World Library  

Search Results (23 titles)

Searched over 7.2 Billion pages in 0.48 seconds

 
Private Equity Portfolio Companies (X)

       
1
|
2
Records: 1 - 20 of 23 - Pages: 
  • Cover Image

What Your Bank Doesn't Want You to Know : About Where to Invest Your Money

By: Lillian R. Villanova

...ncial institutions have been making Tax Defaulted Paper part of their investment portfolios. What is Tax Defaulted Paper? I define it as Real Estat... ...me as you need. You will be building a solid foundation to grow your investment portfolio to any size that you choose. Stay positive and stay focus... ... this book, you have taken the first step toward controlling your own investment portfolio and financial future. For the budding entrepreneur, with ... ... reached the point where most of my time is spent buying Tax Defaulted Paper for private and institutional investors and teaching students, just lik... ...ien Certificate. In most cases, the certificates are also transferable. Wealthy private investors and institutions have known about Tax Lien Certif... ...t. Others will not. You need to think about whether the owner of record has any equity in the property. If he or she does, they are much more like... ...e much more likely to redeem (pay off the tax lien certificate). If they have no equity in the property or are out of state owners, they are more li... ... property. Condemnation Action A lawsuit brought by a public agency to acquire private property for public purposes (schools, highways, parks, hos... ... etc. Encumbrance A claim, line charge, attached to and binding real property. Equity The difference between the market value of the property and ...

...t investing upside down. Are you open-minded to new ways of thinking? Are you ready to step out of the box? Ever think about how banks and insurance companies invest their money? Ever think about how much money they make on your savings or insurance premiums? We all know that basically, they invest that money so as to earn more than they are paying you. What most people d...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Facts and Fictions in the Securities Industry

By: Sam Vaknin

...isk XXI. The Agent-Principal Conundrum XXII. Trading in Sovereign Promises XXIII. Portfolio Management Theory XXIV. Going Bankrupt in the World X... ...k exchanges. They are not very useful in trying to attach a value to the stock of a private firm. The latter type (fundamental) models can be applie... ...n making. In telecommunications, the range of numbers used for valuing stocks of a private firm is between 7 and 10, for instance. If the company i... ...debt-financed solely by its shareholders belongs solely to them. Free cash flow to equity (FCFE) is: FCFE = Operating Cash Flow MINUS Cash needed ... ...sources (even from preferred stock holders) exhibits a different free cash flow to equity. Its CFCE must be adjusted to reflect the preferred divid... ...payments. 5. To collaborate with legal institutions, law enforcement agencies and private collection firms in assuring the timely flow and payment... ...y. This is commonly described as an "asset bubble". This is why current investment portfolio models (like CAPM) are unlikely to work. Both shares a... ...ldering marketplace. As opposed to the assumptions underlying the classic theory of portfolio analysis - investors do remember past prices. They he... ...tors try to eke an extra return out of the wild ride and to protect their dwindling equity portfolios. Naked strategies - selling options contracts ...

The securities industry, its markets, instruments (equity, debt, derivatives), trading strategies, underlying economic models, and future.

Read More
  • Cover Image

Contributing to Efforts for Greater Financial Markets Stability in Apec Economies

By: Apec Finance Minister Process

...er economies compared with non APEC member economies. There is also a rising trend of portfolio investments among APEC member economies. On the det... ...ket Developments in APEC Economies …………………… 23 II.1.4 Developments in FDI and Portfolio Investments in Selected APEC Econom... ...PEC Developing Economies (percent) ……………………………………………….. 21 2.10 Rate of Return on Equity in Commercial Banks in Selected Developed APEC Economie... ...d Developed APEC Economies (percent) …………………………………………………………….. 22 2.11 Intra APEC Portfolio Investments Assets, 2001 and 2009 ……………………... 31 2.1... ...……………………… 41 3.4 Foreign Ownership of SBIs (2005 – 2010)……………………………...……… 41 3.5 Net Equity Foreign Purchase (2006 – 2010)…………………………...……….. 42 3.6... ...ves Assets……………………………………………………... 43 3.10 External Debt Outstanding of Government and Private ………………………… 43 3.11 Government Debt Outstanding (1997 –... ...04 – 2009.......................................................... 90 3.37 Return on Equity of US Banks 2004 – 2009.................................... ... financial system. An understandable approach also needs to be formulated so that the private sector can plan appropriately. Regulatory environment ... ...erm strains in funding markets and might have negative implications for a recovery of private credit. Banking system health had been improving. Ho...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Fixing Global Finance

By: Kavaljit Singh

...ce Sheet Exposures OFCs Offshore Financial Centers OTC Over The Counter PE Private Equity RBI Reserve Bank of India RoA Return on Assets RoE Return on... ... Exposures OFCs Offshore Financial Centers OTC Over The Counter PE Private Equity RBI Reserve Bank of India RoA Return on Assets RoE Return on Equity ... ...le (possibly with other loans as well) into tranches (senior, mezzanine or equity), each of which has a different maturity and risk of default or unde... ...repayments): senior tranches are usually rated AAA; mezzanine AA to BB and equity unrated. The SPV then issues and sells Collateralized Debt Obligatio... ...ts, there was a strong belief that the ascendancy of financial markets and private financial institutions would make official institutions (such as IM... ...8 percent. During 2002-07, Eastern Europe received almost one-third of all private capital flows to the emerging markets. The banking sector was one o... ...risis, private capital inflows (particularly cross-border bank lending and portfolio investments) to the developing world witnessed a sharp decline, f... ...ces. For private equity firms, every investment is simply one element in a portfolio of financial assets that move in and out of companies as the mark... ...rrow money for their buyouts. Besides, it has also negatively affected the portfolio companies of private equity firms. In many ways, the financial cr...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...telling) nature of the discipline. In a way, economics has an affinity with some private languages. It is a form of art and, as such, it is self-... ...tors try to eke an extra return out of the wild ride and to protect their dwindling equity portfolios. Naked strategies - selling options contracts ... ...y to eke an extra return out of the wild ride and to protect their dwindling equity portfolios. Naked strategies - selling options contracts or buyi... ...rategies - selling options contracts or buying them in the absence of an investment portfolio of underlying assets - translate into the trading of v... ...ss fears, and mass disagreement as to the preferred mode of reaction to public and private information - yields price fluctuations. Changes in vol... ...ldering marketplace. As opposed to the assumptions underlying the classic theory of portfolio analysis - investors do remember past prices. They he... ...ors lost most of their capital when the new lenders took over 90 percent of LTCM's equity. In an inflationary turn of phrase, "moral hazard" is now... ... Thus, it serves to increase uncertainty rather than decrease it. And by protecting private investors and creditors from the outcomes of their error... ...accountants - financial folk see little distinction between an insurance policy and equity capital. Both are used to offset business risks. To rec...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Labor Divide

By: Sam Vaknin

...e unemployed person). The third pilot project involves the formation of private unemployment insurance plans to supplement or even replace the ins... ...ompensation, benefits) offered by the Employment Fund. In many countries, private unemployment insurance is lumped together with disability and life... ...s lumped together with disability and life insurance – all offered by the private sector within one insurance policy. The fourth and last pilot p... ...Partners notes in "The Motley Fool" that the hidden dilution of corporate equity caused by stock options inflates the stated profit per share. In t... ...h use of offshore trusts. These trends have led to increased scrutiny of equity-based compensation by overseas taxing and regulatory bodies. Certai... ...ols in Europe and South America, have favored the extension of U.S.-based equity compensation plans to overseas employees." Granting stock options i... ...s that employ their depositors. Workingmen's funds are collectively owned portfolios of the employer's stock owned by employees and they were first ... ...Most American had more invested in their car than in their stock exchange portfolio. To Phillips, America is an old-fashioned, though no less pernic... ...ransactions. 1988 to 1990 Co-founder and Director of "Mikbats-Tesuah", a portfolio management firm based in Tel-Aviv. Activities included large-sc...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

... began recruiting property-less volunteers to serve as mercenaries in essentially private armies. Lucius Cornelius Sulla, an impoverished aristocr... ...s: murky campaign finances, venal revolving doors between state administration and private enterprise, endemic corruption, self-censoring media, s... ...t of its territory or citizenry. It is continuously and successfully challenged by private military power: terrorists, warlords, or militias. Its p... ...ources and to extend its influence towards the Indian Ocean. Two Saudi Arabian oil companies were also involved. During the same years, the Taliba... ... denied by President Vladimir Putin in a phone call to Bush - and ridiculed by the companies ostensibly involved. Russia exported c. $5 billion of ... ...od akin to the 66 percent reduction in the stock of Yugoslav obligations. Debt for equity swaps are also touted. The trio of creditors - especiall... ... leasing transactions. 1988 to 1990 Co-founder and Director of "Mikbats-Tesuah", a portfolio management firm based in Tel-Aviv. Activities include... ...h", a portfolio management firm based in Tel-Aviv. Activities included large-scale portfolio management, underwriting, forex trading and general fi... ...Net, and "Central Europe Review". Publications and Awards "Managing Investment Portfolios in States of Uncertainty", Limon Publishers, Tel-Aviv...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...tes to every information product, no matter how superior. Web based media companies (such as Salon and Britannica.com) have been experimenting with p... ... Sam Vaknin Are content brokers - publishers, distributors, and record companies - a thing of the past? In one word: disintermediation The... ...e tastes and interests of certain audiences and the automatic equation of private enterprise with democracy lead to a privatization of the young medi... ... to a privatization of the young medium. The end result is the same: the private sector takes over the medium from "below" (makes offers to the own... ...to transform radio frequencies into a national resource to be sold to the private sector which was supposed to use it to transmit radio signals to r... ... court-appointed receivers strive to monetize these properties and patent-portfolios by either selling them or enforcing the rights against infringi... ...member of META Group. One model developed by Dr. Rubin, the IT Investment Portfolio Model, creates what he calls a "universal translator" between th... ...ollars as part of an investment fund and to regard themselves as fund and portfolio managers whose goal is to allocate investments in a manner that ... ...ctual profits from expected profits; b. ROE - the return on the adjusted equity capital; c. Debt to equity ratios; d. ROA - the return on the as...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Hawaii Business Magazine-Special Apec Edition

By: Apec Hawaii Host Committee

...tablishing a reliable statewide power grid system. In conjunction with a portfolio of renewable technologies, there is more than enough geothermal ... ...tablishing a reliable statewide power grid system. In conjunction with a portfolio of renewable technologies, there is more than enough geothermal ... ...s 13 APEC 2011 · HAWAII BUSINESS RESOURCE LIST Contact information for companies and agencies in this magazine CLEAN ENERGY Cellana www.cellana.co... ...HiltonHawaiianVillage.com Or email us at meet@HiltonHawaiianVillage.com *Privately owned and operated DPS.indd 1 9/8/11 3:56 PM 19 APEC 2011 ·... ...HiltonHawaiianVillage.com Or email us at meet@HiltonHawaiianVillage.com *Privately owned and operated DPS.indd 1 9/8/11 3:56 PM 20 APEC 2011 ·... ...m the words “solar-power technology.” This high-tech company, fnanced by private equity, has emerged as a leading developer of micro-concentrated ... ...rds “solar-power technology.” This high-tech company, fnanced by private equity, has emerged as a leading developer of micro-concentrated solar po... ...ochemical devices, nuclear cleanups and pharmaceuticals. Supported by the equity fund Denham Capital, Big Island Carbon has built a new biomass-con... ...awai‘i to the world. “Invent, Disrupt and Inspire” is the motto of Wuh’s portfolio of venture- capital and technology-accelerator companies under t...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...tach to them the same cognitive interpretations and the same emotional resonance ('private languages"). The same words, or symbols, often have diff... ...l is there it can be done. The alternative is too horrible to contemplate. Art (as Private Language) The psychophysical problem is long standing an... ...ntial and, therefore, "meaningless" as far as we are concerned. His catharsis is a private language. But what people fail to understand is that a... ...entral banks) and businesses (for instance, investment banks, jobbers, and private equity funds). We are in the throes of a third wave. Instead of ... ...ion is not adjuvant. Innovation is useless without finance - whether in the form of equity or debt. Schumpeter himself gave equal weight to new for... ...ors lost most of their capital when the new lenders took over 90 percent of LTCM's equity. In an inflationary turn of phrase, "moral hazard" is now... ... sovereigns is fallacious. Asset selection within a well balanced and diversified portfolio is also a bit of a daydream. Information - even in the... ...ars to recoup his investment (assuming capital gains tax of 35 percent). Standard portfolio management theory explicitly states that the investmen... ...umbers, PIN codes, medical records, industrial and military secrets, or investment portfolios. Last, but by no way least, the successful defense of...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...tach to them the same cognitive interpretations and the same emotional resonance ('private languages"). The same words, or symbols, often have diff... ...l is there it can be done. The alternative is too horrible to contemplate. Art (as Private Language) The psychophysical problem is long standing an... ...ntial and, therefore, "meaningless" as far as we are concerned. His catharsis is a private language. But what people fail to understand is that a... ...entral banks) and businesses (for instance, investment banks, jobbers, and private equity funds). We are in the throes of a third wave. Instead of ... ...ion is not adjuvant. Innovation is useless without finance - whether in the form of equity or debt. Schumpeter himself gave equal weight to new for... ...ors lost most of their capital when the new lenders took over 90 percent of LTCM's equity. In an inflationary turn of phrase, "moral hazard" is now... ... sovereigns is fallacious. Asset selection within a well balanced and diversified portfolio is also a bit of a daydream. Information - even in the... ...ars to recoup his investment (assuming capital gains tax of 35 percent). Standard portfolio management theory explicitly states that the investmen... ...umbers, PIN codes, medical records, industrial and military secrets, or investment portfolios. Last, but by no way least, the successful defense of...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...respectively. The practical experience of building a “creative commons” with private tools—of allowing creative collaboration with people you have nev... ...tury. Then imagine it coupled to the efforts of the great state archives and private museums who themselves would be free to do the same thing. Think ... ...elonged ulti- mately to all. Progress in human understanding depended not on private knowl- edge claims, but on free and equal access to enlightenment... ...r daily actions you scrupulously ob- served the rights—all the rights—of the companies that have interests in the texts, tunes, images of celebrities,... ...uld be made, but subsequent changes would be harder and harder as people and companies built their activities around the rules that had been laid down... ...llers the right to define the rules under which the newfangled electric light companies would operate.) There would be no easy counterweight to these p... ...ruc- ture that gives present employees separable interests in either debt or equity in exchange for their contributions to the company. But once that ... ...ago, but its coverage of intellectual property issues was only episodic. Its portfolio of litigation and public education on the subject is now nothin...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

... cultural submission so they could practice their own cultural superiority in private without being massacred and killed. Until they surpassed all ... ...ral shame or taboo, all cultural mores and morals are designed to ensure both private and public conformity. The question of whether these values, m... ...has been distilled down to the elitism of the bank account and the investment portfolio… wheelings and dealings behind closed doors… offshore holding... ...warlords by embezzling the World Bank loans, and sticking the money into their private offshore accounts in the Caribbean. President Suharto of Indo... ...ould simply be resolved in some other fashion… probably better, and with more equity. Can lawyers survive without construction workers? No. If the... ...tual state of their changing societies. Thus creating more and more conflict, equity and imbalance as time goes on. Simply because the abstract law... ...be it in an industrialized or non-industrialized country. Social justice and equity can only come about by a lack of profit… or at least, the degree... ...he business you invested in from the investors who do not even read the lying portfolios they send out once a year. What a neat way to make Laissez... ... before they make their easy profit from this mystery labyrinth of investment portfolios. If you actually read what they print, literally all of it ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Prime Minister

By: Anthony Trollope

...g before the world. It was known of him that he had been at a good English private school, and it was re- ported, on the solitary evidence of one of w... ...d one other. It assists a man in getting a seat as the director of certain companies. People are still such asses that they trust a Board of Directors... ...rton was and had for a great many years been a barrister practising in the Equity Courts,—or rather in one Equity Court, for throughout a life’s work,... ...ing here,’ said Rattler. She was, of course, the Duchess. ‘It’s not like a private house. And whatever influence outsiders get by coming, so much she ... ...im above all, and round everything, and under everything. There had been a private nook within him into which there had been no en- trance but for one... ...d or to be relaxed, a Prime Minister is not driven hard by the work of his portfolio,—as are his colleagues. But many men were in want of many things,... ... labours. They are not like you members of Parliament who can shut up your portfolios and go and shoot grouse. They have to keep at their work spring ... ...lly he liked, but of his own wife he very soon broke the heart. Of all the companies with which he consorted he was the ad- mitted king, but his subje...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Beauchamp's Career

By: George Meredith

...ith ‘Does not that,’ she said, ‘include the non-commissioned officers, the privates, and the cooks, of all the regiments?’ He could scarcely think tha... ... afloat. Rosamund noticed the peculiarity of the books he selected for his private reading. They were not boys’ books, books of adventure and the like... ...with a stomach for the political distillery fit to drain relishingly every private bogside or mountain-side tap in old Ireland in its best days—the il... ...t power of isolation, and the eye for beauty in every season. She opened a portfolio of Mr. Tuckham’s water-colour drawings in every clime; scenes of ... ...for the contents of it. Cecilia put on the argumentative air of a Court of Equity to discuss the point with him. ‘Then you defend that letter?’ he cri... ...wn,’ Beauchamp answered. She blushed fiery red, and turned the leaves of a portfolio of drawings. ‘The Dawn!’ ejaculated Tuckham. ‘The grey-eyed, or t... ...spiritual manner she could muse on as a circumstance out of her life. Fair companies of racing yachts were left behind. The gales of August mattered f...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

...nd equipped for the service. In the case of a fire which is operating upon private property, pity for a neighbor’s calam- ity checks us at first in tr... ...n, and said to me, within a week or two of the first murder, that it was a private event of that order which rose to the dignity of a national event. ... ...corners; and, by more than one person, had been observed stealing into the private passages of the house. It was presumed in general, that the man mus... ...in such a case, there is something not satisfactory to a delicate sense of equity; for the artist returns from the tour as if from some new and indepe... ...ton, did not wholly escape tasting the knout; if that rather impeaches the equity, and sometimes the judgment of Pope, at least it contributes to show... ...that betrays’ [something or other]—’the man that sneaks into’ [other men’s portfolios, perhaps]—‘is’—ay, what is he? Why he is, perhaps, a Knight of t... ...rnington was able utterly to destroy, and to distribute his dominions with equity and modera- tion, yet so as to prevent any new coalition arising in ... ...sisted in living’ too long for the peace of an annuity office. So fare all companies East and West, and all annuity offices, that stand opposed in int...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Chronicles of the Canongate

By: Sir Walter Scott

...wever rashly, committed his pledges thus largely to the hazards of trading companies, it behoved him, of course, to abide the consequences of his cond... ...Supreme Judges of Scotland, termed Lords of Council and Session.] asked me privately whether I was still anxious to preserve my incognito on the subje... ...of delineation, I have never on any oc- casion violated the respect due to private life. It was indeed impossible that traits proper to persons, both ... ...ceful familiarity, imparts to them somewhat of the pleasing character of a private enter- tainment. Near Sir W. Scott sat the Earl of Fife, Lord Meado... ...ho knew the laws of his country well, and tracing them up to the spirit of equity and justice in which they originate, had repeatedly prevented, by hi... ...rfall, and wished myself nearer them; not that I thought of sketch-book or portfolio—for in my younger days misses were not accus- tomed to black-lead... ...e in the coffin, while the Dead March was again struck up, and the several companies, marching in single files, passed the coffin one by one, in order... ... no doubt actually are, founded upon the general principles of justice and equity which pervade every civilized country. Amongst their mountains, as a... ...ned for a military offence, was released by that com- pany, and some other companies, who had assembled in a tumultuous manner before the guard-house,...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Bleak House

By: Charles Dickens

...and horsehair warded heads against walls of words and making a pretence of equity with serious faces, as players might. On such an afternoon the vario... ...rushed — “whom I directed to be in attendance to day and who are now in my private room, I will see them 11 Bleak House – Vol. One and satisfy myself... ...nt. One sunny afternoon when I had come home from school with my books and portfolio, watching my long shadow at my side, and as I was gliding upstair... ...going to be the companion of the young lady who is now in the Chancellor’s private room, Miss Summerson,” he said, “we thought it well that you should... ...y whole time. It involves me in correspondence with public bodies and with private individuals anxious for the welfare of their species all over the c... ... to law, law sends questions back to eq uity; law finds it can’t do this, equity finds it can’t do that; neither can so much as say it can’t do anyth... ... the transaction of the commonest business of life; diving through law and equity, and through that kindred mystery, the street mud, which is made of ... ...use – Vol. One the satisfaction with which he sees them uninjured, and ac companies Mrs. Snagsby from the Sol’s Arms. Before night his doubt whether ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Bleak House

By: Charles Dickens

...and horsehair warded heads against walls of words and making a pretence of equity with serious faces, as players might. On such an afternoon the vario... ...rushed — “whom I directed to be in attendance to day and who are now in my private room, I will see them 11 Bleak House – Dickens and satisfy myself ... ...nt. One sunny afternoon when I had come home from school with my books and portfolio, watching my long shadow at my side, and as I was gliding upstair... ...going to be the companion of the young lady who is now in the Chancellor’s private room, Miss Summerson,” he said, “we thought it well that you should... ...y whole time. It involves me in correspondence with public bodies and with private individuals anxious for the welfare of their species all over the c... ... to law, law sends questions back to eq uity; law finds it can’t do this, equity finds it can’t do that; neither can so much as say it can’t do anyth... ... the transaction of the commonest business of life; diving through law and equity, and through that kindred mystery, the street mud, which is made of ... ...ouse – Dickens the satisfaction with which he sees them uninjured, and ac companies Mrs. Snagsby from the Sol’s Arms. Before night his doubt whether ... ...at Greenleaf or the summer afternoons when I went home from school with my portfolio under my arm, and my childish shadow at my side, to my godmother’...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Guy Mannering

By: Sir Walter Scott

...to a distant branch of the family. He hastened to draw the stranger into a private room. “I fear from your looks,” said the father, “that you have bad... ...neugh— naebody cares to trouble him—smuggler, when his guns are in ballast—privateer, or pirate faith, when he gets them mounted. He has done more mis... ...he wanted. In this arrangement, the Laird found 52 Guy Mannering also his private advantage; securing the constant benefit of a patient auditor, to w... ...so, my good landlady, and many thanks—and bid my servant step here with my portfolio in the meantime.” In a minute or two, Colonel Mannering was quiet... ...e —Thou robed man of justice, take thy place, And thou, his yoke-fellow of equity, Bench by his side—you are of the commission, Sit you too. King Lear... ... these papers,” said Bertram, looking over them, “are mine, and were in my portfolio when it was stolen from the post-chaise. They are memoranda of li... ... his own services employed, by French, Dutch, Manx, and Scottish smuggling companies. A person well known by the name of Buckkar-tea, from having been...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The History of the Thirty Years' War in Germany

By: Friedrich Schiller

... complished, but it was far from being the sole motive of the war. Had not private advantages and state interests been closely connected with it, vain... ...han national ag- grandizement or patriotism, and entirely inde- pendent of private utility, began to animate whole states and individual citizens; an ... ...tues which might have gained him the es- teem of mankind, had the lot of a private sta- tion fallen to him. His character was mild, he loved peace and... ... by him, had no law but the interest of their master, and no stan- dard of equity but the advancement of the unreformed religion of which they were pa... ...vio- lent procedure. Under the shelter of an absurd positive law, those of equity and prudence might, it was thought, be safely despised. In the execu... ...nction and about 4,000 men were killed in the field of battle; and several companies of foot, in the flight, who had thrown themselves into the town-h... ...r nearly a century, the silence of four preceding emperors, and the law of equity, which gave them an equal right with the Roman Catholics to the foun... ...n earnest to besiege it. The garrison consisted of not more than fif- teen companies, mostly newly-raised soldiers; although that number was more than... ...eir whole artillery, consisting of 46 field-pieces, the sil- ver plate and portfolio of the archduke, with the whole baggage of the army, fell into th...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Autobiography Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life

By: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

...e his literary fame in his own country; and even determined his subsequent private history, for they brought him into contact with the Duke of Weimar;... ...ing within them, of course, whatever was most impor- tant in his public or private history. By means of these quota- tions, so diverse in their tone, ... ...lettres. He attended Gellert’s lectures on literature, and even joined his private class. His real university education was derived from intercourse w... ..., was resumed. The endeavor was made to gain justice by represen- tations, equity by entreaties, favor by influence; and the quar- ter-masters were pr... ...ncil, in the city livery, on foot. Immediately behind these were the three companies of citizen cavalry, very well mounted,—the same that we had seen ... ...e-window of their guild and meeting-house as a sign of victory. Both these companies had very strong and able members; but which of them conquered thi... ...anner that the little space held a great deal. The furniture, presses, and portfolios were elegant, without affection or su- perfluity. Thus also the ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Sketches

By: Charles Dickens

...ed from beneath her. What can he do? To whom is he to apply for relief? To private charity? To benevolent individuals? Certainly not—there is his par-... ...in his favour, the sensation was increased tenfold, by his ap- pearance in private circles. Pews in the immediate vi- cinity of the pulpit or reading-... ...ury that would be done to the public service, if docu- ments of a strictly private nature, passing between the master of the workhouse and the cook, w... ...ather) in thinking that it’s high time something was done with these steam companies, and that as the Cor- poration Bill failed to do it, something el... ...g of heartfelt thankfulness. And we are bound by every rule of justice and equity to give the New Year credit for being a good one, until he proves hi... ...asions, in various instances, un- der many circumstances, and in different companies, fallen to my lot to propose a toast to those by whom, at the tim... ...efully stowed away in the bottom of the boat, ac- companied by two immense portfolios of music, which it would take at least a week’s incessant playin...

Read More
       
1
|
2
Records: 1 - 20 of 23 - Pages: 
 
 





Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.