Both the dust itself and its secondary effects are getter closer to us all the time.
All his life he had been a getter of money, or so the world held him.
If he had come on working as a getter, I should ha' been nowhere; he's a weigher now and makes fat, and his muscles are flabby.
Just to make sure of cleaning up the last infinitesimal traces, though, I'm going to flash a getter charge of tantalum in it.
Because he's a rather clever old scoundrel, and he'll know that I'm a succeeder—a getter.
Thus the getter lived without work and taught the loser the uselessness of further exercise.