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Gone with the Wind
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  • Though perhaps that is merely a synonym for mercenary.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I think you're a mercenary rascal—just like the Yankees.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I'm going to be a rich man when this war is over, Scarlett, because I was farsighted—pardon me, mercenary.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I think you are vile and mercenary," said Scarlett, but her remark was automatic.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mercenary?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Any loyal Confederate who had a thousand dollars in cash in 1861 could have done what I did, but how few were mercenary enough to take advantage of their opportunities!  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a mercenary soldier
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