"The fact that I was buying upon information would send the shares up at once.
On the third afternoon, Aynesworth met on the stairs a young broker, whom he had come across once or twice during his earlier dealings in the shares. They had had lunch together, and Aynesworth had taken a fancy to the boy--he was little more--fresh from Harvard and full of enthusiasm.
To show how good a thing the senior partner thought it Macalister told Philip that he had bought five hundred shares for both his sisters: he never put them into anything that wasn't as safe as the Bank of England.
Next day everything was up a little, and Macalister wrote to say that he had had to pay two and a quarter for the shares. He said that the market was firm.
It is the character bestowed on them by the laws under which they live; and it will not be denied, that these are the proper criterion; because it is only under the pretext that the laws have transformed the negroes into subjects of property, that a place is disputed them in the computation of numbers; and it is admitted, that if the laws were to restore the rights which have been taken away, the negroes could no longer be refused an equal share
of representation with the other inhabitants.
I bought some Spanish shares
. The expulsion took place and I pocketed 600,000 francs the day Charles V.
."You may share
the labours of the great, but you will not share
"Then why," Da Souza asked, looking up with twinkling eyes, "do you want to sell me a share
With respect to offices, some are fixed to a particular time, so that no person is, on any account, permitted to fill them twice; or else not till some certain period has intervened; others are not fixed, as a juryman's, and a member of the general assembly: but probably some one may say these are not offices, nor have the citizens in these capacities any share
in the government; though surely it is ridiculous to say that those who have the principal power in the state bear no office in it.
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.
Three years ago we took Gell into the concern; we gave him a share
in the oil-mill.
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.