roguery


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A PSNI spokesman said: "Police attended a road traffic collision involving a van and a cyclist on Roguery Road on Sunday.
People of Pakistan deserve better leadership elected by their votes not by the weight of the establishment or the roguery of civil administrative machinery.
One of the drawbacks of secrecy in policing, writes Bernard Porter in his history of the Metropolitan Police Special Branch, is that it provides "a cover for roguery, and perhaps a temptation to it," which is why it arouses "suspicions of roguery, even if the temptation is resisted" (Origins 68).
While article 310 in the Yemeni Penal Code does not specifically mention sorcery or any of its varieties, it does criminalize "roguery" or "deceit" and any related acts, which, according to Al-Baghdadi, include sorcery and carry a penalty of at least three years in prison.
The foreword to Andrea ede Piero reads, "To the Reader of this Novell: This story of roguery in the fourteenth century has been reprinted for Fritz Kredel, a very pleasant old rogue of the twentieth century." This was from Joe Graves to Fritz Kredel.
Specific topics include religion and the anthropology of ritual in Shakespeare, indigenous exoticism in the literature of roguery, Montaigne's rapprochement between man and animal, and The Masque of Lethe and the recovery of humankind.
Saranova has been straight with Betsy about the are of the evening--the three of us will engage in some PG merriment until a certain hour, at which point he and I will split apart and have our own night of intrigue and roguery, an arrangement that Betsy, creditably, has accepted with grace--and so, at the moment, he is still operating at auxiliary power.
It is meant to deceive no one except those who consider it a deception and who either take pleasure in the delightful roguery of making fools of the whole world or else become angry when they get an inkling they themselves might be included.
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.
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.
In her hand she bears a lamp, by which alone her figure and face are illuminated; and her features wear such an arch smile, as well becomes a pretty woman when practising some prankish roguery; in the background, and, excepting where the dim red light of an expiring fire serves to define the form, in total shadow, stands the figure of a man dressed in the old Flemish fashion, in an attitude of alarm, his hand being placed upon the hilt of his sword, which he appears to be in the act of drawing [ ...
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?"