Usage examples for fraud

  1. If his, it had been obtained by fraud – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  2. Because I don't, she answered with conviction; I think he's a big fraud – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  3. I shrank from telling him that I didn't care a hang whether the widow was a fraud or not. – Lady Larkspur by Meredith Nicholson
  4. I don't mind telling you that they related to a fraud of which he was the author, and they were in themselves all the proof which the police would require to obtain a conviction against him. – The Man Who Knew by Edgar Wallace
  5. I knew it was a fraud – H. R. by Edwin Lefevre
  6. In short, I suspect you to be guilty of a very friendly fraud and to mean my service whilst you seem to mean your own. – Letters to Sir William Windham and Mr. Pope by Lord Bolingbroke
  7. It was nothing but a fraud – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  8. And Weevil's a beastly fraud – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  9. No more than the next human being who lives by fraud – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  10. We did not necessarily find cruelty associated with fraud or meanness with injustice. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  11. But I suspect she's one big fraud and I want to be sure." – The Come Back by Carolyn Wells
  12. " Yes, he's a fraud she said to herself, " but he's a good one." – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  13. Aunt Eliza dear, you're the biggest fraud I know! – The Moon out of Reach by Margaret Pedler
  14. The victories of the board of customs did not stop here, and new measures, suggested and supported no doubt by fraud were put in force. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  15. Let her sacrifice everything that she has gained by the fraud to the sacred duty of atonement. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  16. But, like the old popular rising, it was even more put down by fraud – A Short History of England by G. K. Chesterton
  17. This was a plain violation of the Ordinance of 1787 and was a glaring fraud in other respects. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  18. When the owner came to reckon the quantity the buyer should have had, and compared it with the weight, the fraud was discovered, and the deficiency had to be made good. – Grain and Chaff from an English Manor by Arthur H. Savory
  19. As a matter of course, trickery and fraud are found associated with it among such people, and those amongst them who are both capable and honest suffer on account of it. – Elementary Theosophy by L. W. Rogers