Just so much as the testator parts with the legatee obtains.
The legacy and the legatee have proved equally unsubstantial.
There is "many a slip betwixt the cup" of the legator and "the lip" of the legatee.
He may himself be a legatee and endeavor to transfer to himself.
Then, too, there was a possibility that Herbert would turn out a legatee.
What was her position ...