This certainly had not a profitable appearance, and I shook my head as if I would imply that it would be difficult to lay by much accumulative capital
from such a source of income.
I seized a large man of war, tied a cable to the prow, and, lifting up the anchors, I stripped myself, put my clothes (together with my coverlet, which I carried under my arm) into the vessel, and, drawing it after me, between wading and swimming arrived at the royal port of Blefuscu, where the people had long expected me: they lent me two guides to direct me to the capital
city, which is of the same name.
I will go back to my capital
, which I am glad to find is so near yours.
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.
Rothschild; but as my motive in travelling to your capital
would not have been for the pleasure of dabbling in stocks, I stayed away till some favorable chance should present itself of carrying my wish into execution.
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
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.
My location, to be sure, was an excellent one, being central, and I had capital
blacking and brushes.
As he went lazily on, dragging one foot after another, a man came in sight, trotting gaily along on a capital
Richardson, Barth, and Overweg, jealously anxious to push their investigations farther, arrived at Tunis and Tripoli, like their predecessors, and got as far as Mourzouk, the capital
Really I don't care about that, I don't care at all," said Prince Andrew, beginning to understand that his news of the battle before Krems was really of small importance in view of such events as the fall of Austria's capital