Were their share
of representation alone to be governed by this rule, they would have an interest in exaggerating their inhabitants.
Well, I sold my shares
, the news got out, and I no longer sold -- I gave them away, next day I find the news was false, and by this false report I have lost 700,000 francs.
Astor covenanted to bear all the loss that might be incurred; after which it was to be borne by all the partners, in proportion to their respective shares
But loss of blood had cooled my brain; and, perhaps, natural perversity had also a share
in the composure which grew upon me as it deserted my companion.
The artist, painter, poet, or musician, by his decoration, sublime or beautiful, satisfies the aesthetic sense; but that is akin to the sexual instinct, and shares
its barbarity: he lays before you also the greater gift of himself.
And so without particularly analyzing all the contiguous sections of a cone and of the ranks of an army, or the ranks and positions in any administrative or public business whatever from the lowest to the highest, we see a law by which men, to take associated action, combine in such relations that the more directly they participate in performing the action the less they can command and the more numerous they are, while the less their direct participation in the action itself, the more they command and the fewer of them there are; rising in this way from the lowest ranks to the man at the top, who takes the least direct share
in the action and directs his activity chiefly to commanding.
Then why," Da Souza asked, looking up with twinkling eyes, "do you want to sell me a share
in a company which everyone believed to be worthless stood at thirty dollars, and not a share
And as supercargo, with my trifle invested in the adventure and my share
in the gains, I commanded the captain.
While he hammered away at his metals the Dog slept; but when, on the other hand, he went to dinner and began to eat, the Dog woke up and wagged his tail, as if he would ask for a share
of his meal.
A THIEF who had brought a suit against his accomplices to recover his share
of the plunder taken from an Honest Man, demanded the Honest Man's attendance at the trial to testify to his loss.
Capital takes fifty dollars as its share
, and labor gets in wages fifty dollars as its share