The place, he assured us, is no other than the crater of a half-extinct volcano, in which the directors
had caused forges to be set up for the manufacture of railroad iron.
When you drove home after the concert I called upon Scotland Yard and upon the chairman of the bank directors
, with the result that you have seen.
In this I felt that the Board of Directors
had paid a tribute to me.
The instant the action of the directors
becomes known, Ward Valley will rush heavenward.
If I were to plead anything in mitigation of the preposterous fancy that a bad design will sometimes claim to be a good and an expressly religious design, it would be the curious coincidence that it has been brought to its climax in these pages, in the days of the public examination of late Directors
of a Royal British Bank.
Safety from external danger is the most powerful director
of national conduct.
Des betes de somme,--des betes de somme," murmured scornfully the director
The Theatin father, your eminence's director
, was sent for this evening; and he cannot come again to my lord till after to-morrow.
The latter was very attentive to Anna Pavlovna because he wanted to be appointed director
of one of the educational establishments for young ladies.
The Abbot of that monastery was a gentleman by birth, a learned writer and a starets, that is, he belonged to that succession of monks originating in Walachia who each choose a director
and teacher whom they implicitly obey.
The news of the union of the two divisions, that of La Billardiere and that of Clergeot, under one director
, had spread through the various offices.
But the populace, seeing in that title an allusion damaging to Barbicane's project, broke into the auditorium, smashed the benches, and compelled the unlucky director
to alter his playbill.