In a fortnight he was the nominal
owner of sixteen thousand shares in a company of which only ten thousand actually existed.
Then there was a nominal
request for his permission for a Russian translation, that country being likewise outside the Berne Convention.
Next came the grasslands deal on Guadalcanar--twenty thousand acres, on a governmental nine hundred and ninety-nine years' lease at a nominal
I think he has only been its nominal
head for many years," said Anne.
Those bands of them with whom we are here concerned, and who became known distinctively as Normans, fastened themselves as settlers, early in the eleventh century, on the northern shore of France, and in return for their acceptance of Christianity and acknowledgment of the nominal
feudal sovereignty of the French king were recognized as rightful possessors of the large province which thus came to bear the name of Normandy.
While one thick garment is, for most purposes, as good as three thin ones, and cheap clothing can be obtained at prices really to suit customers; while a thick coat can be bought for five dollars, which will last as many years, thick pantaloons for two dollars, cowhide boots for a dollar and a half a pair, a summer hat for a quarter of a dollar, and a winter cap for sixty-two and a half cents, or a better be made at home at a nominal
cost, where is he so poor that, clad in such a suit, of his own earning, there will not be found wise men to do him reverence?
He had a son and a nominal
daughter, it is true, but they too painfully reminded him of their mother, and the unfortunate little Annabella was a source of perpetual bitterness to his soul.
I know quite well that my brother gave it to your father - or rather he sold it to him for a nominal
entities of this sort may or may not exist, but there is no good ground for assuming that they do.
The Colonel of the --th regiment, in which Messieurs Dobbin and Osborne had companies, was an old General who had made his first campaign under Wolfe at Quebec, and was long since quite too old and feeble for command; but he took some interest in the regiment of which he was the nominal
head, and made certain of his young officers welcome at his table, a kind of hospitality which I believe is not now common amongst his brethren.
Carried to an extreme, the measures seemed at once to be so absurd that the highest authorities, and public opinion, and intellectual ladies, and the newspapers, all at the same time fell foul of them, expressing their indignation both with the measures and their nominal
father, Alexey Alexandrovitch.
at a nominal
price, or even getting it for nothing.