This character is both mentor and manipulator, which makes him complicated—and interesting.
Much, of course, depends on the quality of the woods and the expertness of the manipulator.
"You can take that manipulator off in an hour or so," he told me.
But there is one disappointment often awaiting the manipulator of mankind.
Even so masterful a manipulator of men as Cecil Rhodes failed with him.
The Fuzzies took the manipulator quite calmly the next morning.
He considered himself, and indeed he was, above all things, a manipulator of men.
Yet this boy was declared by the manipulator to have a decided talent for mathematics.
The process and order of what is known to the manipulator as "general massage" follows.
As a colorist and a manipulator of paint, he places him with Sebastiano del Piombo—that is, among the mediocrities.