McBain's De Witt Clinton and the Origin of the Spoils System in New York (New York, 1907).
The auction continued in full swing, the outdoor area crowded with bargain seekers, their acquired spoils piled high about them.
"It's the steam that spoils them," he added, stretching out his feet toward the fire.
He would also ferry them back when the auction was finished, hauling home the spoils of the sale.
message from the empress in 565, he is said to have invited this fiercest and rudest of the Teutonic clans to seize the spoils of Italy.