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How to use the word Barons in a Sentence?

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It is now affecting our politics because money earned from drugs is going into politics, you have drug barons who are now sponsoring politicians, or who (are) in fact going into politics themselves.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

Found on Reuters
9 years ago

King John and the barons would surely have been astonished that over time Magna Carta came to be regarded as one of the most important constitutional documents in our history, king John and the barons would not have believed that barons' lists of demands would become a symbol of democracy, justice, Human Rights and perhaps above all, the rule of law for the whole world. But King John and the barons is exactly what has happened.

John Dyson

Found on Reuters
9 years ago

The super rich? They don't pay this tax. They have a legion of lawyers and tax planners. They have charitable trusts and foundations, these are family-owned, hard-working, risk-taking, determined Americans who are building their business, their farm, their ranch. These are not, as we will hear today, the Paris Hiltons and robber barons of the Teddy Roosevelt days.

Kevin Brady

Found on FOX News
9 years ago

Civilization is drugs, alcohol, engines of war, prostitution, machines and machine slaves, low wages, bad food, bad taste, prisons, reformatories, lunatic asylums, divorce, perversion, brutal sports, suicides, infanticide, cinema, quackery, demagogy, strikes, lockouts, revolutions, putsches, colonization, electric chairs, guillotines, sabotage, floods, famine, disease, gangsters, money barons, horse racing, fashion shows, poodle dogs, chow dogs, Siamese cats, condoms, peccaries, syphilis, gonorrhea, insanity, neuroses, etc., etc.

Henry Miller

added by anonymous
10 years ago

Of all tyrannies a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.

Clive Staples Lewis

added by anonymous
14 years ago

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