It has been mentioned that Rebecca, soon after her arrival in Paris, took a very smart and leading position in the society of that capital
, and was welcomed at some of the most distinguished houses of the restored French nobility.
"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.
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.
"Nevertheless, it is quite true; still, I agree with you in thinking that my present ignorance of the first city in Europe is a reproach to me in every way, and calls for immediate correction; but, in all probability, I should have performed so important, so necessary a duty, as that of making myself acquainted with the wonders and beauties of your justly celebrated capital
, had I known any person who would have introduced me into the fashionable world, but unfortunately I possessed no acquaintance there, and, of necessity, was compelled to abandon the idea."
My location, to be sure, was an excellent one, being central, and I had capital
blacking and brushes.