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an artful or simulated semblance

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He perceived in the tavern a pert boy between twelve and fifteen years of age whom he fancied he had seen not twenty minutes before under the guise of a chorister.
At another time, he stopped a close-fisted old fellow, of great wealth, but who skulked about the city in the guise of a scarecrow, with a patched blue surtout, brown hat, and mouldy boots, scraping pence together, and picking up rusty nails.
All the band stared and many laughed, for never had they seen their master in such a fantastic guise before.
Meantime, Robin Hood, in his guise of harper, together with Little John and Will Stutely, had come to the church.
In such guise had Pearl adorned herself, when she heard her mother's voice, and came slowly back
I'll stuff Jim's clothes full of straw and lay it on his bed to represent his mother in dis- guise, and Jim 'll take the nigger woman's gown off of me and wear it, and we'll all evade together.
A set of gallants, who have been masquerading in such guise as our own, are carrying a band of prisoners thither Watch them closely, for even if they reach the castle before we collect our force, our honour is concerned to punish them, and we will find means to do so.
Now, whilst cheerfully admitting that you have done your best to fulfil that condition, I cannot help feeling that, in presenting the facts in the guise of fiction, you have, in spite of yourself, shown them in a false light.
Then the black girl told him that she too was in the power of the Fairy, who had doomed her to wander about in her present guise until some youth should take pity on her and bear her in safety to the other side of the river which they saw in the distance, and on the other side of which the Fairy's domain and power ended.
Then to the yard with the whole of them," said the curate; "for to have the burning of Queen Pintiquiniestra, and the shepherd Darinel and his eclogues, and the bedevilled and involved discourses of his author, I would burn with them the father who begot me if he were going about in the guise of a knight-errant.
Even thus, Eaglelike, pantherlike, Are the poet's desires, Are THINE OWN desires 'neath a thousand guises, Thou fool
People who are looting country and plundering wealth are trying to protect their corruption empire in guise of democracy.
People who are looting the country and plundering the wealth are trying to protect their corruption empire in guise of democracy.
Hardik Patel feels the BJP government wants to spy on him in the guise of security and mark his each and every move, while the state government says the security is being provided for security purposes in an election period.
BAHAWALPUR -- Bahawalpur Police have arrested a bandit who in guise of beggar looted a gold jewelry shop in Machhli Bazaar in the city and he along with his companions was trying to escape from the scene, police sources said.