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guile
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The Aeneid
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  • His guileful father, sent a nightly spy,
  • But truly tell, was it for force or guile, Or some religious end, you rais’d the pile?’
  • The guileful god about the hero long, With children’s play, and false embraces, hung; Then sought the queen: she took him to her arms With greedy pleasure, and devour’d his charms.
  • The guileful phantom now forsook the shroud, And flew sublime, and vanish’d in a cloud.

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  • Her cleverness and inventiveness was exceeded only by her guile.
  • She had a guilelessness sometimes found in a young child being raised in a protective home.

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