1 He rings every coin to find a counterfeit.
2 But, alas, it was again the case of the honest merchant, who finds that the genuine and unadulterated article is driven to the wall by the artistic counterfeit.
3 At this favorable moment the counterfeit conjurers disappeared.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 25
4 A wretched man, being at the end of his resources, had coined counterfeit money, out of love for a woman, and for the child which he had had by her.
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5 That the prioress had told him to bring his brother on the following evening, after the counterfeit interment in the cemetery.
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6 "It may be counterfeit," said Athos.
7 Gatsby, his hands still in his pockets, was reclining against the mantelpiece in a strained counterfeit of perfect ease, even of boredom.
8 All the known incidents of their love were enlarged, distorted, touched up, and modified, till the original reality bore but a slight resemblance to the counterfeit presentation by surrounding tongues.
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9 'All of a shiver,' said Mr. Dick, counterfeiting that affection and making his teeth chatter.
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10 The Mohican started on his feet, and shook his shaggy covering, as though the animal he counterfeited was about to make some desperate effort.
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11 This fellow Hayes had shod his horses with shoes which counterfeited the tracks of cows.
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12 The counterfeits of the past assume false names, and gladly call themselves the future.
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13 Sometimes the populace counterfeits fidelity to itself.
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14 They were bandits, counterfeiters, poisoners, incendiaries, murderers, parricides.
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15 Nothing can be more melancholy than these reprisals in painting, by a pack of cards, in the presence of stakes for the roasting of smugglers and of the cauldron for the boiling of counterfeiters.
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