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Pagina 264 - The effect and it! Come to my woman's breasts, And take my milk for gall, you murdering ministers, Wherever in your sightless substances You wait on nature's mischief! Come, thick night, And pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell, That my keen knife see not the wound it makes, Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark, To cry 'Hold, hold!
Pagina 3 - In conclusion, gentlemen, it appears to me that there is much ground for encouragement in the belief that your company have in their possession a raw material from which, by simple and not expensive process, they may manufacture very valuable products.
Pagina 592 - I entertained some hopes of succeeding in what the puffers in books call The Great Style of History Painting; so that without having had a stroke of this grand business before, I quitted small portraits and familiar conversations, and with a smile at my own temerity commenced historypainter, and on a great staircase at St. Bartholomew's Hospital painted two Scripture stories, the ' Pool of Bethesda ' and the
Pagina 21 - Then it was you who screamed ? " " I dare say it was." " It rang through the house. The servants are all terrified." He struck a match and lit the lamp. " I think we may get the fire to burn up again," he added, throwing some logs upon the embers. " Good God, my dear chap, how white you are ! You look as if you had seen a ghost." " So I have — several ghosts." " The leather funnel has acted, then ? " " I wouldn't sleep near the infernal thing again for all the money you could offer me.
Pagina 115 - These qualities told. The firm grew as rapidly as the oil business of the town, and started a second refinery — William A. Rockefeller and Company. They took in a partner, HM Flagler, and opened a house in New York for selling oil. Of all these concerns John D. Rockefeller was the head. Finally, in June, 1870, five years after he became an active partner in the refining business, Mr. Rockefeller combined all his companies into one — the Standard Oil Company. The capital of the new concern was...
Pagina 220 - The right to hire and discharge, the management of the mine and the direction of the working force are vested exclusively in the operator, and the UMW of A.
Pagina 304 - I was dead tired. Not a word of my dispatch was written, and I had news for which I knew the world was waiting — news on which the fate of an Empire and the fortunes of half Europe depended. And it was as much as I could do to keep my eyes open, or sit up in the chair into which I had dropped.
Pagina 220 - In case of any local trouble arising at any shaft through such failure to agree between the pit boss and any miner or mine laborer, the pit committee and the miners...