he cunningly

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  • He cunningly tried to get the box before starting -- his cunning, poor youth, was not very deep! Cited from Green Mansions, by W. H. Hudson
  • He cunningly found a means of opening his master's private cabinet, and of using his master's best instruments by stealth. Cited from Rousseau, Volumes 1 and 2, by John Morley
  • Nobody would smell the tobacco, he thought, if he cunningly opened the window and kept his head and pipe in the fresh air. Cited from Vanity Fair, by William Thackeray
  • He cunningly acquired the sources of raw supply, especially the essentials to national defence; for he overlooked nothing. Cited from The War After the War, by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
  • Here Hubert watched, clad in light mail was he, and he cunningly kept in the shadow. Cited from The House of Walderne, by A. D. Crake
  • "Every window barred, every door is sealed but this!" he cunningly reflected as he paused at the front entrance. Cited from In Old Kentucky, by Edward Marshall and Charles T. Dazey
  • Having, however, exhausted all his military resources, he cunningly strove to entice Richard from Wales to Ireland. Cited from The History of England, by T.F. Tout
  • He cunningly discerned an enemy in Racey and tried to shoot him. Cited from The Heart of the Range, by William Patterson White
  • But he cunningly kept himself aloof from such taunts. Cited from Japanese Literature, by Various
  • But if Balcom knew anything, he cunningly concealed it. Cited from The Master Mystery, by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  • It is generally reckoned as one of his most skilful tricks that in telling a story he cunningly leaves a few stray ends, which are never taken up. Cited from Hours in a Library, Volume I (of III), by Leslie Stephen
  • When Bismarck in 1875 discovered the prosperity of France, he cunningly set about encompassing her downfall. Cited from The Audacious War, by Clarence W. Barron
  • He cunningly, however, lost a little money to Boodle, for Boodle liked to win, and engaged himself to dine at the same table with his friend. Cited from The Claverings, by Anthony Trollope
  • He was amazed at the strength which enabled him to dig out from the ground a hindquarter of the bear and easily carry it away to another place, where he cunningly hid it. Cited from Three Boys in the Wild North Land, by Egerton Ryerson Young
  • He cast away the axe and retrieved some outflung sticks, which he cunningly adjusted to the main pile to make it appear still larger to the casual eye. Cited from Somewhere in Red Gap, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • It didn't take him long to discover that there were few who did not fear him, and he cunningly contrived to increase this fear, for he had a feeling that the time might come when it would be of use to him. Cited from Mother West Wind "Where" Stories, by Thornton W. Burgess
  • But he cunningly changed his mode of action, not to be recognised, and truly Dorothea Stettin was the first he practised on. Cited from Sidonia The Sorceress V2, by William Mienhold
  • Hence, in a speech at Memphis, he cunningly linked together in argument unfriendly legislation, slavery, and annexation. Cited from Abraham Lincoln, A History, Volume 2, John George Nicolay and John Hay
  • He cunningly enlarged on the huge Irishman's bewilderment, his incredulity, his blasphemously reiterated demand to know what it was all about. Cited from Stories from Everybody's Magazine, 1910
  • When reproached for his falsehoods, he cunningly told them that his predictions had failed of fulfilment, because, during his incantations, his wife touched the sacred vessels and broke the charm. Cited from Sustained honor, by John R. Musick
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