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Railway King

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George Hudson, of Yorkshire, chairman of the North Midland Company, and for a time the Dictator of the railway speculations. In one day he cleared the large sum of £100,000. It was the Rev. Sydney Smith who gave him this designation. (1800–1871.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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