artifice

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  • To win her a husband by artifice is to a woman a thing quite natural. Cited from Hints for Lovers, by Arnold Haultain
  • Therefore, water only is necessary, and no artifice can produce a better drink. Cited from Burroughs' Encyclopaedia, 1889, by Barkham Burroughs
  • It is true that there is both art and artifice in his methods? Cited from Contemporary American Literature, John Matthews Manly and Edith Rickert
  • Overcome first all his enemies by arms, and all his friends afterwards by artifice? Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. I, Part E, by David Hume
  • The old lady had managed to make him think that -- by what artifice I knew not. Cited from The Indiscretion of the Duchess, by Anthony Hope
  • I have never seen the social art carried farther without suggestion of artifice. Cited from Crucial Instances, by Edith Wharton
  • Gray makes use of the same artifice, and with the same success. Cited from The Function Of The Poet And Other Essays, by James Russell Lowell
  • But, when brought from the country to Paris, her power, or her artifice, failed. Cited from Cock Lane and Common-Sense, by Andrew Lang
  • If we are to apply art to great work we must distinguish art from artifice. Cited from Principles of Freedom, by Terence J. MacSwiney
  • That would simply put the creature up to some new artifice. Cited from Pebbles on the Shore, by Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner)
  • By these and various other artifices she endeavored to gain her first victory. Cited from The Teacher, by Jacob Abbott
  • It has taken me many years to realize the importance of this artifice. Cited from The Art of the Story-Teller, by Marie L. Shedlock
  • They did not come to the chance of a general battle, which the enemy tried by every artifice to bring about. Cited from The History of Rome; Vol II, Books 9 to 26, by Titus Livius
  • These more capital artifices I branch out into lesser ones, without number. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9),by Samuel Richardson
  • Most of these views the father would only see reflected in an artifice, the living room windows.
  • And craft might turn into artifices of a kind which would be noble and fine. Cited from This Simian World, by Clarence Day Jr
  • For the last time let us change our artifices. Cited from The Wonders Of Instinct, by J H Fabre
  • The artifice of painting is old enough to die; it is time the art was born. Cited from Christie Johnstone, by Charles Reade
  • His artifices will ever lay my fame and happiness at his mercy. Cited from Stories by Modern American Authors: Scribners Ed.
  • In the whole course of the education of her son and daughter, she has pursued a system of artifice. Cited from Tales and Novels, Vol. V, by Maria Edgeworth
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