He thought his hush money might fairly be considered his own secret.
Genslinger, after pocketing the Governor's hush money, had "sold him out."
But it isn't a loan, or hush money, or anything of the sort;—just hope money.
They would call it, and perhaps rightly, hush money to his conscience.
But it is notorious that peculations, hush money, and bribes from privates often ...