The young sailor gave a look to see that his orders were promptly and accurately obeyed, and then turned again to the owner.
"Why, you see, Edmond," replied the owner, who appeared more comforted at every moment, "we are all mortal, and the old must make way for the young.
The slave owner
and his sons had mastered no special industry.
While this bankruptcy of the Circling Brothers had been the greatest financial achievement of Harris Collin's life, nevertheless he enjoyed no mean permanent income from his plant, and, in addition, split fees with the owners
of his board animals when he sent them to the winter Hippodrome shows, and, more often than not, failed to split any fee at all when he rented the animals to moving-picture companies.
"Lookee, friend," cries Jones, "the right owner
shall certainly have again all that she lost; and as for any farther gratuity, I really cannot give it you at present; but let me know your name, and where you live, and it is more than possible you may hereafter have further reason to rejoice at this morning's adventure."
The first, are those more moderate and rational owners
of human cattle, who have come into the possession of them as so many coins in their trading capital, but who admit the frightful nature of the Institution in the abstract, and perceive the dangers to society with which it is fraught: dangers which however distant they may be, or howsoever tardy in their coming on, are as certain to fall upon its guilty head, as is the Day of Judgment.
forgot his seasickness long enough to look anxious.
When the first part of the performance was over, the Owner
and Manager of the circus, in a black coat, white knee breeches, and patent leather boots, presented himself to the public and in a loud, pompous voice made the following announcement:
The fact is, for more than a century the various owners
in the succession here, with the exception of a short time, have lived abroad."
To which Sancho made answer, "Far better would it be not to look for him, for, if we find him, and he happens to be the owner
of the money, it is plain I must restore it; it would be better, therefore, that without taking this needless trouble, I should keep possession of it until in some other less meddlesome and officious way the real owner
may be discovered; and perhaps that will be when I shall have spent it, and then the king will hold me harmless."
The law may do what it will with the owner
of property; its just power will still attach to the cent.
"He was the owner
of the lighter, an' when he hod told hus story, I says, 'I dudna see ony lighter.'
"All's well with him; no fear for a hand that's been shot down in his duty to captain and owner
. It mayn't be good divinity, but it's a fact."
Directly I had joined I received from my owners
instructions to send all the ship's apprentices away on leave together, because in such weather there was nothing for anybody to do, unless to keep up a fire in the cabin stove.
It was true, the old-timers who worked for him, in order to be saved from the club of the organized owners
, were made foremen over the gang of chechaquos; but this, with Daylight, was a matter of heart, not head.