1 "Certainly, women alone know how to dissimulate," said Monte Cristo to himself, glancing at Madame Danglars, who was smiling on the procureur, and embracing his wife.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 62. Ghosts.
2 Habituated as she was to dissimulation through endeavoring to copy her husband in all his actions, these emotions were more than she could endure.
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3 This, without any dissimulation, and also without any exaggeration, is the truth about Louis Philippe.
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4 The latter, as he did not see, could not be seen; he took advantage of this fact to abandon all dissimulation and to walk very rapidly.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—THE "SPUN" MAN
5 Anne of Austria believed that Louis XIII knew all, and that the cardinal had persuaded him to employ this long dissimulation of seven or eight days, which, likewise, was characteristic.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasGet Context In 17 BONACIEUX AT HOME
6 Cedric was no ready practiser of the art of dissimulation, and would at this moment have been much the better of a hint from Wamba's more fertile brain.
7 Adept as she was, in all the arts of cunning and dissimulation, the girl Nancy could not wholly conceal the effect which the knowledge of the step she had taken, wrought upon her mind.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER XLIV
8 Thus the Genoese, subtle as he was, was duped by Edmond, in whose favor his mild demeanor, his nautical skill, and his admirable dissimulation, pleaded.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 22. The Smugglers.
9 This Krogstad, now, has been persistently poisoning his own children with lies and dissimulation; that is why I say he has lost all moral character.
10 The protective instinct always nerved her to successful dissimulation, and it was not the first time she had used her beauty to divert attention from an inconvenient topic.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 10