Pooling: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 128 pages
Use in Literature PoolingThis last war has, apparently, been won by a fusion of two economic systems which together hold and administer a preponderating mass of fluid capital, and which have partially pooled their resources to prevail.ndash;Brooks Adams in The Emancipation of Massachusetts.Then I saw a thousand faces made currish by the cold, whence shuddering comes to me, and will always come, at frozen pools.ndash;Dante Alighieri in Divine Comedy: Inferno (tr Norton).In passing one of the pools they had noticed, he observed that the upper and previously invisible liquid had the bright colour of gold, and about it rested a group of figures enveloped in light.ndash;J.J. Astor in A Journey in Other Worlds.The streets are paved, but being devoid of subterranean drains, a heavy shower would convert them into pools.ndash;Samuel White Baker in Cyprus, as I Saw it in 1879.Such a catastrophe casts the lurid gleams of its charcoal over the whole of life, showing reefs, pools, depths, where the eye has hitherto seen only summits and grandeurs.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in A Daughter of Eve (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).With four pools at fifty francs each, I could win two hundred thousand francs, and that's much surer than the turning up of a trey.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Two Brothers (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).They always do this when they meet, though they meet several times a day, and it is worth doing, for what they see in those pellucid pools is love eternal.ndash;James M. Barrie in Alice Sit-By-The-Fire.The gardens are a feature of the estate; a fortune is represented in the stone pools, the massive urns, the statuary, and the potted plants.ndash;Rex Beach in The Auction Block.These syndicates, pools, trusts, or whatever their name, fixed prices and crushed all competition except when combinations as vast as themselves arose.ndash;Edward Bellamy in Looking Backward, 2000 to 1887.He had been long enough over his errand and the foreman's tongue was sharp, but he mused about Festing as he picked his way across the pools between the ties.ndash;Harold Bindloss in The Girl From Keller's.

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