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  • Probably those Scottish veterans, since they were finding it necessary to hang some veterans, decided that, if they had to do this, they weren't going to let any "bleedin', profiteering, black-market, double-time-for-overtime, army-dodging, unprintable" civilians have any say about it.†   (source)
  • Sometimes the children of this man, who is invariably hated by the whole district as a profiteer and an alien, are playing among the vegetables because the living quarters are just behind the shop.†   (source)
  • It's too bad about those profiteers on Rearden Metal.†   (source)
  • It was then, while in prison, that Reynolds, in an effort to ease his case, got word to three Republican members of Congress, including Senator James Monroe, that Hamilton was not only an adulterer, but, as Secretary of the Treasury, secretly profiteering with government funds.†   (source)
  • Just look at my balance sheet-and then look at the books of a certain competitor of mine, who's got all the customers, all the raw materials, all the technical advantages and a monopoly on secret formulas-then tell me who's the profiteer!†   (source)
  • It does not matter who then becomes the profiteer on his renounced glory and tormented soul, a mystic God with some incomprehensible design or any passer-by whose rotting sores are held as some inexplicable claim upon him-it does not matter, the good is not for him to understand, his duty is to crawl through years of penance, atoning for the guilt of his existence to any stray collector of unintelligible debts, his only concept of a value is a zero: the good is that which is non-man.†   (source)
  • They're profiteers of the black market who grow rich by defrauding the poor of their rightful share, at a time of desperate shortage.†   (source)
  • It's just the kind of house a profiteer would build.†   (source)
  • His insolence is monumental and his shamelessness about his profiteering makes me boil.†   (source)
  • It was a situation made to order for speculators and profiteers, and men were not lacking to take advantage of it.†   (source)
  • Always a world only for politicians, profiteers, waiters and pleasure-seekers, and not a breath of air for men?†   (source)
  • Profiteers were taking a hand and purveying at enormous prices essential foodstuffs not available in the shops.†   (source)
  • 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!†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • You're some skipper of profiteers,
    roving the high seas in his scudding craft,
    reckoning up his freight with a keen eye out
    for home-cargo, grabbing the gold he can!
    You're no athlete.†   (source)
  • And if in the end I decide to take The gift that the father wishes to make, It is only, I swear, because I fear That it could be left to a false profiteer, Or that it could be shared by those who would Use it to do evil rather than good, And who would not use it, as I'm sure I can, For the glory of God and one's fellow man.†   (source)
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