Posttlethwaite, who had been home to his dinner, had gone back to the soap-works. 'Don't you think, Jane, if you were to go in, you could hurry them? Then Jane went in and hurried the servant. 'There's a strange man with papa, said Jane, as she returned. 'There are always strange men with papa, said Fanny.
'Janet Coombe, a servant at the Man and Plough, is ill too, and they sent up for me this morning; it seems a touch of low fever, nothing really infectious, though; but the men from the soap-works are having their bean-feast, and all the folks are too busy to pay Janet much attention. 'I will see about her, I returned. 'Are those the only cases, Mr.
At the top were the big chiefs, the officers of the company, and the heads of departments Mr. Pemberton and his sons, the treasurer, the general manager, the purchasing-agent, the superintendents of the soda-fountain-syrup factory, of the soap-works, of the drug-laboratories, of the toilet-accessories shops, the sales-manager, and Mr. S. Herbert Ross.
I may here note, that most of the cooking utensils of the working man are of earthenware, and stand the fire remarkably well. There are about a score of soap-works in Rome, but the soap manufactured in these establishments is abominable.
One early station in New York for arc lighting was an old soap-works whose well-soaked floors did not need much additional grease to render them choice fuel for the inevitable flames.
There was only one little inn near by, frequented by longshoremen and employees from the soap-works and cement-factories a rough lot and there at daybreak they went as soon as the other customers had left for work. "The place had a bar and six bare tables, and was simply infested with roaches. The only things that I ever could get were coffee made from burnt bread, with brown molasses-cake.
"No; he gave up his modelling, and he doesn't seem to paint much nowadays. The poor fellow has no object in life, that's the worst of it." The meal was nearly at an end, and presently the two men found themselves alone at the table. Mr. Liversedge generally smoked a cigar before returning for an hour or two to the soap-works. "Any more wine?" he asked. "Then come into my snuggery and let us chat."
Chap. 2. I shall now give you some details of Masséna's career. André Masséna was born on the 6th of May 1758 at La Turbie, a village in the little state of Monaco. His paternal grandfather was a respected tanner who had three sons: Jules, the father of the marshal, Augustin and Marcel. The first two of these went to Nice, where they set up a soap-works.