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Is not the love of wealth as domineering and enterprising a passion as that of power or glory?
The Northwest Company, acting feebly and partially upon the suggestions of its former agent, Sir Alexander Mackenzie, had pushed one or two advanced trading posts across the Rocky Mountains, into a tract of country visited by that enterprising traveller, and since named New Caledonia.
Antiquarians concede that such a personage as Hercules did exist in ancient times and agree that he was an enterprising and energetic man, but decline to believe him a good, bona- fide god, because that would be unconstitutional.
If ever two individuals offered a striking contrast to each other, these were certainly Michel Ardan and the Yankee Barbicane; both, moreover, being equally enterprising and daring, each in his own way.
I was, and I am, sensible that the air of this chamber, in its strong combination of stable with soup-stock, might have led one to infer that the coaching department was not doing well, and that the enterprising proprietor was boiling down the horses for the refreshment department.
They have seen with regret and indignation that sudden changes and legislative interferences, in cases affecting personal rights, become jobs in the hands of enterprising and influential speculators, and snares to the more-industrious and lessinformed part of the community.
William Sublette, the enterprising leader of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company, had, two or three years previously, reached the valley of the Wind River, which lies on the northeast of the mountains; but had proceeded with them no further.
We congratulate Lisa and other winners - all of whom are accomplished entrepreneurs in a range of industries and have earned the respect and admiration of their communities," said Monica Smiley, publisher of Enterprising Women magazine.
com)-- Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women magazine, has appointed Andrea Conner, Mary Frantz and Marti Hedge to serve on the Enterprising Women advisory board.
The idea of becoming a driveway cleaner struck when he was offered an appointment with enterprise agency Be Enterprising and started discussions on how else he could use his plumbing equipment.
THE search is on for the West Midlands' most enterprising cities, villages, towns and neighbourhoods.
THE search is on for Wales' most enterprising place.