A smartly dressed man entered a famous jewelry shop one day. (1)_______________________________. The price didn't matter,since business had been particularly good for him that year.After examining a number of beautiful and expensive pearls,he chose an excellent black one that cost $5,000. He paid for the pearl in cash and left.
A few days later the man returned and said that (2)________________________________.It had to be exactly the same."Can you possibly give me any advice on how to get such a pearl?" asked the man.The jeweler regretfully replied,"I would say it's almost impossible to find one like that pearl."The millionaire insisted that the jeweler advertise in the newspaper,and offered $25,000 for the matching pearl.Many people answered the ad,but nobody had a pearl that was just right.Just when the jeweler had given up hope,a little old lady came into the store.To his amazement, she pulled the perfect pearl from her hand bag."I don't like to part with it," she said sadly."I inherited it from my mother,and my mother inherited it from hers.(3)__________________."The jeweler was quick to pay the old woman before she changed her mind.Then he called the millionaire's hotel to tell him the good news.The millionaire, however, was nowhere to be found.