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Quotes of conceal

  1. A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can. – Jane Austen
  2. Frank and explicit- that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and confuse the minds of others. – Benjamin Disraeli
  3. When police or prosecutors conceal significant exculpatory or impeaching material, we hold, it is ordinarily incumbent on the state to set the record straight. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  4. It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge. – Arnold H. Glasgow
  5. The Federal government does not have any information about extraterrestrial life to conceal and there are no secret projects for me to investigate. – Orrin Hatch
  6. Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought. – William Osler
  7. We conceal it from ourselves in vain- we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man cannot possibly live for a moment without it. – Blaise Pascal
  8. As a social good, I think privacy is greatly overrated because privacy basically means concealment. People conceal things in order to fool other people about them. They want to appear healthier than they are, smarter, more honest and so forth. – Richard Posner
  9. It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth. – Sophocles
  10. The same words conceal and declare the thoughts of men. – Alfred Lord Tennyson
  11. Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within. – Alfred Lord Tennyson
  12. Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts. – Voltaire

Usage examples for conceal

  1. He did not conceal this from me. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. Orsino did not conceal his astonishment. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  3. Later in the evening, when the doctor came again, he found Edward's fever much increased; and when this intelligence was brought to the drawing- room, Rosa showed true and warm sympathy in the anxiety which I could no longer conceal – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton
  4. " I can hardly believe it," said Frank, unable to conceal his astonishment. – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  5. But what can Mrs. Hillmer have to conceal – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  6. Sabina did not conceal hers. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  7. Tell me all- conceal nothing." – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX by Alexander Leighton
  8. And she can hardly conceal her joy the next morning; she feels guilty as she looks Gertrude in the face. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  9. It was by far the pleasantest day he spent there, and Sylvia Bailey, woman- like, managed entirely to conceal from him that she was not as pleased with their expedition as was her companion. – The Chink in the Armour by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  10. The greater part of the night the man had spent in trying to decide where he should conceal himself before the daylight. – Madge Morton's Trust by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  11. I have nothing to conceal – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  12. If I hadn't known that the rascal wanted the horse in order to conceal evidence, I'd have sold it back to him to- night. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  13. She looked straight up into his eyes, reading in the sudden glowing of them under their heavy brows the feeling he could not conceal that he could bear to have about his house no remote suggestion of her former marriage. – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond
  14. Or had he returned so quickly to Paris only to conceal his crime and deceive the world into the opinion that he had not been out of Paris. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  15. All that I can do for you is to advise you to submit to the law, to plead guilty, and to conceal nothing. – A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest by Amelia B. Edwards
  16. For these two young people made no effort to conceal their happiness. – Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World by James Cowan
  17. He could not conceal from himself a fear that the world and the Church had, somehow or other, changed places. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  18. Rhoda stood over her uncle to conceal him. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  19. He doesn't trouble to conceal the weakness. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young

Rhymes for conceal