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Sense and Sensibility
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  • Has there been any inconsistency on his side to create alarm? can he be deceitful?
  • He has been very deceitful! and, in some points, there seems a hardness of heart about him.
  • Such a scoundrel of a fellow! such a deceitful dog!
  • I have erred against every common-place notion of decorum; I have been open and sincere where I ought to have been reserved, spiritless, dull, and deceitful—had I talked only of the weather and the roads, and had I spoken only once in ten minutes, this reproach would have been spared.

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  • I’ll never forget her deceit.
  • Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.

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