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Nor did his looks belie his reputation and his manner.
cried Fan, as Polly paused to look at the picture, which appeared to regard her with a grave, steady look, which seemed rather to belie her assertions.
He struck me as stupid, and yet the deftness with which he worked with his one hand seemed to belie his stupidity.
Plough in the spring; but fallow broken up in the summer will not belie your hopes.
Neither, when the door was opened, did the inside appear to belie the outward promise, as there was faded carpeting on the stairs and faded oil-cloth in the passage; in addition to which discomforts a gentleman Ruler was smoking hard in the front parlour
But it is the fault of our rhetoric that we cannot strongly state one fact without seeming to belie some other.
Upon my word, sir," cries Sophia, "I must belie my heart wickedly if I did.
Do not belie the intelligence I see in your face by judging from my appearance of my ability to defeat your troubles.
Then they became friendly, and played about in the nervous, half- coy way with which fierce beasts belie their fierceness.
And thus speak ye of yourselves in your intercourse, and belie your neighbour with yourselves.
But she conquered all my modesty, and all my fears; and in a little time, by the help of this confederate, I grew as impudent a thief, and as dexterous as ever Moll Cutpurse was, though, if fame does not belie her, not half so handsome.
It all started in 2005, when Belie's friend, director Tom Shadyac of Liar, Liar and Patch Adams fame, handed the young Sundance award-winning Belie a NewYork Times article indicating that the United States ranked 23rd on a list of happiest countries.