[Julian Castle] had had a dazzling talent for spending millions without increasing mankind's stores of anything but chagrin. (40.5)
"And you think things will be better in San Lorenzo?"
"I know damn well they will be. The people down there are poor enough and scared enough and ignorant enough to have some common sense!" (42.7-8)
"It was an iron chair a man had been roasted alive in," said Crosby. "He was roasted for murdering his son."
"Only, after they roasted him," Hazel recalled blandly, "they found out he hadn't murdered his son after all." (43.34-35)