"I will go back to my capital
, which I am glad to find is so near yours."
They set out from Tripoli in the month of March, reached Mourzouk, the capital
of Fez, and, following the route which at a later period Dr.
"True, and you will grant that capital
would perish if there were no labor to earn the dividends."
Constantinople was taken, plundered, and destroyed by these "pious brigands,"* and the last of the Byzantine Emperors was first blinded and then flung from a high tower, so that his body fell shattered to pieces on the paving-stones of his own capital
For the same reason, the parents will have to sell the younger son into bondage or the ranks of the army, in order that he may earn more towards the family capital
. Yes, such things ARE done, for I have been making inquiries on the subject.
But before she went to join her husband in the Belgic capital
To describe this growth in a single sentence, we might say that the Bell telephone secured its first million of capital
in 1879; its first million of earnings in 1882; its first million of dividends in 1884; its first million of surplus in 1885.
The lower strata of the middle class -- the small tradespeople, shopkeepers, retired tradesmen generally, the handicraftsmen and peasants -- all these sink gradually into the proletariat, partly because their diminutive capital
does not suffice for the scale on which Modern Industry is carried on, and is swamped in the competition with the large capitalists, partly because their specialized skill is rendered worthless by the new methods of production.
"Russia's ancient and sacred capital
!" he suddenly said, repeating Bennigsen's words in an angry voice and thereby drawing attention to the false note in them.
Thus countenanced, however, he obtained, in 1809, a charter from the legislature of the State of New York, incorporating a company under the name of "The American Fur Company," with a capital
of one million of dollars, with the privilege of increasing it to two millions.
"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.
(2) An act of parliament has been since passed by which some breaches of trust have been made capital
"Before proceeding further in this matter I demand the recall of your Minister from my capital