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Midas
used in Atlas Shrugged

48 uses
  • Midas Mulligan sat at his desk, with a map and a column of figures before him.
    3.10 Part 3 Chapter 10 — In the Name of the Best Among Us (93% in)
  • But that bastard Midas Mulligan put me through the wringer.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (52% in)
  • Midas Mulligan?
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (52% in)
  • Did you know Midas Mulligan?
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (52% in)
  • At odd moments, with a sudden sense of uneasiness, she had wondered-as she wondered about the stories of deserted ships found floating at sea or of sourceless lights flashing in the sky-about the disappearance of Midas Mulligan.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (53% in)
  • Midas Mulligan had once been the richest and, consequently, the most denounced man in the country.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (53% in)
  • It was rumored that one had to observe a certain unwritten rule when dealing with Midas Mulligan: if an applicant for a loan ever mentioned his personal need or any personal feeling whatever, the interview ended and he was never given another chance to speak to Mr. Mulligan.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (54% in)
  • "Why yes, I can," said Midas Mulligan, when he was asked whether he could name a person more evil than the man with a heart closed to pity.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (54% in)
  • His first name had been Michael; when a newspaper columnist of the humanitarian clique nicknamed him Midas Mulligan and the tag stuck to him as an insult, Mulligan appeared in court and petitioned for a legal change of his first name to "Midas."
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (54% in)
  • His first name had been Michael; when a newspaper columnist of the humanitarian clique nicknamed him Midas Mulligan and the tag stuck to him as an insult, Mulligan appeared in court and petitioned for a legal change of his first name to "Midas."
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (54% in)
  • These were the things Dagny had heard about Midas Mulligan; she had never met him.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (54% in)
  • Seven years ago, Midas Mulligan had vanished.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (55% in)
  • "Midas Mulligan was a vicious bastard with a dollar sign stamped on his heart," said Lee Hunsacker, in the fumes of the acrid stew.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (57% in)
  • ...testified about the bad breaks we'd all had in the past, and I quoted Mulligan saying that I couldn't even own a vegetable pushcart, and we proved that all the members of the Amalgamated Service corporation had no prestige, no credit, no way to make a living —and, therefore, the purchase of the motor factory was our only chance of livelihood-and, therefore, Midas Mulligan had no right to discriminate against us-and, therefore, we were entitled to demand a loan from him under the law.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (59% in)
  • He just sat there all through the trial like a marble statue-like one of those blindfolded marble statues, At the end, he instructed the jury to bring in a verdict in favor of Midas Mulligan-and he said some very harsh things about me and my partners.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (60% in)
  • No-thought Dagny-no, apart from the sickening feeling it gave her, this case was not much worse than any of the other things that Midas Mulligan had borne for years.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (60% in)
  • Do you remember Midas Mulligan of Chicago?
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (33% in)
  • "Miss Taggart, may I present Midas Mulligan?" said Galt.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (11% in)
  • Why, Midas met us at the landing field, drove me to my house and took Daniels with him.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (12% in)
  • "Midas told me that Miss Taggart has to be treated for shock," he said, "not for the one sustained, but for the ones to come."
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (19% in)
  • Midas Mulligan said that you work here.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (22% in)
  • Hello, Midas?
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (23% in)
  • Isn't he great-Midas Mulligan?
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (27% in)
  • She sat by Galt's side as he drove, skirting the town, to Midas Mulligan's house.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (28% in)
  • ...to point across the valley, moved like a royal scepter; her eyes followed it and she saw the terraced green of hanging gardens on a distant mountainside-"the chicken and dairy farm of Judge Narragansett"-his arm moved slowly to a long, flat stretch of greenish gold at the foot of a canyon, then to a band of violent green-"in the wheat fields and tobacco patch of Midas Mulligan"-his arm rose to a granite flank striped by glistening tiers of leaves-"in the orchards of Richard Halley."
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (31% in)
  • Midas called two doctors immediately-Hendricks for you, and me for your plane.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (31% in)
  • Did you ever know Midas Mulligan to make a bad investment?
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (45% in)
  • Who's the Company, besides Midas Mulligan?" she asked.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (48% in)
  • It's minted by Midas Mulligan.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (49% in)
  • After a while, she asked, in the tone of a dryly statistical inquiry, "How much of a fortune has Midas Mulligan amassed in this valley?"
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (50% in)
  • Midas Mulligan met them at the door.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (63% in)
  • "Gentlemen-Taggart Transcontinental," said Midas Mulligan.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (64% in)
  • "You have belonged here for a long time, Miss Taggart," said Midas Mulligan.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (65% in)
  • "Shut up," said Midas Mulligan, looking at her bowed head with anxious concern.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (67% in)
  • "My business, Miss Taggart?" said Midas Mulligan.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (70% in)
  • Akston quit on the principle of sound banking," said Midas Mulligan.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (81% in)
  • Then Midas Mulligan.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (90% in)
  • It's the destruction of Colorado that started the growth of this valley," said Midas Mulligan.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (92% in)
  • Wait till Midas sees the amount I have to deposit.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (7% in)
  • I got off and spent the night hitchhiking my way to Colorado, bumming rides on trucks, on buggies, on horse carts, to get there on time-to get to our meeting place, I mean, where we gather for Midas' ferry plane to pick us up and bring us here.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (15% in)
  • I was the first man to whom Midas sold land in this valley.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (29% in)
  • "If you change your mind," said Francisco, "I'll hire you on the spot—or Midas will give you a loan in five minutes to finance that railroad, if you want to own it yourself."
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (67% in)
  • They parted at the bottom of the trail; he went to keep an appointment with Midas Mulligan, while she went to Hammond's Market with a list of items for the evening's dinner as the sole concern of her world.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (75% in)
  • She looked at the faces of the four men in the soft twilight of Mulligan's living room: Galt, whose face had the serene, impersonal attentiveness of a scientist-Francisco, whose face was made expressionless by the hint of a smile, the kind of smile that would fit either answerHugh Akston who looked compassionately gentle-Midas Mulligan, who had asked the question with no touch of rancor in his voice.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (80% in)
  • "Let it go till day after tomorrow, Miss Taggart," said Midas Mulligan.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (82% in)
  • "You're leaving as our friend," said Midas Mulligan, "and we'll be fighting everything you'll do, because we know you're wrong, but it's not you that we'll be damning."
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (87% in)
  • It had grown dark, when they left Midas Mulligan's.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (89% in)
  • On the royalties Midas Mulligan pays me for his powerhouse, for the ray screen, for the radio transmitter and a few other jobs of that kind.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (42% in)

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