Money-maker


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Mon´ey-mak`er


n.1.One who coins or prints money; also, a counterfeiter of money.
2.One who accumulates money or wealth; specifically, one who makes money-getting his governing motive.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Then, I continued, no physician, in so far as he is a physician, considers his own good in what he prescribes, but the good of his patient; for the true physician is also a ruler having the human body as a subject, and is not a mere money-maker; that has been admitted?
And it's a good one, a money-maker. Straighten up a moment." With his hands he began feeling out her shoulders and back under her jacket.
I left you--long after that time, remember--and, for some poor trickery that came within the law, but was nothing to what you money-makers daily practise just outside its bounds, was sent away a convict for seven years.