From him it will rise to the directors
of the State company; then higher still to the directors
of the national company; and finally, above all corporate leaders to the Federal Government itself.
Beyond a doubt the directors
have engaged that famous old champion to be chief conductor on the railroad?
Our reserve of bullion is much larger at present than is usually kept in a single branch office, and the directors
have had misgivings upon the subject.
As the day for the opening of the Exposition drew near, the Board of Directors
began preparing the programme for the opening exercises.
As it is, I shall lay it before the directors
to-day, and I am sure that they will be proud to have you in our employment, and, I hope, in some more suitable position than that which you suggest.
All you have to do is buy, buy, buy, and keep on buying to the last stroke, when the directors
declare the double dividend.
In the face of such a pecuniary emergency as this, the Directors
thought it desirable to consider their position.
THE Cashier of a bank having defaulted was asked by the Directors
what he had done with the money taken.
You should not have attended the meeting of directors
this evening; any one could see that you were ill; I knew something would occur.
First comes the Plutocracy, which is composed of wealthy bankers, railway magnates, corporation directors
, and trust magnates.
So, the petition in favour of the bill was agreed upon, and the meeting adjourned with acclamations, and Mr Nickleby and the other directors
went to the office to lunch, as they did every day at half-past one o'clock; and to remunerate themselves for which trouble, (as the company was yet in its infancy,) they only charged three guineas each man for every such attendance.
s, ex-ambassadors and so on as Directors
to sit at the wildest boards of his invention.
Those persons, indeed, who have passed any time behind the scenes of this great theatre, and are thoroughly acquainted not only with the several disguises which are there put on, but also with the fantastic and capricious behaviour of the Passions, who are the managers and directors
of this theatre (for as to Reason, the patentee, he is known to be a very idle fellow and seldom to exert himself), may most probably have learned to understand the famous
Neither you, nor I, nor my informant, nor the man who informed him, nor the directors
of the Porphyrion, are to blame for this clerk's loss of salary.
I have been credibly informed, and am inclined to believe, that the various boards of directors
of railway companies, those gigantic jobbers and bribers, while quarrelling about everything else, agreed together some ten years back to buy up the learned profession of medicine, body and soul.