hide the truth

See: perjure
References in classic literature ?
So they dared no longer hide the truth from her, but said it was the will of Heaven, and that her birth was only the innocent cause of it; but the little girl mourned sadly about it every day, and thought herself bound to do all she could to bring her brothers back; and she had neither rest nor ease, till at length one day she stole away, and set out into the wide world to find her brothers, wherever they might be, and free them, whatever it might cost her.
But they resolved also to hide the truth from the Earl.
Not to hide the truth, Mistress Hester, my thoughts happen just now to be busy with the gentleman.
Hide the truth as you may (I said), a time will come when our child will know what you are keeping from her now.
Polly looked up to thank him, but never did, for there was something deeper than gratitude in the honest blue eyes, that could not hide the truth entirely.
Sparsit, in point of high connexions, you are on a level with the aristocracy, - did I say, or did I not say, to that fellow, "you can't hide the truth from me: you are not the kind of fellow I like; you'll come to no good"?
Because, Hetty, you are shutting up your soul against him, by trying to hide the truth.
And possibly, too, he hoped by his rude and sneering behaviour to hide the truth from others.
It is long past time that House Republicans end this charade and cease their campaign of obstruction and cover-up to hide the truth about the Trump-Russia scandal.
It is claimed medical records were tampered with to hide the truth and patients were not warned of known risks.
Talking to media persons here, he said hurdles are being created in the way of JIT to hide the truth.
The BBC is to be applauded for this production, but let's hope that the easily offended don't let their complaints hide the truth.