And the cities, bright with lights, were as shops on these long streets--shops where business was transacted, where bunkers were replenished, cargoes taken or shifted, and orders received from the owners in London town to go elsewhere and beyond, ever along the long sea- lanes, seeking new cargoes here, carrying new cargoes there, running freights wherever shillings and pence beckoned and underwriters did not forbid.
An' the owners paid a fine tull the Government of a hundred pounds each for them.
Well, the first Caswall in our immediate record is an Edgar, head of the family and owner
of the estate, who came into his kingdom just about the time that George III.
The law may in a mad freak say that all shall have power except the owners
of property; they shall have no vote.
Gradually, one by one, stealthily at first, the older slaves began to wander from the slave quarters back to the "big house" to have a whispered conversation with their former owners as to the future.
My mother, I suppose, attracted the attention of a purchaser who was afterward my owner and hers.
That the owner
of this voice was a high god, Michael knew from the first sound of it.
Almost each morning a letter from my owners
would arrive, directing me to go to the charterers and clamour for the ship's cargo; to threaten them with the heaviest penalties of demurrage; to demand that this assortment of varied merchandise, set fast in a landscape of ice and windmills somewhere up-country, should be put on rail instantly, and fed up to the ship in regular quantities every day.
They had several children, and lived unmolested until the original owner
died, when his heir attempted to regain them; but the magistrate before whom they were brought, decided that he had no jurisdiction in the case.
The young sailor gave a look to see that his orders were promptly and accurately obeyed, and then turned again to the owner
It will give me great pleasure, sir," said the Owner
of a Silver Mine, "to serve one so closely allied to me in - in - well, you know," he added, with a significant gesture of his two hands upward from the sides of his head.
The Knight of the Rueful Countenance was still very anxious to find out who the owner
of the valise could be, conjecturing from the sonnet and letter, from the money in gold, and from the fineness of the shirts, that he must be some lover of distinction whom the scorn and cruelty of his lady had driven to some desperate course; but as in that uninhabited and rugged spot there was no one to be seen of whom he could inquire, he saw nothing else for it but to push on, taking whatever road Rocinante chose- which was where he could make his way- firmly persuaded that among these wilds he could not fail to meet some rare adventure.
Jones, who had felt nothing but pure joy and transport from the finding the book, was affected with a mixture of concern at this new discovery; for his imagination instantly suggested to him that the owner
of the bill might possibly want it before he should be able to convey it to her.
Two or three, including the owner
, sprawled in the cockpit, shuddering when the yacht lifted and raced and sank dizzily into the trough, and between-whiles regarding the shore with yearning eyes.
Pinocchio, having become a Donkey, is bought by the owner
of a Circus, who wants to teach him to do tricks.