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  • Lieutenant Scheisskopf cared very deeply about winning parades and about bringing Clevinger up on charges before the Action Board for conspiring to advocate the overthrow of the cadet officers Lieutenant Scheisskopf had appointed.
  • Gasping furiously for air, Clevinger enumerated Yossarian’s symptoms: an unreasonable belief that everybody around him was crazy, a homicidal impulse to machine-gun strangers, retrospective falsification, an unfounded suspicion that people hated him and were conspiring to kill him.
  • Colonel Cathcart knew that Major — de Coverley was away and he rejoiced in his absence until it occurred to him that Major — de Coverley might be away somewhere conspiring against him, and then he wished that Major — de Coverley were back in his squadron where he belonged so that he could be watched.
  • And there was no time for Yossarian to save himself from combat once Colonel Cathcart issued his announcement raising the missions to eighty late that same afternoon, no time to dissuade Nately from flying them or even to conspire again with Dobbs to murder Colonel Cathcart, for the alert sounded suddenly at dawn the next day and the men were rushed into the trucks before a decent breakfast could be prepared, and they were driven at top speed to the briefing room and then out to the…

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  • They conspired to overthrow the government
  • The two companies conspired to cause the value of the stock to fall

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