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But great Cronos the wily took courage and answered his dear mother:
492-506) After that, the strength and glorious limbs of the prince increased quickly, and as the years rolled on, great Cronos the wily was beguiled by the deep suggestions of Earth, and brought up again his offspring, vanquished by the arts and might of his own son, and he vomited up first the stone which he had swallowed last.
But wily Prometheus answered him, smiling softly and not forgetting his cunning trick:
These despised themselves, as being the dupes of a wily fraud, a guileful snake in the grass.
I too might ask I too might enquire I too might listen with a beating heart to fables which the wily strollers devise to cheat us into hospitality but no The son who has disobeyed me is no longer mine; nor will I concern myself more for his fate than for that of the most worthless among the millions that ever shaped the cross on their shoulder, rushed into excess and blood-guiltiness, and called it an accomplishment of the will of God.
A thousand thoughts at once suggested themselves to him on the subject of this new adventure, and it struck him as being ill done and worse advised in him to expose himself to the danger of breaking his plighted faith to his lady; and said he to himself, "Who knows but that the devil, being wily and cunning, may be trying now to entrap me with a duenna, having failed with empresses, queens, duchesses, marchionesses, and countesses?
This time Tarzan saw the pock-marked old owner of the ape, whom he did not recognize as the wily Paulvitch of former days.
Wily Fox is a private detective called in by Charlie Cheetah, the producer of 'Megachef', the biggest television show in Asia.
When the city's animal residents start going missing, she teams up with a wily fox (Jason Bateman) as the plucky bunny is given 48 hours to crack the case by the station chief (Idris Elba).
I think Johansson did try unsuccessfully to unseat wily Sepp as head of Fifa.
FLY FLYING Squad hard man DI Jack Regan and sidekick egan and sidekick George Carter hunt a gang of wily hunt a gang of wily European thieves led by slippery Francis led by slippery Francis Allen in The Sweeney (Channel 4, tonight, 9pm).
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