1 Frequently she flared into open wrath under his expert baiting, for she had Gerald's Irish temper along with the deceptive sweetness of face she had inherited from Ellen.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XII
2 Ever and anon a bright, but, alas, deceptive idea would dart you through.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
3 Their anxious and eager looks were baffled by the deceptive light, or rested only on naked rocks, and straight and immovable trees.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 7
4 Geometry is deceptive; the hurricane alone is trustworthy.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE QUID OBSCURUM OF BATTLES
5 There are reputations which are deceptive; one does not always know why certain generals, great in other directions, have been so popular.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
6 I know that on such occasions there is much that comes to the surface that is superficial and deceptive, but I have had experience enough not to be deceived by mere signs and fleeting enthusiasms.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonGet Context In Chapter XV.
7 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.
8 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.
Mansfield Park By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER XXVII
9 For the next eight or ten months, Oliver was the victim of a systematic course of treachery and deception.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER II
10 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.
11 But the deception could not be kept up forever.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
12 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.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan DoyleGet Context In Chapter 12. Death on the Moor
13 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.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
14 The doctor has certainly played the game for all it is worth, and one would like to know the reason for such elaborate deception.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
15 Just how early in his married life Frank learned of the deception Scarlett had used in marrying him, no one ever knew.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXXVI