Foundries: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 67 pages
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Use in Literature FoundriesFalleix paid seven per cent for the sixty thousand invested in the foundry, besides an equal division of profits.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Bureaucracy.Some of them are as bright yet as when they came from the foundry.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Two Poets (tr Ellen Marriage).He was grimy and dripping like a laborer in a foundry.ndash;Stephen Crane in The Red Badge of Courage (2nd version).They visited the brass cannon foundry, saw the liquid fire poured into molds, and watched the smiths, who, half naked, stood in the shadow, like demons playing with flame.ndash;Mary Mapes Dodge in Hans Brinker/Silver Skates/etc.His father was foreman in a copper foundry; and his mother a seamstress.ndash;Emile Gaboriau in The Clique of Gold.This morning Mr. Powers invited me to go with him to the Grand Duke's new foundry, to see the bronze statue of Webster which has just been cast from his model.ndash;Nathaniel Hawthorne in Passages From the French and Italian Notebooks, vol 2.His stove foundry, the first of importance in northern Ohio, when running to its full capacity, employed but ten hands, and its trade was limited to the immediate vicinity, and a few towns on the canal.ndash;Maurice Joblin in Cleveland Past and Present (Its Representative Men Comprising Biographical Sketches of Pioneer Settlers and Prominent Citizens).Mr. Sangster, from the service of the Rana of Gohad, joined him, and became superintendent of his cannon foundry.ndash;Keene in The Fall of the Moghul Empire of Hindustan.Not counting the Line and the Foundry, the yards and the village, too, I've made myself and a million; but I'm damned if I made you.ndash;Rudyard Kipling in Verses 1889-1896.Where freedom from distortion is essential, as for example piano actions, organ pipes, foundry patterns and the best sash and doors, Red River pines are used.ndash;W.B. Laughead in The Marvelous Exploits of Paul Bunyan.

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