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Gone with the Wind
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  • It was a situation made to order for speculators and profiteers, and men were not lacking to take advantage of it.
  • The full tide of fury against those profiteering on government contracts had not yet risen, and Rhett’s words were taken merely as evidence of his own bad breeding.
  • The doctor’s letter was the first of a chorus of indignation that was beginning to be heard all over the South against speculators, profiteers and holders of government contracts.
  • But Captain Butler says he doesn’t know anything…… Dr. Meade says they ought to hang him anyhow, only hanging is too good for a thief and a profiteer— Dear, you look so oddly!
  • His insolence is monumental and his shamelessness about his profiteering makes me boil.
  • It’s just the kind of house a profiteer would build.
  • Shouldering the shell-pitted houses patched with bits of old lumber and smoke-blackened bricks, the fine homes of the Carpetbaggers and war profiteers were rising, with mansard roofs, gables and turrets, stained-glass windows and wide lawns.

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  • OSKAR SCHINDLER HAS BEEN CALLED MANY names: scoundrel, womanizer, war profiteer, drunk.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • What must a nation like Germany do when—deprived of the colonies which might have served as its own Straits Settlements, divested of the equivalent of its own Sumatra, its own Borneo—it faces a hostile world rimmed about at the edge by international pirates and profiteers?
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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