1 The wise and attentive precautions adopted for his safety touched Richard's feelings, and removed any slight grudge which he might retain on account of the deception the Outlaw Captain had practised upon him.
2 Till she had shed many tears over this deception, Fanny could not subdue her agitation; and the dejection which followed could only be relieved by the influence of fervent prayers for his happiness.
3 For the next eight or ten months, Oliver was the victim of a systematic course of treachery and deception.
4 It cannot be doubted that Sir Walter and Elizabeth were shocked and mortified by the loss of their companion, and the discovery of their deception in her.
5 But the deception could not be kept up forever.
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6 I was still rather raw over the deception which had been practised upon me, but the warmth of Holmes's praise drove my anger from my mind.
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7 I might, it is true, have reversed my boots, as I have done on similar occasions, but the sight of three sets of tracks in one direction would certainly have suggested a deception.
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8 The doctor has certainly played the game for all it is worth, and one would like to know the reason for such elaborate deception.
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9 Just how early in his married life Frank learned of the deception Scarlett had used in marrying him, no one ever knew.
10 Duncan affected not to comprehend the meaning of their repeated and violent interrogatories, while his companion was spared the effort of a similar deception by his ignorance of French.
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11 Heyward smiled to himself at the idea of a competition with the scout, though he determined to persevere in the deception, until apprised of the real designs of Magua.
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12 Cunning and deception become necessary, inevitable habits.
13 He could not have carried on a comedy of deception with her; he could not have lived with her openly.
14 Disloyalty would be as impossible to him as deception.
15 Continuing his disgraceful deception, he succeeded in the course of the afternoon in alienating the affections of my only ward.