Second, is the middle class, your class, gentlemen, which is composed of farmers, merchants, small manufacturers
, and professional men.
William De Morgan, by profession a manufacturer
of artistic pottery, has astonished the world by beginning to publish at the age of sixty-five a series of novels which show no small amount of Thackeray's power combined with too large a share of Thackeray's diffuseness.
As in a city when the evil are permitted to have authority and the good are put out of the way, so in the soul of man, as we maintain, the imitative poet implants an evil constitution, for he indulges the irrational nature which has no discernment of greater and less, but thinks the same thing at one time great and at another small-he is a manufacturer
of images and is very far removed from the truth.
Old Anthony Rockwall, retired manufacturer
and proprietor of Rockwall's Eureka Soap, looked out the library window of his Fifth Avenue mansion and grinned.
So his attitude toward Claire, the only girl who had succeeded in bewitching him into the opening words of an actual proposal, was a little less cordial and affectionate than if she had been a rival automobile manufacturer
He was a rich man: banker, merchant, manufacturer
, and what not.
He consoled himself as best he could in the society of a dozen rich families, former manufacturers
of the old point d'Alencon, owners of pastures and cattle, or merchants doing a wholesale business in linen, among whom, as he hoped, he might find a wealthy wife.
had been chartered by a syndicate of wealthy manufacturers
, equipped with a laboratory and a staff of scientists, and sent out to search for some natural product which the manufacturers
who footed the bills had been importing from South America at an enormous cost.
Ah, madame," replied Monte Cristo, "you must not ask of us, the manufacturers
of fine porcelain, such a question.
are prosperous, and it is worthy of remark that one of the most ingenious machines known in European art is derived from the keen ingenuity which is exercised in this remote region.
These ten men, clothed like manufacturers
, have a good cutlass or a good musket at their saddle-bow, and a good pistol in the holster.
To make this article go down, gentlemen," say Sheen and Gloss, the mercers, to their friends the manufacturers
, "you must come to us, because we know where to have the fashionable people, and we can make it fashionable.
They were sons of the local clergy, of the officers at the Depot, and of such manufacturers
or men of business as the old town possessed.
They referred the coroner to their employers--eminent manufacturers
at Sheffield and Wolverhampton--whose testimony spoke for itself.
They have no genius or talent for comparatively humble questions of taxation and finance, commerce and manufacturers