King Cotton is a profound statesman, and knows what measures will best sustain his throne.
At home, the Government confessed the powerlessness of King Cotton by a change of its attitude toward export.
We set up a monarch, too, King Cotton, and hedged him with a divinity surpassing that of earthly potentates.
The treasures of the rich South, the wealth of King Cotton, all wasted uselessly.
So unshakeable was the illusion in 1861, that King Cotton had England in his grip!
For a time, King Cotton never had more loyal subjects, than those who then controlled the press and government of England.
The comparative failure of the Erlanger loan marks the downfall of King Cotton.
For generations the black man, as a crude laborer, raised "King Cotton" in the cottonfields of the South.
There was a new monarch, King Cotton, and his empire depended upon slaves.
Price of common cotton cloth to-day; what makes it so cheap; "King Cotton."