In each bear attack, we see some leading man mangled on the financial rack. While the victim's fingers are not pulled out, as was the method of the Spanish inquisition; and while the torture chamber is not now in... Confidence, Or, National Suicide? - Page 71by Arthur Edward Stilwell - 1911 - 160 pagesFull view
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Charles William Gerstenberg - Corporations - 1915 - 1008 pages
...the commerce and prosperity of our country have been forced to pay tribute to the financial raiders. Pirates of the North African coast, in the fifties,...compared to the demands and exactions of these bear leaders, that it makes the African pirates of old seem meek as Sunday-school teachers. In each bear...