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The perfect, albeit tragic and heartrending, example is Queen Liliuokalani's steadfast belief that the Christianity of the American civilization was characterized by a sense of fair play and justice that would morally compel the Americans to check the American colonialists whose roguery and perfidy was by the time the Kingdom was overthrown open for all to see.
Striking off one-fourth of all these failures as being the result of premeditated roguery, aud setting aside another fourth as being the result of trading with insufficient capital, we shall have one-half of the whole number left, which we may safely assume to be the result of bad bookkeeping.
Prosecuting the crooks within his cabinet whom he appointed knowing their crookery, roguery and thuggery.
Women are heavily engaged in the roguery and robust game of bargaining and exchanging of goods and services.
Memoirs of Andrew Winpenny: Count de Deux Sous; Comprising Numerous Adventures in Different Countries and Exposing the Craft and Roguery Practiced in Life.
We shall start such a swinging match that this entire piece of roguery will come crashing down; and so our Commonwealth will flourish again and happiness return, right?
But more importantly, Jenkins, who in his fun-loving roguery and shrewdness directed against deserving victims, anticipates George Washington Harris's likable rogue, Sut Lovingood.
wird sorgfaltig motivierf [Its richly ornamented and witty blank verse was turned into simple, dull prose, and the play's roguery was painfully motivated](idem.
En Angleterre, cette literature of roguery se prolonge au travers des feuilletons a succes de William Ainsworth, dont le Rookwood (1834), puis le Jack Sheppard (1839), actualisent les aventures de bandits de grand chemin (5).
She wrote that Gil Bias demonstrates "indeed an admirable picture of the deceit, roguery, folly, and vice, which is to found in every rank in society; and as such, is capable of affording very instructive lessons to those who[,] hay[e] finished their education" (Ibid.
A HINT of roguery smiled from the brown-eyed, leathery man, whose warm breath mingled the smells of bitter beer and the sweet tobacco then glowing in the curled pipe, which he gripped between his teeth, as his gum-booted feet glooped back from the bank of the lake that had been dug and dammed by hungry quarrymen a generation earlier.
Roguery always will have a place in the newsgathering process.
Moreover, women are portrayed in criminal and other evil tendencies like prostitution, roguery traits among other character portrayals, with excessive or irrational devotion as the activities which eventually ruin them.
Comic Fantasy in Jane Austen's Juvenilia: Female Roguery and the Charms of Narcissism.
Sutton, a classicist scholar and specialist in the Greek satyr drama, argues that "The Greeks were always fond of stories of intelligent rascality, and their national heritage of mythology is replete with tales of roguery and tricksters" (1980, 150).