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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
  • spite of ... and of Snowball’s treachery, the work had been finished punctually to the very day!
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • If you attempt treachery I will...
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Magician’s Nephew

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  • I hate a cramp, he thought. It is a treachery of one’s own body.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea
  • You know that every traitor belongs to me as my lawful prey and that for every treachery I have a right to a kill.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • That’ll be very useful if the enemy try any treachery.
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
  • It wasn’t the shock treatment that struck me, so much as the bare-faced treachery of Doctor Nolan.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • It is because of treachery such as yours that we have lost the fruits of victory.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • I suspect her of treachery
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune

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  • ...Kelli said "...we already have what we want from you, and we have other agreements to honor. ... And all Minos asked in return was your head, old man."
    Daeadalus paled. "Treachery."
    "Get used to it," Kelli said.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • How far back his treachery goes, who can guess?
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Two Towers
  • And if the Big Nurse found out about that, that I’d heard all the scheming and treachery that had gone on when she didn’t think anybody was listening, she’d hunt me down with an electric saw, fix me where she knew I was deaf and dumb.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • On how Teresa’s message to trust her no matter what had ended up being a cruel trick that only magnified her two-faced treachery.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • Deceit and treachery brought me to it, but her death is on my hands.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • "You shouldn’t be sorry," she said, not wanting to speak about the horrors that she’d seen, or of Kaltain’s treachery, or what Nehemia had confided in her.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • "That will be impossible," he said, glaring at me, "my mood of triumph has been seriously compromised if not totally deflated by treachery at the hands of someone I used to love."
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Have these people forgotten history, don’t they know anything about the Scots, don’t they know any better than to clothe small girls in the colors of despair, slaughter, treachery and murder?
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Ahead of them were the darkened streets, where Count Olaf had escaped to plan more treachery.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Bad Beginning
  • But it seemed to the Baudelaire orphans, as the tattoo became evident, that at least a little bit of Uncle Monty had come back to them as they proved Count Olaf’s treachery once and for all.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Reptile Room
  • When the Baudelaires lived with Uncle Monty, Mr. Poe was not helpful when the children told him about Count Olaf’s treachery.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • As story after story of treachery, murder, and violence were recounted, it seemed as though the loch had earned its sinister reputation.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • For that, you repaid us with treachery, turning my own brother against his blood with your deceit.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • She had envisioned Ulysses fighting crime, criminals, villainy, darkness, treachery; she had imagined him flying (holy bagumba!
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • As I looked on him, his countenance expressed the utmost extent of malice and treachery.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • To treachery, knavery, crime?
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • I said I looked upon it as a sacrilegious profanation to reward treachery, perhaps crime.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • But after ages alone in the dark Gollum’s heart was black, and treachery was in it.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Professor Moody, this is evidence of Peeves’ treachery!
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • And yet it would be the blackest treachery to Holmes to draw back now from the part which he had intrusted to me.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • That was where Vrael took refuge, and where, through treachery, he was found and defeated by Galbatorix.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • The Germans are ranting and raving in all the newspapers at the treachery of Badoglio and the Italian king.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Though, if I felt confident of his treachery
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • All subsequent crimes against the Party, all treacheries, acts of sabotage, heresies, deviations, sprang directly out of his teaching.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Sometimes I found it hard to remember his treachery, sometimes I discovered myself thoughtlessly slipping back into affection for him again.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • The alliance with Prussia, Austria’s treachery, Bonaparte’s new triumph, tomorrow’s levee and parade, and the audience with the Emperor Francis occupied his thoughts.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • ’Behold the nose that mars the harmony Of its master’s phiz! blushing its treachery!’
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • A single act of treachery and proof.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Although I wonder how Capricorn is going to pay him for his treachery.
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • He would know if Aro was planning any treachery at this point.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • O, treachery!
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • Though the goblins of Gringotts will consider it base treachery, I have decided to help you —
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • Here was danger, some treachery or something.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • It was said Athos had met with great crosses in love, and that a frightful treachery had forever poisoned the life of this gallant man.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • And what puzzled me was that the old man had defined it as treachery.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • Can it be treachery that you fear again, after the gods’ great oath I swore for you?’
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • Why, as a woodcock to my own springe, Osric; I am justly kill’d with mine own treachery.
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
  • Considering his recent treachery, it was easy enough not to gush about his hot bod, wildcat eyes, incredibly perfect lips, and intuitive hands.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • —and in France treachery is rife—all in the name of liberty and fraternity.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • That he had, from his birth, displayed no better qualities than treachery, ingratitude, and malice.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
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