It was during the happy period of his employment in the factory
that George had seen and married his wife.
In a letter written to some English capitalists in 1878, he said: "It is possible to connect every man's house, office or factory with a central station, so as to give him direct communication with his neighbors.
The mother factory of this globe-trotting business is the biggest thing in the spacious back-yard of Chicago, and there are eleven smaller factories--her children--scattered over the earth from New York to Tokio.
He feared his predecessor had been massacred before they had reached their place of destination; or if they should have erected a factory
, that it had been surprised and destroyed by the natives.
It was night-time, in the East End of London, and before him stood Margey, a little factory
girl of fifteen.
The Manufacturer, seeing that he could get no labour for a long time and finding the times pretty hard anyhow, burned down his shoe factory
for the insurance, and when the strikers wanted to resume work there was no work to resume.
With the introduction of machinery and the factory
system in the latter part of the eighteenth century, the great mass of the working people was separated from the land.
He became first secretary to and then part owner of a tile and brick factory
, and in a few years made enough money to pay off all his old debts.
In order to attend one of these dances you must be a member of the Give and Take--or, if you belong to the division that starts off with the right foot in waltzing, you must work in Rhinegold's paper-box factory.
Anna and Maggie worked side by side in the factory, and were the greatest chums ever.
I went over several of these; such as a woollen factory, a carpet factory, and a cotton factory: examined them in every part; and saw them in their ordinary working aspect, with no preparation of any kind, or departure from their ordinary everyday proceedings.
I happened to arrive at the first factory just as the dinner hour was over, and the girls were returning to their work; indeed the stairs of the mill were thronged with them as I ascended.
I must kiss the hand,' said she, 'that has worked in this fine factory
for a dozen year
The question before the Committee is, whether a young man of very fair family, good appearance, and some talent, makes a fool or a wise man of himself in marrying a female waterman, turned factory girl.
And now, Mr Lightwood, was she ever,' pursues Podsnap, with his indignation rising high into those hair-brushes of his, 'a factory girl?