1 I acted in the capacity of backer, or best-man, to the bridegroom; while a little limp pew-opener in a soft bonnet like a baby's, made a feint of being the bosom friend of Miss Skiffins.
Great Expectations By Charles DickensGet Context In Chapter LV
2 I recollect being very much surprised by the feint everybody made, then, of not having been to sleep at all, and by the uncommon indignation with which everyone repelled the charge.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
3 The attack on Hougomont was something of a feint; the plan was to draw Wellington thither, and to make him swerve to the left.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE QUID OBSCURUM OF BATTLES
4 They placed themselves on guard; the stranger made a feint and a lunge, and that so rapidly that when Monsieur Porthos came to the PARADE, he had already three inches of steel in his breast.
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5 Young as he was, however, he had sense enough to make a feint of feeling great regret at going away.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER II
6 For he never means to swallow a single limb; he only thinks to terrify by feints.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 100. Leg and Arm.
7 The king and the cardinal are the best of friends; their apparent bickerings are only feints to deceive fools.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasGet Context In 3 THE AUDIENCE