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Usage examples for duplicity

  1. But its duplicity on this point is apparent. – Secret Societies And Subversive Movements by Nesta H. Webster
  2. I do not recommend duplicity but prudence with such people. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  3. There was no voluntary duplicity on your wife's part. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  4. I don't really know but if there was some wanton, duplicity come up that I could handle myself and not have to leave to that pack of amateur thieves out in the bunk house, and it was dead sure and I didn't risk doing more than two years' penal servitude- yes, I really don't know. – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  5. But he would never lay any blame upon his brothers, and even when their duplicity and falseness had been clearly pointed out to him, he would still continue to defend them strenuously, refusing to look upon their conduct in any but the most favourable light, and adding, " After all, they are my brothers." – Beethoven: A Memoir (2nd Ed.) by Elliott Graeme
  6. The millionaires moved before the eye in all their eager ignorance, the dealers in all their duplicity and craft. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  7. Hypocrisy and duplicity are too often cultivated as a fine art. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  8. It's the Rodney duplicity that I can't stand." – The Husbands of Edith by George Barr McCutcheon
  9. Dirck's nature was honesty itself; and he felt that the appeal was too direct, and the occasion too serious, to admit of duplicity. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  10. She would be obedient, but she was incapable of duplicity, and therefore she had said as plainly as possible that whatever the trouble might be she would not be unjust to Philip. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  11. And then, too, she reasoned, she had not gathered from the words of Madeline that she suspected Mr. Davlin of duplicity of any kind. – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  12. As these were but a small part of the whole, the deputies were sharply rebuked for their duplicity, and told to go back for the rest. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  13. He disliked generally men whom he suspected of duplicity; and he had no reason for supposing that truth, looking into her mirror, would have seen there the image of Ugo's fat pale face and colourless moustache. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  14. Under the first shock of fright which the duplicity of Camors had inflicted upon her, she could not dwell without horror on the thought of replacing her child at the side of such a man. – Monsieur de Camors, v3 by Octave Feuillet
  15. Formerly he had been unfettered indeed by conventional rules but free from any great duplicity; and now, his mind had been cultivated but was sunk in a depth of baseness. – Footsteps of Fate by Louis Couperus
  16. Beneath that broad chest and behind that diamond scarf pin there could rest no duplicity. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  17. But being up, I owed it to myself to say enough to clear myself of- of the appearance of duplicity. – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  18. No. I wondered what had happened to put him in that state; but I made haste to the cottage, intending to reproach Afy with her duplicity. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  19. With these advantages you might have past for a complete politician, and your duplicity might never have been detected. – Essays on the Constitution of the United States by Paul Leicester Ford
  20. Ethelyn was making a terrible mistake, and she knew it, hating herself for her duplicity, and vaguely hoping that something would happen to save her from the fate she so much dreaded. – Ethelyn's Mistake by Mary Jane Holmes
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