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- In jail or prison.
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Let me quote another prophet who is now behind bars -- Alexander Berkman, in his "Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist", discussing the same subject of plutocratic pretension:
Lucky for Gordie, he was safely behind bars in the county jail.
We've put your money-lending friend Tuffnell and his partner through the mill and had the Fraud Squad examine their books until we know as much about their business as they do themselves: we could have them both behind bars in a week but I just can't be bothered.