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  • "It is not my intrigue!" cried Lebedeff, waving his hand.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was engineered by other people, and is, properly speaking, rather a fantasy than an intrigue!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is simply a plot, an intrigue, to upset our plans and to stir up a quarrel.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There is intrigue in the wind; but if on one side nothing is known, on the other side nothing will be explained.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He had been a provincial doctor; he had a civil appointment, and had no sooner taken it up than intrigues began.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But he won't write anonymous letters to the old lady; that would be too audacious a thing for him to attempt; but I dare swear the very first thing he did was to show me up to Aglaya as a base deceiver and intriguer.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And so the thing has gone on, only that to the sword they have added lying, intrigue, deceit, fanaticism, superstition, swindling;—they have played fast and loose with the most sacred and sincere feelings of men;—they have exchanged everything—everything for money, for base earthly POWER! And is this not the teaching of Anti-Christ?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You shall see; the old soldier shall lay bare this intrigue, or a shameless woman will force her way into a respectable and noble family.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was all clear to him; Prince S. was wrong, perhaps, in his view of the matter, but he was somewhere near the truth, and was right in so far as that he understood there to be an intrigue of some sort going on.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Even Vera Lebedeff was angry with him for a while; so was Colia; so was Keller, until he was selected for best man; so was Lebedeff himself,—who began to intrigue against him out of pure irritation;—but of this anon.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I don't understand what you are driving at!" he cried, almost angrily, "and, and—what an intriguer you are, Lebedeff!" he added, bursting into a fit of genuine laughter.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I am aware that you sent your son to that house—he told me so himself just now, but what is this intrigue?" said the prince, impatiently.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: involved in intrigue
as in: she was intrigued
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