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the political appointments or jobs that are at the disposal of those in power

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a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents

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And, moreover, when you come right down to the bedrock, knight-errantry is WORSE than pork; for whatever happens, the pork's left, and so somebody's benefited anyway; but when the market breaks, in a knight-errantry whirl, and every knight in the pool passes in his checks, what have you got for assets?
Such a beautiful hindquarter of pork! You are too bountiful!
Delicate Cousin Annetta standing at the dresser, with a big loaf of bread beside her and a big platterful of cold, boiled pork in front of her; and Annetta was hacking off great chunks, like Dan there, and gobbling them down as if she was starving.
The captain was desirous, however, of purchasing a number of hogs, but there were none to be had -The trade in pork was a royal monopoly, and no subject of the great Tamaahmaah dared to meddle with it.
I even conceived them lured into taking their house by the advertisement, "Conveniently situated for the Pork Emporium."
Pork, powder, and biscuit was the cargo, with only a musket and a cutlass apiece for the squire and me and Redruth and the captain.
"You need and immediate change of diet," he said; "you must eat six ounces of pork every other day."
But please don't ask me to eat anything, especially boiled pork and greens.
The chutes into which the hogs went climbed high up--to the very top of the distant buildings; and Jokubas explained that the hogs went up by the power of their own legs, and then their weight carried them back through all the processes necessary to make them into pork.