“On the face of it, Fox [Entertainment Group's] ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers is not an enormous success economically. But when you take into account their broadcast of baseball games, it gives them a seat at the league's table, which is invaluable.”
“We would say that the whole process of private ownership of infrastructure has resulted in a successful outcome for the community. Cities like Sydney now have a network of roads that would not have happened, or would have happened more slowly and less efficiently, if they hadn't been done privately.”
“This offering is not a complete surprise, reducing insider ownership and improving the liquidity of the stock. However, we find the timing of the sale interesting, ahead of the opening of Wynn Macau in the third quarter of 2006.”
“SEVERALTY, n. Separateness, as, lands in severalty, i.e., lands held individually, not in joint ownership. Certain tribes of Indians are believed now to be sufficiently civilized to have in severalty the lands that they have hitherto held as tribal organizations, and could not sell to the Whites for waxen beads and potato whiskey.
Lo! the poor Indian whose unsuited mind Saw death before, hell and the grave behind; Whom thrifty settler ne'er besought to stay -- His small belongings their appointed prey; Whom Dispossession, with alluring wile, Persuaded elsewhere every little while! His fire unquenched and his undying worm By "land in severalty" (charming term!) Are cooled and killed, respectively, at last, And he to his new holding anchored fast!”