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It was at this time that Senator Mark Hanna said: "The production of wealth in the United States is one-third larger annually than its consumption.
The feeling, from being morbid, was changed to a healthful and active desire to emulate the character, the condition, and, peradventure, the wealth of their ancestors also.
Now to this peace of mind the possession of wealth greatly contributes; and therefore I say, that, setting one thing against another, of the many advantages which wealth has to give, to a man of sense this is in my opinion the greatest.
We are all unanimous in that wish, I suppose," said Elinor, "in spite of the insufficiency of wealth.
For another reason, the votes allowed in the federal legislature to the people of each State, ought to bear some proportion to the comparative wealth of the States.
Yes, my noble friends," he continued, addressing the company, "l assure you that my adventures have been strange enough to deter even the most avaricious men from seeking wealth by traversing the seas.
And poor Jaffrey, who took hold of everything as if it were real, thought my brother had found out his uncle's wealth.
It was dangerous even to look at such a vast amount of wealth.
320-341) Wealth should not be seized: god-given wealth is much better; for it a man take great wealth violently and perforce, or if he steal it through his tongue, as often happens when gain deceives men's sense and dishonour tramples down honour, the gods soon blot him out and make that man's house low, and wealth attends him only for a little time.
Well, they created great wealth by their labor, and lived on very little, so that the balance they gave for nothing to my father was large.
Your excellency has gained much wealth -- in the service of the king.
To you, with boundless wealth, there will be depths of happiness which you will never probe, joys which, if you have the wit to see them at all, will be no more than a mirage to you.