Canadians, I truly believe, are not mercenary beings.
Critics called him mercenary and his unhurried, self-possessed manner could make him unfathomable.
I am placing an ad in Soldier of Fortune magazine to hire a mercenary to kill me at this very moment.
Even in this mercenary age, with the entire football agenda being driven by money, that might be too much for the clubs concerned to contemplate.
The player is always a soldier, a mercenary on the player's base.
It becomes an authentic spiritual experience only if it is totally free from selfish and mercenary interests on the part of those who facilitate it.
When the public purse snapped shut, they resorted to ever more mercenary ways of earning a crust.
Not unconnected with these two mercenary characters are the Cohens, the family with whom the saintly Mordecai lodges.
Being in the Army, the mercenary had maps of every conceivable place on the planet.
We positively celebrate mercenary motives these days in most areas of life.