Some have even compared it to Shakespeare's Richard III because skilling's tragedy, like Richard's, is his increasing isolation.
skilling's plight and fight are of little interest; he's been in prison for the last 3.5 years, with many more to follow.
The appeal, however, is not likely to spring skilling from his prison cell in Colorado.
skilling was indicted on 35 counts of fraud and insider trading related to the Enron collapse.
Yes, which leads me to a fascination with the cult leader, which is in a way what skilling was at ENRON.
“Twenty-four skillings make a mark, and a skilling is about a halfpenny English,” Ole explained.
It is near enough for our purpose to say that a mark is twenty-two cents, and a skilling one cent.
In this court, too, the butter is generally churned, under a "skilling" which covers half of it.
Of the year 1836, one writer asserts: En Daler ei gjldt mere end to norske skilling, and that many lost all their property.
A portion of the court is roofed in, and is called the "skilling."
late 12c., "power of discernment," from Old Norse skil "distinction, ability to make out, discernment, adjustment," related to skilja (v.) "to separate; discern, understand," from Proto-Germanic *skaljo- "divide, separate" (cf. Swedish skäl "reason," Danish skjel "a separation, boundary, limit," Middle Low German schillen "to differ," Middle Low German, Middle Dutch schele "separation, discrimination;" see shell (n.)). Sense of "ability, cleverness" first recorded early 13c.