1 Other people might call his utterances treachery but, to Scarlett, they always rang with common sense and truth.
2 And Carreen was too stunned by grief and her hurt at Ashley's treachery to interfere.
3 He laughed, too, throwing back his head as though he enjoyed laughter, thinking her mirth came from the friendly treachery of the men who had given Melly's secret away.
4 A chill of fear passed over Miss Bart: a sense of remembered treachery that was like the gleam of a knife in the dusk.
5 But her dismay at Mrs. Westlake's treachery had risen to active dread.
6 They felt it might be a being partially benighted in the vale of ignorance, but it could not be one who would willingly devote his rich natural gifts to the purposes of wanton treachery.
7 As Duncan dared not retort upon his accuser by reminding him of his own premeditated treachery, and disdained to deprecate his resentment by any words of apology, he remained silent.
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8 The youth's eyes had instantly turned in the direction indicated by the awakened and agitated lieutenant, and he had seen the haze of treachery disclosing a body of soldiers of the enemy.
9 They did not know which was more shocking--the treachery of the animals who had leagued themselves with Snowball, or the cruel retribution they had just witnessed.
10 But for me it seems a ghastly treachery to the unborn creature.
11 For the next eight or ten months, Oliver was the victim of a systematic course of treachery and deception.
12 That he had, from his birth, displayed no better qualities than treachery, ingratitude, and malice.
13 She could not endure the idea of treachery or levity, or anything akin to ill usage between him and his friend.
14 And yet it would be the blackest treachery to Holmes to draw back now from the part which he had intrusted to me.
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15 No doubt they want his professional services, but, having used him, they may be inclined to punish him for what they will regard as his treachery.
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