It was as though, so long as the deceit ran along quiet and monotonous, all of us let ourselves be deceived, abetting it unawares or maybe through cowardice, since all people are cowards and naturally prefer any kind of treachery because it has a bland outside.
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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.