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A mass private sector defection of lawyers, scholars and financialists into the public sphere could impact politics and policy in tantalizing ways.
T.e fact was that Mr. Kruger, having brought his State to a condition of bankruptcy almost identical with that which existed when Sir T. Shepstone annexed the T.ansvaal, was struggling to carry on a divided scheme, that of grabbing with both hands from the Uitlander financialists, while endeavouring to maintain with close-fisted obstinacy the exclusiveness, irresponsibility, and bigotry of the primitive trekker.
South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6) From the Foundation of Cape Colony to the Boer Ultimatum of 9th Oct. 1899 Louis Creswicke
Half the shares were subscribed for by the Hebrew financialists, and the other half was credited to the Blancs as the price of their concession.
The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims, In All Times and Countries, especially in England and in France 1870
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