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treachery
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Treasure Island
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  • But good did come of the apple barrel, as you shall hear, for if it had not been for that, we should have had no note of warning and might all have perished by the hand of treachery.
  • It was a smile that had in it something both of pain and weakness—a haggard old man’s smile; but there was, besides that, a grain of derision, a shadow of treachery, in his expression as he craftily watched, and watched, and watched me at my work.
  • Yet, I think, none treated him better than a dog, unless it was Ben Gunn, who was still terribly afraid of his old quartermaster, or myself, who had really something to thank him for; although for that matter, I suppose, I had reason to think even worse of him than anybody else, for I had seen him meditating a fresh treachery upon the plateau.
  • If there’s any treachery, it’ll be on your side, and the Lord help you."

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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.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies

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