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She thought it wisest to make her way as best she could out of the forest, and then to pursue the fugitives once more and accomplish their destruction either by force or cunning.
In things that a man would not be seen in himself, it is a point of cunning, to borrow the name of the world; as to say, The world says, or There is a speech abroad.
She must be contemplating some cunning strategy, I thought, and so I fought on secure in the belief that my divine princess stood close behind me.
Quoth he, "Thou cunning Friar, thou hast me fair and fast enow.
Lavrushka was one of those coarse, bare-faced lackeys who have seen all sorts of things, consider it necessary to do everything in a mean and cunning way, are ready to render any sort of service to their master, and are keen at guessing their master's baser impulses, especially those prompted by vanity and pettiness.
For some reason," said Glinda, "we have failed to find this cunning old Mombi; so I fear our expedition will prove a failure.
The jungle was wide; but wide too were the experience and cunning of Tarzan.
What if he was a young, powerful, cunning, and ferocious beast?
For the glance was full of cunning, the low cunning of the lunatic criminal.
We were not fighters like them; we were cunning and cowardly, and it was because of our cunning and cowardice, and our inordinate capacity for fear, that we survived in that frightfully hostile environment of the Younger World.
Of what worth are your courage and cunning, when you have no seed to make your courage and cunning live again?
The life of his body, and of every fibre of his body, the life that was the very substance of his body and that was apart from his own personal life, had yearned toward this light and urged his body toward it in the same way that the cunning chemistry of a plant urges it toward the sun.