Thesaurus / wire-puller
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Monroe gave him a piece of paper, and the wire-puller began to make his calculations.
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But now all that was changed, and the personality of Bhagwan Singh's English wire-puller had for him a sinister significance.
It required all the skill of Bolingbroke, the wire-puller of the Opposition, to induce the two parties to unite in the assault.
"It was very astute of me, or of the wire-puller above us, to postpone my fit until the very moment you were with me," he said.
ATLANTISGERHART HAUPTMANN
"When I made the engagement, I did not know that you had become a wire-puller," he wrote briefly, in making his excuse.
The ballot alone effectively liberates the quiet citizen from the tyranny of the shouter and the wire-puller.
LIBERALISML. T. HOBHOUSE
The result of "coaching" for the occasion by some wire-puller was painfully apparent.
Francis Place was the wire-puller, to whose energy was due the abolition of the Conspiracy Laws in 1824.

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