisfied with the amount his uncle bestowed upon him? Justify your answer by quoting the sentence from the text .

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Gillian is absolutely not satisfied with the amount of money his uncle gave him. When his uncle's lawyer tells him the amount in the will, Gillian says:

If it had been ten thousand a man might celebrate with a lot of fireworks. Even fifty dollars would have been less trouble.

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Gillian is absolutely not satisfied with the amount of money his uncle gave him. When his uncle's lawyer tells him the amount in the will, Gillian says:

If it had been ten thousand a man might celebrate with a lot of fireworks. Even fifty dollars would have been less trouble.

This attitude carries with Gillian as he goes out for drinks after his meeting with the lawyer. He asks his friend Old Bryson what he could possibly do with that amount of money. Bryson reveals that Gillian's uncle was incredibly wealthy, which is a big part of why Gillian feels so slighted. His uncle left his money to charitable and scientific causes, and very little to the people that he knew. Gillian actually got more money than many of his uncle's relatives, but that's not enough to make him feel less upset about the whole thing.

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