In fact, our friends may be said to have been among the first of that brood of hardy English adventurers who have subsequently invaded the Continent and swindled in all the capitals
Then this wicked enchantress changed the capital
, which was a very populous and flourishing city, into the lake and desert plain you saw.
The major was completely plundered and stripped, and had it not been for his horse, under whose stomach he clung with the skill of an Indian rider, and was borne with a headlong gallop from his barbarous pursuers, he never could have made his way back to Kouka, the capital
His return to the place of tragedy, and on to the capital
where the deserted palace awaits him with its memories, his endless seeking for the soul of his beloved, her discovery by the priest of Tao in that island of P`eng Lai where --
"He couldn't work if it weren't for capital
," the Bishop interrupted.
In building a second capital
Constantine had weakened his Empire.
"Upon the fact that to the virtues and merits of the civilised Westerner there has become historically added--though this is not his chief point--a capacity for acquiring capital
; whereas, not only is the Russian incapable of acquiring capital
, but also he exhausts it wantonly and of sheer folly.
Seldom has a company been started with so small a capital
and so vast a purpose.
In proportion as the bourgeoisie, i.e., capital
, is developed, in the same proportion is the proletariat, the modern working class, developed -- a class of labourers, who live only so long as they find work, and who find work only so long as their labour increases capital
Bennigsen opened the council with the question: "Are we to abandon Russia's ancient and sacred capital
without a struggle, or are we to defend it?" A prolonged and general silence followed.
and resources had by this time greatly augmented, and he had risen from small beginnings to take his place among the first merchants and financiers of the country.
! I will certainly ride over to her," said Levin.
"Is it possible," exclaimed Albert, "that you have reached your present age without visiting the finest capital
in the world?
In biography the truth is every thing, and in autobiography it is especially so -- yet I scarcely hope to be believed when I state, however solemnly, that my poor father put me, when I was about fifteen years of age, into the counting-house of what be termed "a respectable hardware and commission merchant doing a capital
bit of business!" A capital
bit of fiddlestick!
fine place,' said the stranger, 'glorious pile--frowning walls--tottering arches--dark nooks--crumbling staircases--old cathedral too--earthy smell--pilgrims' feet wore away the old steps--little Saxon doors--confessionals like money-takers' boxes at theatres--queer customers those monks--popes, and lord treasurers, and all sorts of old fellows, with great red faces, and broken noses, turning up every day--buff jerkins too-- match-locks--sarcophagus--fine place--old legends too--strange stories: capital
;' and the stranger continued to soliloquise until they reached the Bull Inn, in the High Street, where the coach stopped.