Their old father gave each of them a fine horse; the one who knew the dictionary and the daily paper by heart had a black horse, while the other who was so clever at corporation
law had a milk- white one.
These, however, are not individuals, but corporations
; and corporations
, it is very well known, have neither bodies to be kicked nor souls to be damned.
* The function of the corporation
lawyer was to serve, by corrupt methods, the money-grabbing propensities of the corporations
Honor to the Mayor and Corporation
! It is a brilliant ball.
"I am entirely unable to discover any apparatus or method anticipating the invention of Bell as a whole," he said; "and I conclude that his patent is valid." But the officials of the great corporation
refused to take this report seriously.
There are several factories in Lowell, each of which belongs to what we should term a Company of Proprietors, but what they call in America a Corporation
. I went over several of these; such as a woollen factory, a carpet factory, and a cotton factory: examined them in every part; and saw them in their ordinary working aspect, with no preparation of any kind, or departure from their ordinary everyday proceedings.
The members of the legislative, executive, and judiciary departments of thirteen and more States, the justices of peace, officers of militia, ministerial officers of justice, with all the county, corporation
, and town officers, for three millions and more of people, intermixed, and having particular acquaintance with every class and circle of people, must exceed, beyond all proportion, both in number and influence, those of every description who will be employed in the administration of the federal system.
The capital was furnished by himself he, in fact, constituted the company; for, though he had a board of directors, they were merely nominal; the whole business was conducted on his plans and with his resources, but he preferred to do so under the imposing and formidable aspect of a corporation
, rather than in his individual name, and his policy was sagacious and effective.
Vincy was mayor of the old corporation
in Middlemarch, Mrs.
It therefore, in the first place, cheered Van Systens and his nosegay, then the corporation
, then followed a cheer for the people; and, at last, and for once with great justice, there was one for the excellent music with which the gentlemen of the town councils generously treated the assemblage at every halt.
Thus at an age when the gentlemen above mentioned employ their time in toasting the charms of a woman, or in making sonnets in her praise; in giving their opinion of a play at the theatre, or of a poem at Will's or Button's; these gentlemen are considering the methods to bribe a corporation
, or meditating speeches for the House of Commons, or rather for the magazines.
You will find him at 126b Corporation
Street, where the temporary offices of the company are situated.