The main evil of watered stock lies not in the presence of water, but in the concealment or coloring of that liquid.
Two lots my brother never saw and never sold; decidedly "watered stock."
The "granger" element, for instance, would cut off the holder of "watered stock" with a shilling.
They might have reason to be mad if they owned the farms, instead of their watered stock.
But Id be no better off if I only got the same actual return on a larger amount of what would be watered stock.
The capitalists take away our forests and water-courses and mineral treasures and give us watered stock in return.
Then came Jacob, who "watered stock" and enriched himself with the spoil of Laban.
When they sell a lot of watered stock on Wall Street would you expect to find a mermaid in it?
Noah was the largest individual holder of watered stock during his age.
Heard of the Keystone Central, he observedlot of watered stock and new people trying to squeeze out the old shareholders.