He was an old bachelor, and possessed of great wealth
, in addition to the house and real estate which constituted what remained of the ancient Pyncheon property.
We are all unanimous in that wish, I suppose," said Elinor, "in spite of the insufficiency of wealth
Bethink thee that, though the men be Saxons, they are rich and powerful, and regarded with the more respect by their countrymen, that wealth
and honour are but the lot of few of Saxon descent.
And what more can man desire than wealth
with descent from a county family
Yes, my noble friends," he continued, addressing the company, "l assure you that my adventures have been strange enough to deter even the most avaricious men from seeking wealth
by traversing the seas.
of nations depends upon an infinite variety of causes.
It is agreed on all sides, that numbers are the best scale of wealth
and taxation, as they are the only proper scale of representation.
There is something sad and terrible in the idea of snatching all this wealth
from the devouring ocean, which had possessed it for such a length of years.
Gathergold was now so inured to wealth
, that perhaps he could not have closed his eyes unless where the gleam of it was certain to find its way beneath his eyelids.
If you would have me do battle with Menelaus, bid the Trojans and Achaeans take their seats, while he and I fight in their midst for Helen and all her wealth
It was his lot to share the fortune of most of those who brought wealth
with them into the new settlements of the middle colonies.
This secret between them was a powerful tie, and this was why, when about to appear before the Master of another world, Mazarin was desirous of taking good counsel in disposing of the wealth
he was so unwillingly obliged to leave in this world.
For were it not for this lazy trade of usury, money would not he still, but would in great part be employed upon merchandizing; which is the vena porta of wealth
in a state.
Her husband was really deserving of her; independent of his peerage, his wealth
, and his attachment, being to a precision the most charming young man in the world.
There is also another species of acquisition which they [1257a] particularly call pecuniary, and with great propriety; and by this indeed it seems that there are no bounds to riches and wealth