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He was only twenty-six, but he was all man, a secret terror and delight to the financier, who alternated between pride in his son's aeroplane feats and fear for an untimely and terrible end.
He turned, and across the court-room the eyes of the financier and the stenographer met.
The little shrunken financier was intensely delighted to have questions asked him, and he scraped together information, by frugal processes, and took notes, in his little greasy pocket-book, of incidents which might interest his munificent friend.
A forger from the state prison seizes the arm of a distinguished financier.
He was an international politician and financier - a nobody.
A short railway journey and a shorter walk brought us to Fairbank, the modest residence of the great financier.
Mr Harrogate, the great financier, did indeed enter the room, but nobody looked at him.
He revolted at the bare idea of such a thing, and, besides, he hated the financier too cordially.
My friends," he said unsteadily, "let me explain to you, as shortly as I can, what an uncertain position is that of a great financier.
He was a theatrical agent and financier of stock companies, whom he knew very well by sight.
Well the greatest portion of the press were screeching in all possible tones, like a confounded company of parrots instructed by some devil with a taste for practical jokes, that the financier de Barral was helping the great moral evolution of our character towards the newly-discovered virtue of Thrift.
That venerable financier, however, still seemed struggling with portions of his well-lined attire, and at length produced from a very interior tail-coat pocket, a black oval case which he radiantly explained to be his Christmas present for his god-daughter.