Why, you'll be more comfortable here by yourself," said the artful
Godfrey: "I'll leave you here till your sister can come.
continued the artful
confident of that Prince, ``we acknowledge him a strong and valiant knight; but these are not the days of King Arthur, when a champion could encounter an army.
He mentioned it in a very artful
manner at council, where I was told that some of the wisest appeared, at least by their silence, to be of my opinion; but others, who were my secret enemies, could not forbear some expressions which, by a side-wind, reflected on me.
cabal in that council would be able to distract and to enervate the whole system of administration.
Now therefore the artful
Irregular whom I described above as the real author of this diabolical Bill, determined at one blow to lower the status of the Hierarchy by forcing them to submit to the pollution of Colour, and at the same time to destroy their domestic opportunities of training in the Art of Sight Recognition, so as to enfeeble their intellects by depriving them of their pure and colourless homes.
Then, indeed, the affair began to look black; and when inquiries were made, and the penniless clerk was found to have amassed thousands of dollars, and kept them secretly in a rival establishment, the stoutest of his friends abandoned him, the books were overhauled for traces of ancient and artful
fraud, and though none were found, there still prevailed a general impression of loss.
creature at once comprehended that she was injuring herself by allowing him thus to read her soul; she collected her features, and in a complaining voice said: "In the name of heaven, sir, tell me if it is to you, if it is to your government, if it is to an enemy I am to attribute the violence that is done me?
It is your mother's fault not ours, for she is a very artful
resumed Mazarin, with his artful
smile; "from pure zeal and devotion then?
That Daedalus was a very cunning workman; but of all his artful
contrivances, this labyrinth is the most wondrous.
From the moment that Adrienne had purchased me, this artful
woman had never lost sight of the intended victim.
Lippet conducted an artful
cross-examination of these two witnesses, but, after consuming much time, was compelled to relinquish the attempt to obtain any advantage, in despair.