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If, on the other hand, they chose to-night to sit far back inside the room, then the chances were that I should hear little or nothing--and in that case, I must run the far more serious risk of trying to outwit them downstairs.
It is easy to outwit a furnace, for it is nothing but a raging element; and it is not always difficult to throw a grizzly bear from his scent, for the creatur' is both enlightened and blinded by his instinct; but to shut the eyes of a waking Teton is a matter of greater judgment, inasmuch as his deviltry is backed by reason.
He reluctantly departs, but his wrongs weigh upon his spirit, and by-and-by when an opportunity comes to redress them, he outwits Mamma by a shrewd bargain.
This time, mischievous Peter and his cousin Benjamin are trying once again to outwit the hapless Mr McGregor who has been diligently fattening up his turkey This time, mischievous Peter and his cousin Benjamin are trying once again to outwit the hapless Mr McGregor who has been diligently fattening up his turkey William in preparation for a seasonal feast.
The gentle teasing of his brothers, the comradeship of Aya and Yoshi and the support of his parents help Hiro persevere to deal with the difficult situations that the group face as they work together to outwit the cunning Fujita and his followers.
And team-mate Geraint Thomas has promised a helping hand in the battle to outwit holder Alberto Contador.
Build up resources such as health, people, love and money, then use them against your opponents, while playing wildcards to try and outwit other players.
ANTICS First stirring of a springtime day, From kitchen crevice, crack and hole, An ant column is on the way, A single black speck comes to stay, Wee, meandering, scouting soul, First stirring of a springtime day, The army swarms - brook no delay, Your kitchen is a tasty stroll, An ant column is on the way, Across the threshold poison lay, Ensure your food is healthy, whole, First stirring of a springtime day, Try to outwit them as you may, You always pay a heavy toll, An ant column is on the way, Soldiers sprout wings, fly far away, But let another year unfold, First stirring of a springtime day, An ant column is on the way.
Like any good popular history, it puts the reader squarely in the action, planning thrust and defense amid tangled woodlands and swamps, with families to protect and a wily foe to outwit.
Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1), which causes cold sores, uses a short, double-stranded RNA to outwit a cell's defensive measures.
Esther, who hid her Jewish identity, became the empire's queen and with the help of a relative and guardian named Mordecai managed to outwit Haman, a court adviser plotting a mass murder of the empire's Jews.
But one of them works wonders for Wally, transforming him from bog-standard ruminant into a sharp cookie with the mental firepower to outwit the police, the Army, his white-coat wearing creators and a band of international terrorists.