The boy was lying, fast asleep, on a rude bed upon the floor; so pale with anxiety, and sadness, and the closeness of his prison, that he looked like death; not death as it shows in shroud and coffin, but in the guise it wears when life has just departed; when a young and gentle spirit has, but an instant, fled to Heaven, and the gross air of the world has not had time to breathe upon the changing dust it hallowed.
There are no more uses of "guise" in the book.
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Under the guise of friendship he betrayed them.
the text of the Constitution has frequently been rewritten by the Supreme Court in the guise of interpretation.
Law, Pragmatism, and Democracy -- Richard A. Posner