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intrigue
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Nicholas Nickleby
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intrigue
Used in
Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Intrigue, and Ways and Means, you're all up in, so we shall only want one rehearsal.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That, all this had been skilfully done; but that Snawley, who was well practised in the arts of low cunning and intrigue, had successfully baffled all their attempts, until an unexpected circumstance had brought him, last night, upon his knees.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …was only by a very long and arduous process that all this could be got out of Newman Noggs—that Newman, in explanation of his shabby appearance, had represented himself as being, for certain wise and indispensable purposes connected with that intrigue, in disguise; and, being questioned how he had come to exceed his commission so far as to procure an interview, he responded, that the lady appearing willing to grant it, he considered himself bound, both in duty and gallantry, to avail…  (not reviewed by editor)

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