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I found,' said the single gentleman, 'you most unaccountably, in possession of everything that had so recently belonged to another man, and that other man, who up to the time of your entering upon his property had been looked upon as affluent, reduced to sudden beggary, and driven from house and home.
The master minds of all nations, in all ages, have sprung in affluent multitude from the mass of the nation, and from the mass of the nation only -- not from its privileged classes; and so, no matter what the nation's intellectual grade was; whether high or low, the bulk of its ability was in the long ranks of its nameless and its poor, and so it never saw the day that it had not the material in abundance whereby to govern itself.
His honest black face, and the immense view before us, which carried us half-way back to the affluent of the Amazon, helped us to remember that we really were upon this earth in the twentieth century, and had not by some magic been conveyed to some raw planet in its earliest and wildest state.
The heavy carpets, the watchful servants, the perpetually reminding tick of disciplined clocks, the perpetually renewed stack of cards and invitations on the hall table, the whole chain of tyrannical trifles binding one hour to the next, and each member of the household to all the others, made any less systematised and affluent existence seem unreal and precarious.
We could have felt affluent if we had been officially surveyed and fenced in.
General Epanchin, as everyone knew, had a good deal to do with certain government monopolies; he was also a voice, and an important one, in many rich public companies of various descriptions; in fact, he enjoyed the reputation of being a well- to-do man of busy habits, many ties, and affluent means.
Nicholas, having highly commended the resolution, Mr Crummles went on to impart such further intelligence relative to their mutual friends as he thought might prove interesting; informing Nicholas, among other things, that Miss Snevellicci was happily married to an affluent young wax-chandler who had supplied the theatre with candles, and that Mr Lillyvick didn't dare to say his soul was his own, such was the tyrannical sway of Mrs Lillyvick, who reigned paramount and supreme.
Unlike other income measures, the MBM dramatically exposes the problems of living decently in some of our most affluent areas.
Women in affluent households are becoming more involved in making major financial decisions, according to a report from the Spectrem Group, a Chicago-based consulting firm specializing in the affluent and retirement markets.
This consumer segment is very much comfortable with the online channel (it is the one they find most convenient) and providers will need to maintain a user-friendly platform to meet the banking needs of the mass affluent segment.
Global Banking News-June 28, 2016--RHB Bank to offer services to affluent
The emerging affluent across Asia and Africa are confident about their market's growth prospects, expect their incomes to rise, have clear spending plans, and are highly confident in achieving their long-term wealth goal, finds a new independent study commissioned by Standard Chartered.