You cannot but grant that the ownership of wealth constitutes essential power in the United States to-day.
It is the primitive strength, it is the strength that is to life germane, it is the strength that is stronger than wealth, and that wealth cannot take away.
There was not only great wealth but high court interest among the connections of Edward Effingham.
Major Effingham, in declining the liberal offers of the British ministry, had subjected himself to the suspicion of having attained his dotage, by all those who throng the avenues to court patronage, even in the remotest corners of that vast empire; but, when he thus voluntarily stripped himself of his great personal wealth, the remainder of the community seemed instinctively to adopt the conclusion also that he had reached a second childhood.
376-380) There should be an only son, to feed his father's house, for so wealth will increase in the home; but if you leave a second son you should die old.
381-382) If your heart within you desires wealth, do these things and work with work upon work.
And what more can man desire than wealth with descent from a county family
To bring that about, their fellow slaves all over the world must unite in a vast international association of men pledged to share the world's work justly; to share the produce of the work justly; to yield not a farthing--charity apart--to any full-grown and able-bodied idler or malingerer, and to treat as vermin in the commonwealth persons attempting to get more than their share of wealth or give less than their share of work.
would bring him, uneducated though he was, happiness enough and to spare.
When a country is fully developed and its production keeps pace with its consumption, if private wealth
is to increase as well as the wealth
of the community at large, there must be exchanges with other communities, which will keep a balance on the right side of the balance-sheet.
I have no doubt that it was largely nervousness that kept the mysterious playwright so long fumbling behind the scenes, for it was obvious that it would be no ordinary sort of play, no every-day domestic drama, that would satisfy this young lady, to whom life had given, by way of prologue, the inestimable blessing of wealth
, and the privilege, as a matter of course, of choosing as she would among the grooms (that is, the bride-grooms) of the romantic British aristocracy.
The more the plundering by the French continued, the more both the wealth
of Moscow and the strength of its plunderers was destroyed.