villainy


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What diabolical villainy you have performed here," said Porthos, when the officer had rejoined his companions and the four friends found themselves alone.
If ever Ulysses while he was here burned you fat thigh bones of sheep or heifer, bear it in mind now as in my favour, and save my darling son from the villainy of the suitors.
He has more manners of villainy, and no more conscience than an Italian prince of the seventeenth century.
I marvelled at the villainy of my tone as I spoke, but it was only assumed.
There has been some villainy here," said Holmes; "this beauty has guessed Miss Hunter's intentions and has carried his victim off.
There's foul play somewhere, and there's black villainy brewing, to that I'll swear.
With houses looking on, on every side, save where a reeking little tunnel of a court gives access to the iron gate--with every villainy of life in action close on death, and every poisonous element of death in action close on life--here they lower our dear brother down a foot or two, here sow him in corruption, to be raised in corruption: an avenging ghost at many a sick-bedside, a shameful testimony to future ages how civilization and barbarism walked this boastful island together.
He, too, sensed the villainy behind the smooth words.
We expected to make our fortunes out of hand, and we had reckoned without the vermin and the villainy which rendered us more than ever impatient of delay.
Then we went to Ischia, but I had already been to that island and tired myself to death "resting" a couple of days and studying human villainy, with the landlord of the Grande Sentinelle for a model.
He realized, of course, that the trick which had laid suspicion upon him would greatly delay the discovery of the truth, but little did he guess to what vast proportions had the results of the villainy of Astok of Dusar already grown.
I think that the thing can be accomplished, for I was a guest of the raider's before I knew the nature of the man, and those at the camp are not aware that I turned against him when I discovered his villainy.