The power which is to be the gainer
," he said quietly, " is the power encompassed by these walls,"
Simon has no property of his own save the small estate of Birchmoor, it is obvious that the Californian heiress is not the only gainer
by an alliance which will enable her to make the easy and common transition from a Republican lady to a British peeress.
The community is certainly the gainer
, and no one the loser, save the poor out-of-work specialist, whose occupation has gone.
Should I be the gainer
or the loser by the resemblance which he fancied he had discovered?
If we could obtain permission from the Municipal Council to make a hard road, so as to put us in communication with the highway to Grenoble, the deputy-mayor would be the first gainer
by it; for instead of dragging his timber over rough tracks at a great expense, a good road through the canton would enable him to transport it more easily, and to engage in a traffic on a large scale, in all kinds of wood, that would bring in money--not a miserable six hundred francs a year, but handsome sums which would mean a certain fortune for him some day.
However, I should never have broken a horse or bull and taken him to board for any work he might do for me, for fear I should become a horseman or a herdsman merely; and if society seems to be the gainer
by so doing, are we certain that what is one man's gain is not another's loss, and that the stable-boy has equal cause with his master to be satisfied?
Who can imagine that a man who sold his son or daughter into slavery for money, especially if he sold them into the hands of fierce and evil men, would be the gainer
, however large might be the sum which he received?
When opposition gets fairly into the councils of a tribe, it is rarely that humanity is the gainer
Damac Properties led the top gainers
list as its share price jumped by more than eight per cent to Dh2.
16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As 2014 comes to a close, Wealth-X reveals this year's biggest financial gainers
Real estate and energy sector stocks were the biggest gainers
These individuals were categorized according to relative weight changes: weight losers, weight gainers
, and weight maintainers.