The Insurance Guide and Handbook on Fire, Life, Marine, Tontine, and Casualty Insurance (Google eBook)

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Wynkoop & Hallenbeck, 1868 - Insurance - 572 pages
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Page 150 - Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty For in my youth I never did apply Hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; Nor did not with unbashl'ul forehead woo The means of weakness and debility ; Therefore my age is as the lusty winter,
Page 162 - there were innumerable trap-doors that lay concealed in the bridge, which the passengers no sooner trod upon, but they fell through them into the tide, and immediately disappeared. These hidden pitfalls were set very thick at the entrance of the bridge, so that throngs of people no sooner break through the cloud, but many of them
Page 74 - wives ; some sleeping kill'd; All murder'd :—For within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king, Keeps Death his court; and there the antic sits Scoffing his state, and grinning at his pomp.
Page 560 - Gray: For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn. Or busy housewife ply her evening care; No children run to lisp their sire's return. Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share. It
Page 162 - closer together towards the end of the arches that were entire. There were indeed, some persons, but their number was very small, that continued a kind of hobbling march of the broken arches, but fell through one after another, being quite tired and spent with so long a
Page 554 - hearts the sudden dread; But their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon close; where, passed the shaft no trace is found. As from the wing no scar the sky retains. The parted wave no furrow from the keel. So dies in human hearts the thought of death.
Page 443 - made in compliance with the provisions of this section, the Company shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding five pounds for every day during which such default continues; and every Director and Manager of the Company who shall knowingly and wilfully authorize or permit such default shall incur the like penalty.
Page 444 - amount of the capital of the Company, and the number of shares into which it is divided. (2.) The number of shares taken from the commencement of the Company up to the date of the summary. (3.) The amount of calls made on each share. (4.) The total amount of calls received.
Page 490 - provided further, that it shall be optional with the Company to repair, rebuild, or replace the property lost or damaged with other of like kind and quality within a reasonable time, giving notice of their intention so to do within thirty days after receipt of the proofs herein required; and
Page 74 - years ! With such facts before us, we need scarcely invoke the "immortal bard " to " Tell sad stories of the death of kings:— How some have been deposed, some slain in war, Some haunted by the ghosts they have

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