It was the same with the gambling-house keeper and the poolroom man, and the same with any other man or woman who had a means of getting "graft," and was willing to pay over a share of it: the green-goods man and the highwayman, the pickpocket and the sneak thief, and the receiver of stolen goods, the seller of adulterated milk, of stale fruit and diseased meat, the proprietor of unsanitary tenements, the fake doctor and the usurer, the beggar and the "pushcart man," the prize fighter and the professional slugger, the race-track "tout," the procurer, the white-slave agent, and the expert
seducer of young girls.
Aristotle's Politics, then, is a handbook for the legislator, the expert
who is to be called in when a state wants help.
But if you desire it, come to me tomorrow morning, bring witnesses and writing experts
with you, and I will prove the absolute truth of my story.
During the first four days, while no duties were required of him, Prince Andrew rode round the whole fortified camp and, by the aid of his own knowledge and by talks with experts
, tried to form a definite opinion about it.
Willoughby, of course, extolled the virtues of his ship, and quoted what had been said of her by experts
and distinguished passengers, for he loved his own possessions.
He had wondered just what was precisely the reason for the Guggenhammers and the big English concerns sending in their high-salaried experts
Daughtry did not savvee, and shook his head, while Ah Moy's slant eyes betrayed none of the anxiety and fear with which he privily gazed on Kwaque's two permanently bent fingers of the left hand and on Kwaque's forehead, between the eyes, where the skin appeared a shade darker, a trifle thicker, and was marked by the first beginning of three short vertical lines or creases that were already giving him the lion-like appearance, the leonine face so named by the experts
and technicians of the fell disease.
Pillars of the ministry, experts
in all manners and customs bureaucratic, well-warmed and clothed at the State's expense, growing rich by reason of their few wants, these lackeys saw completely through the government officials, collectively and individually.
The mysterious sun-sickness, which the experts
of Australia could not fathom, still ripped and tore my tissues.
To-day she was examined by the regular insanity experts
It was a serious question with these experts
whether Fleetwood was not "a little too fine.
He's got all kinds of experts
thinking and planning and working for him, some of them, I hear, getting more cash salary than the President of the United States.