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deceit
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War and Peace
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  • I knew that I could expect nothing but meanness, deceit, envy, intrigue, and ingratitude—the blackest ingratitude—in this house….
  • You have not helped her to find the way of truth, my dear sir, but have thrust her into an abyss of deceit and misery.
  • And in order to realize vividly his love devotion to the sovereign, Rostov pictured to himself an enemy or a deceitful German, whom he would not only kill with pleasure but whom he would slap in the face before the Emperor.
  • Understand, my dear fellow, that outside this union all is filled with deceit and falsehood and I agree with you that nothing is left for an intelligent and good man but to live out his life, like you, merely trying not to harm others.

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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.
    Demosthenes

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