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Whatever he had heard or read of the craft of jesuits he had put aside frankly as not borne out by his own experience.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Louis, moused around, shook his head, looked wise, and made that sort of astounding success which members of that craft usually achieve.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
I had never doubted his meanness, his craft and malice; but I fully comprehended now, for the first time, what a base, unrelenting, and revengeful spirit, must have been engendered by this early, and this long, suppression.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
A mist hung over the river, deepening the red glare of the fires that burnt upon the small craft moored off the different wharfs, and rendering darker and more indistinct the murky buildings on the banks.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Because towns are sometimes, though seldom, taken by craft, through secret practices had with their inhabitants, I think it not out of place to discuss the matter in the following Chapter, wherein I shall likewise show in how many ways the Romans were wont to make such acquisitions.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The undertaker, true to his craft, had made the best display he could of his goods, and there was a mortuary air about the place that lowered our spirits at once.
The second brother also met a man, who, when he found out what he was setting out upon, asked him what craft he meant to follow.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
For my mind was made up to sail in no other than a Nantucket craft, because there was a fine, boisterous something about everything connected with that famous old island, which amazingly pleased me.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Moreover, after looking at him one would have hazarded the guess that good nature, and an acuteness as extreme as it could be without verging on craft, formed the framework of his character.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
But savage Cacus, infatuate to leave nothing undared or unhandled in craft or crime, drives four bulls of choice shape away from their pasturage, and as many heifers of excellent beauty.
The boat, indeed, seemed to be animated with almost human intelligence, so promptly did it obey the slightest touch; and Dantes required but a short trial of his beautiful craft to acknowledge that the Genoese had not without reason attained their high reputation in the art of shipbuilding.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context