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- n. Alternative form of big business.
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Curse all telexes and all telephones and curse Struan's and curse Hong Kong and curse all parties and all hangers-on and oh how I wish we could leave forever and forget Hong Kong and forget work and the Noble House and Big Business and the Pacific Rim and the stock market and all curs — "Motherrrrr!"
The late Mark Hanna, the shrewdest and most far-seeing man that Big Business ever brought into power, said that in twenty years there would be two parties in America, a capitalist and a socialist; and that it would be the Catholic church that would save the country from Socialism.
But the Holy Office was shrewd and socially ambitious, and the Grand Old Party was desperately in need of votes, so under the régimé of Mark Hanna, the President-Maker, there began a rapprochement between Big Business and the New Inquisition.