dupery


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We are dupes, but to recall the atrocious remark of Collot d'Herbois [the Revolutionary tribunal prosecutor], when implored in favor of the little marquess of Levis, age seventeen: "There are no innocents among the aristocrats," I affirm that there are no innocents among the dupes, that you could not find dupes who were totally innocent of the dupery of which they are at once, almost always, dupe and accomplice, that there is a certain principle of dupery which is common to the deceiver and deceived; in short that anyone who is deceived has within himself what it takes to become a deceiver in turn.
This is the quintessence of the new Russian mentality rooted in disillusionment with the West and its Russian protagonists who had convinced the people to trade the socialist welfare for fifteen years of inequality, mendacity, dupery, plunder and humiliation.
The issue of dupery transcends national boundaries.
Dupery for dupery, what proof is there that dupery through hope is so much worse than dupery through fear?
When Madame Potonie-Pierre spoke at a women's rights congress in Paris in 1889, she suggested that women lawyers would simply be more honest than men, replacing "our sly and crafty speechifiers, our experts in chicanery and dupery.
Did Putin not reiterate his wish to turn the Russians' bitterness around, after they discovered the dupery of the West and its promises following the collapse of the Soviet Union?