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  • Nicholas read this passage very often, and the more he thought of it the more he began to fear some treachery upon the part of Ralph.
  • ’To offer to the unhappy subject of your treachery, at this last moment,’ replied Nicholas, ’a refuge and a home.
  • The cant of the lying world is, that men like me compass our riches by dissimulation and treachery: by fawning, cringing, and stooping.
  • If the energy of man can compass the discovery of your fraud and treachery before your death; if wealth, revenge, and just hatred, can hunt and track you through your windings; you will yet be called to a dear account for this.

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  • Benedict Arnold remains the U.S.’s symbol of ultimate treachery.
  • She was going to get an award for bravery when she should really be kicked out of the Smoke for treachery.
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