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How to use robber barons in a sentence
The Robber Nerds, like the robber barons, have given tons of money to charity.Up To a Point: Robber Barons Make Way For Robber Nerds | P. J. O’Rourke | August 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In an astoundingly brief time, the Party of Lincoln became the Party of robber barons.
He'll have the robber barons squirmin' on the griddle pretty quick, an' wheat'll go straight to a dollar a bushel, sure!The Candidate | Joseph Alexander Altsheler
And let me tell you that of all the robber barons of music, Wagner was the worst.Old Fogy | James Huneker
I might paraphrase the slogan of the robber barons of the middle ages.The New Avatar and The Destiny of the Soul | Jirah D. Buck