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  • I close my eyes—I'd trusted this girl, had been duped into kissing her.†   (source)
  • Of course they had made up their own "religion"; they were monsters of superstition, they were dupes of the kind of hocus-pocus that the television evangelists call "miracles."†   (source)
  • The Sea of Flames could have been in the Paris Museum all along—that simpering mineralogist and the assistant director laughing as he slunk away, duped, fooled, inveigled.†   (source)
  • "At some point the 'rescued' will figure out they've been duped, or the survivors on the outside will.†   (source)
  • Here's Snowman, thick as a brick, dunderhead, frivol, and dupe, water running down his face, giant fist clenching his heart, staring down at his one true love and his best friend in all the world.†   (source)
  • But of course the salesmen she duped always came to their senses and called the police, who eventually tracked her down.†   (source)
  • They were being duped somehow.†   (source)
  • Most likely Holmes forged the envelopes or else duped Emeline into preparing them by persuading her they would be used for a legitimate purpose, perhaps for Christmas cards.†   (source)
  • He starts to say more, but doesn't, and we ride over the silent snow-covered streets to my house, chuckling every once in awhile when one or the other of us pictures Brittain's face the moment he realized he'd been duped.†   (source)
  • Not only did she dupe me into believing she still loved me, she actually forced me to implicate myself.†   (source)
  • She knew how he felt, but it didn't matter very much—she wanted Carl to know what was up, how he was being duped.†   (source)
  • However much Teacher Rump might have hated Hatsumomo beforehand, I'm sure she hated her all the more after learning how Hatsumomo had duped her.†   (source)
  • She's spreading stories that you're a swindler who duped Henrik into hiring you, and that you got him so worked up that he had a heart attack."†   (source)
  • She told me she couldn't stand the thought of Marcus duping more people into following him, and I didn't argue with her.†   (source)
  • But perhaps it was Dick who had miscalculated, been duped; if so-if it developed that Perry was, after all, only an "ordinary punk"-then "the party" was over, the months of planning were wasted, there was nothing to do but turn and go.†   (source)
  • Hecould not be accused of being a dupe of the government or of having gone soft.†   (source)
  • EVERYBODY WHO loved me wanted me to be innocent—tricked, duped, all unawares.†   (source)
  • "I call this 'duping delight,' the thrill you get from fooling other people."†   (source)
  • The first fish had been duped by the ghost images that the jamming had duplicated on the torpedo sonar frequency.†   (source)
  • Maybe the victim's a chump, a sort of silent-movie dupe, classically unlucky.†   (source)
  • The next day the clockers and press got word that they had been duped.†   (source)
  • But since none of those things actually happened, I still don't understand why some of them were as angry as they were—except that nobody likes to feel duped.†   (source)
  • 'No, I knew this valve wouldn't work if I left a part out,' Orr answered, glowing with cranberry-red elation because he had just duped Yossarian again.†   (source)
  • Madame Wang may have duped her in the beginning, but she had eventually learned the truth and decided not to tell me.†   (source)
  • It was as though they were trying to dupe the hands of the clock by changing the numbers on its face.†   (source)
  • About the thought that he'd been duped?†   (source)
  • But what, my mind went on, if they're as willing to be duped by the Brotherhood as by Rinehart?†   (source)
  • You've been duped by an international terrorist wanted the world over!†   (source)
  • I guess Minh told someone that I'd duped it long-distance."†   (source)
  • And they, who were at once your dupes and your deceivers, they listened and voiced their loud approval, in dread of ever letting you discover that they were harboring the same unspoken secret.†   (source)
  • The others weren't as easily duped as the first.†   (source)
  • Cooper's conjured decoy dissolved in a billow of black smoke and Max realized he'd been duped.†   (source)
  • When they have submitted I would propose to hang the leaders and let the poor dupes of Soldiers go.†   (source)
  • They were, more or less, the dupes of their common enemy.†   (source)
  • He wondered for an instant if any of his own victims had likewise reversed the dupe on him.†   (source)
  • She ran the 'link, made a dupe of all the calls on disc, then copied the license.†   (source)
  • She'd managed to dupe the police into thinking she'd committed the murder to get Angel off, but she'd done such a masterful job of it, she might well be convicted.†   (source)
  • It didn't take Tommy or me too long to realize we had been duped.†   (source)
  • Don't you dare dupe yourself into believing that you're the victim, Sofia Claremont."†   (source)
  • I feel there is a strange compassion for these men you have duped, and I know not what may have caused such a bond, but no. You know it yourself.†   (source)
  • The passion that wakened in me was anger, for I knew then that she had duped me.†   (source)
  • The general, offering a "piece," might have been duped himself.†   (source)
  • An unprincipled adventurer--a dishonourable character--a man who preys upon society, and makes easily-deceived people his dupes,   (source)
  • perhaps it is better to wake up after all, even to suffer, rather than to remain a dupe to illusions all one's life.   (source)
  • Their propaganda machine duped the press again.
  • He, Artemis Fowl, had been duped, even though he'd known it was coming.†   (source)
  • But old man Byrnes didn't become the chilling menace he is being duped by the likes of me.†   (source)
  • Where is the immigration officer who cannot be bought or duped?†   (source)
  • The prestige occurs only after the flat's been duped and is convinced that he's in on the trick.†   (source)
  • You demand an accounting; the entire intelligence community has been duped.†   (source)
  • He'd accused me of starting the whole thing, just because Gaea had duped one of my progeny, a boy named Octavian, into plunging the Roman and Greek demigod camps into a civil war that almost destroyed human civilization.†   (source)
  • Old salts at the marina told him he had been duped: Cabbage Island had been on the market for half that sum the year before.†   (source)
  • You duped me.†   (source)
  • Duped!†   (source)
  • Out in the corridor, speculation centered on three possibilities: that Mrs. Tyo had made the call, that the paramedic had been duped by someone acting in league with the prosecution, and that the paramedic was in active collusion with the prosecution.†   (source)
  • "I'm sorry, but it's difficult to believe that the entire Swedish media has been duped in the same way…… " "Salander has been the object of a media frenzy.†   (source)
  • The stewards had probably heard rumors that Seabiscuit had not really been lame at Belmont, and they were determined not to be duped.†   (source)
  • The previous year they had been duped into sneaking out and spending the night aboard Rowan's ancient ship, the Kestrel, only to be thrown into the churning ocean when it was suddenly tossed about by something that screamed and wailed in the water.†   (source)
  • I felt duped and immensely foolish.†   (source)
  • I was duped.†   (source)
  • If Ramius were indeed a traitor, then Padorin stood condemned for gross misjudgment, but if Ramius had been an unknowing pawn, then Padorin along with Gorshkov had been duped into precipitous action.†   (source)
  • But we may have been duped.†   (source)
  • His cheeks grew tight with fury at the thought that he had just been duped into humiliation by a man who was almost the same age as he was and still only a captain, and he swung upon the chaplain avengingly with a look of such murderous antagonism that the chaplain began to tremble.†   (source)
  • Even the devoted followers of Deng Xiao ping could not accept that blow to Peking's pride, that loss of international face — the role of the duped cuckold.†   (source)
  • He was duped by the woman.†   (source)
  • He was duped by Cain!†   (source)
  • Duped and used.†   (source)
  • Just by sitting here he is rendered absurd, an ignorant pawn, a dupe.†   (source)
  • Our cells here must check out individuals to see whether or not you're being used as a dupe.†   (source)
  • Wolsey became both his instrument and dupe.†   (source)
  • Don't you dare dupe yourself into believing that you're the victim, Sofia Claremont."†   (source)
  • Don't you dare dupe yourself into believing that you're the victim, Sofia Claremont."†   (source)
  • Don't you dare dupe yourself into believing that you're the victim, Derek Novak."†   (source)
  • I do not know whether to view myself as an unwitting dupe, or, what is worse, a self-deluded fool; but even these doubts may be an illusion, and I may all along have been dealing with a woman so transparently innocent that in my over-subtlety I did not have the wit to recognize it.†   (source)
  • [He] was a smart young fellow, so lithe that he would run along the top of a zigzag fence like a squirrel, or leap over a five-barred gate, rather than open or climb it…… Grace was of a lively disposition and pleasant manners and may have been an object of jealousy to Nancy…… There is plenty of room for the supposition that instead of her being the instigator and promoter of the terrible deeds committed, she was but the unfortunate dupe in the whole dreadful business.†   (source)
  • Ignorance will be the dupe of cunning.†   (source)
  • Always there were fresh dupes waiting to be seduced by him.†   (source)
  • She told how Bluebeard had duped and married his seven wives, how he had loved and slain them, how he had hanged them up by their hair in a dark closet.†   (source)
  • He had reached out and killed and had not solved anything, so why not reach inward and kill that which had duped him?†   (source)
  • The necessary strategic points would be occupied by secret agents and by their dupes -- and great numbers of them are already here and in Latin America.†   (source)
  • …taken it for granted that their parting would be a short one, who had kissed one another good-by on the platform and exchanged a few trivial remarks, sure as they were of seeing one another again after a few days or, at most, a few weeks, duped by our blind human faith in the near future and little if at all diverted from their normal interests by this leavetaking-all these people found themselves, without the least warning, hopelessly cut off, prevented from seeing one another again,…†   (source)
  • The shame and anger we felt for having allowed ourselves to be duped crept into our blows and blood ran into our eyes, half blinding us.†   (source)
  • I would watch them with an aching heart, firmly convinced that they were being duped; but if I had been asked to give them another solution for their problems, I would not have known how.†   (source)
  • Do you think I'm a fool to be duped by you?†   (source)
  • Yet I would have told you how I was duped!†   (source)
  • He feared the woman when she realized how she had been duped.†   (source)
  • These despised themselves, as being the dupes of a wily fraud, a guileful snake in the grass.†   (source)
  • 'Listen to what I say!' she said; 'and reserve your false arts for your dupes.†   (source)
  • It seemed to me that what the nine hundred and ninety-four dupes needed was a new deal.†   (source)
  • There, ye wise saints, behold your light, your star, Ye would be dupes and victims and ye are.†   (source)
  • Do you suppose I should allow myself to be duped!†   (source)
  • Lily might be incapable of marrying for money, but she was equally incapable of living without it, and Selden's eager investigations into the small economies of house-keeping made him appear to Gerty as tragically duped as herself.†   (source)
  • He wondered how his father, whom he knew for a shrewd suspicious man, could be duped by the servile manners of the porter; and the lively southern speech which had entertained him all the morning now irritated his ears.†   (source)
  • The speech dealt at length with the "prisoner's dupes," as they were called—Fielding, the servant Antony, the Nawab Bahadur.†   (source)
  • A retinue of small boys passed, a few defiant stragglers, a light truck carried the dupes of accident and defeat.†   (source)
  • …never to be free from those pains; ever to have the conscience upbraid one, the memory enrage, the mind filled with darkness and despair, never to escape; ever to curse and revile the foul demons who gloat fiendishly over the misery of their dupes, never to behold the shining raiment of the blessed spirits; ever to cry out of the abyss of fire to God for an instant, a single instant, of respite from such awful agony, never to receive, even for an instant, God's pardon; ever to suffer,…†   (source)
  • Succumbing to an influence they never realised, they were merely dupes of the instinct that possessed them, and life slipped through their fingers unlived.†   (source)
  • —they trapped and duped me.†   (source)
  • The most jealous rival of my mistress never saw every blemish in her more keenly than I. I was not duped: I took her without chloroform.†   (source)
  • As you say, they are mere words, useful for duping barbarians into adopting civilization, or the civilized poor into submitting to be robbed and enslaved.†   (source)
  • However simple Andrey Semyonovitch might be, he began to see that Pyotr Petrovitch was duping him and secretly despising him, and that "he was not the right sort of man."†   (source)
  • Fogg's wager," resumed Fix, "is only a pretext, of which you and the gentlemen of the Reform are dupes.†   (source)
  • The first glance of his eye, at the countenance of the heavy-moulded squatter, served to tell the cunning Teton, that the treacherous truce he had made, with these dupes of his superior sagacity, was in some danger of a violent termination.†   (source)
  • 'I hope,' said Arthur, 'that he and his dupes may be a warning to people not to have so much done with them again.'†   (source)
  • But I would not have him taken in; I would not have him duped; I would have it all fair and honourable.†   (source)
  • Cease, then, to allow yourself to be duped by vain hopes, that even your own excellent heart refuses to believe in.†   (source)
  • The compliments paid to Miss Fanny Brough by the critics, eulogistic as they are, are the compliments of men three-fourths duped as Partridge was duped by Garrick.†   (source)
  • —Yours, etc." This letter gave Elizabeth some pain; but her spirits returned as she considered that Jane would no longer be duped, by the sister at least.†   (source)
  • Yet, so long as it is the highest circle, in the imagination of the best heads on the planet, there is something necessary and excellent in it; for it is not to be supposed that men have agreed to be the dupes of anything preposterous; and the respect which these mysteries inspire in the most rude and sylvan characters, and the curiosity with which details of high life are read, betray the universality of the love of cultivated manners.†   (source)
  • But they, who were so experienced in Indian practices, knew too well how great was the distance between appearances and reality, to become the dupes of this seeming carelessness.†   (source)
  • That old fellow has duped you!†   (source)
  • —Here have we been, the whole winter and spring, completely duped, fancying ourselves all on an equal footing of truth and honour, with two people in the midst of us who may have been carrying round, comparing and sitting in judgment on sentiments and words that were never meant for both to hear.†   (source)
  • But the clerks were not the dupes of this deceit, and their lugubrious looks settled down into resigned countenances.†   (source)
  • He was released from the engagement to be mortified and unhappy, till some other pretty girl could attract him into matrimony again, and he might set forward on a second, and, it is to be hoped, more prosperous trial of the state: if duped, to be duped at least with good humour and good luck; while she must withdraw with infinitely stronger feelings to a retirement and reproach which could allow no second spring of hope or character.†   (source)
  • When it is remembered that Sir Mulberry Hawk had plundered, duped, deceived, and fooled his pupil in every possible way, it will not be wondered at, that, beginning to hate him, he began to hate him cordially.†   (source)
  • Thus the Genoese, subtle as he was, was duped by Edmond, in whose favor his mild demeanor, his nautical skill, and his admirable dissimulation, pleaded.†   (source)
  • It is worthy of remark, as illustrating the importance we attach to our own judgments, and the pride with which we put forth our most rash and hasty conclusions, that, although Mr. Grimwig was not by any means a bad-hearted man, and though he would have been unfeignedly sorry to see his respected friend duped and deceived, he really did most earnestly and strongly hope at that moment, that Oliver Twist might not come back.†   (source)
  • Maddison is a clever fellow; I do not wish to displace him, provided he does not try to displace me; but it would be simple to be duped by a man who has no right of creditor to dupe me, and worse than simple to let him give me a hard-hearted, griping fellow for a tenant, instead of an honest man, to whom I have given half a promise already.†   (source)
  • I know quite well you have more brains than anyone in the town, but you are extremely easily duped, Thomas.†   (source)
  • Which means that I have just been duped-sixty louis for a horse which by the manner of his gait can do at least five leagues an hour.†   (source)
  • I am willing to allow the colony great merit for having produced a Washington—but they have been shamefully duped by a Dunmore.†   (source)
  • Real patriots who may resist the intrigues of the favorite are liable to become suspected and odious, while its tools and dupes usurp the applause and confidence of the people, to surrender their interests.†   (source)
  • Within three weeks of his matriculation, he had been made the dupe of a half-dozen classic jokes, his ignorance of all campus tradition had been exploited, his gullibility was a byword.†   (source)
  • But I am neither the slave of love nor its dupe.†   (source)
  • That he could have chosen to dupe her in so ready a manner seemed a cruel thing.†   (source)
  • I won't be their dupe, I will answer for it.†   (source)
  • Can I have possibly been so long a dupe?†   (source)
  • It would have been a kindness perhaps if he had been for a single instant a dupe.†   (source)
  • When the spirit is not master of the world then it is its dupe.†   (source)
  • —Poor Harriet! to be a second time the dupe of her misconceptions and flattery.†   (source)
  • It would vex me, indeed, to see you again the dupe of Miss Bingley's pretended regard."†   (source)
  • If she must renounce, however, she would let him know she was a victim rather than a dupe.†   (source)
  • I have been a dupe and a fool to him long enough.†   (source)
  • Success, that Menaechmus of talent, has one dupe,—history.†   (source)
  • I certainly am making a dupe of no one— Dr. Stockmann.†   (source)
  • And now as he looked into the candle its flame dumbly expressed to him that it was made to shine on sensible people, and that it abhorred lighting the face of a dupe and a failure.†   (source)
  • dupe-husband!†   (source)
  • And then there was caustic little Naphta, who was bound to strict vows—and such a freethinker that he came close to being a libertine himself, making the Italian look like the dupe of virtue, so to speak.†   (source)
  • She, like ourselves, was a dupe—†   (source)
  • When he only got a pass degree his friends were astonished; but he shrugged his shoulders and delicately insinuated that he was not the dupe of examiners.†   (source)
  • "The years that are gone seem like dreams—if one might go on sleeping and dreaming—but to wake up and find—oh! well! perhaps it is better to wake up after all, even to suffer, rather than to remain a dupe to illusions all one's life."†   (source)
  • I could endure it all, ill-usage, solitude, a life of deception, everything, as long as I could still cling to the hope that I had his love, but now I know that in this also I have been his dupe and his tool.†   (source)
  • He looked rather foolish at this answer, and then attempted to correct himself so as not to appear a dupe.†   (source)
  • 'I might have got clear off, if I'd split upon her; mightn't I, Fagin?' angrily pursued the poor half-witted dupe.†   (source)
  • 'Ye—es,' replied the dupe.†   (source)
  • A woman who could betray me for such a rival was not worth contending for; she deserved only scorn; less, however, than I, who had been her dupe.†   (source)
  • It was to make faith come; but no delights descended from the heavens, and she arose with tired limbs and with a vague feeling of a gigantic dupery.†   (source)
  • In the toils as I am—dupe that I have been—yet there is one thing my due: who told you all you know about me?†   (source)
  • To give to this a better colouring, I had contrived to have assembled a party of some eight or ten, and was solicitously careful that the introduction of cards should appear accidental, and originate in the proposal of my contemplated dupe himself.†   (source)
  • But he was not for a single instant the dupe of her blundering alacrity; he knew that of what she promised she was competent to perform but an insignificant fraction, and the more she professed her willingness to serve him, the greater fool he thought her.†   (source)
  • He owed his preferment, indeed, to a long-exercised deference to Lundie and his family; for, while the Major himself was much too acute to be the dupe of one so much his inferior in real talents and attainments, most persons are accustomed to make liberal concessions to the flatterer, even while they distrust his truth and are perfectly aware of his motives.†   (source)
  • And that is why you wrong us, Mr. Hovstad, in enticing my husband away from his home and making a dupe of him in all this.†   (source)
  • Be the dupe of the infinite!†   (source)
  • It was a common trick with the boys—particularly if a stranger was present—to pretend a cramp and howl for help; then when the stranger came tearing hand over hand to the rescue, the howler would go on struggling and howling till he was close at hand, then replace the howl with a sarcastic smile and swim blandly away, while the town boys assailed the dupe with a volley of jeers and laughter.†   (source)
  • 'I do not see what concern this fakir has with the boy, who is probably his dupe or his confederate,' Bennett began.†   (source)
  • You know the game the village girls play—they invite the unwary to lick an ax in thirty degrees of frost, the tongue instantly freezes to it and the dupe tears the skin off, so it bleeds.†   (source)
  • "Haven't you been a dupe all your life, 'Duke, and an't what you call ignorance of forms deep cunning, to conceal his real character?"†   (source)
  • …deceptions intended solely for others gradually grew practically into self-deceptions as well; the mock reverence became real reverence, the mock homage real homage; the little counterfeit rift of separation between imitation-slave and imitation-master widened and widened, and became an abyss, and a very real one—and on one side of it stood Roxy, the dupe of her own deceptions, and on the other stood her child, no longer a usurper to her, but her accepted and recognized master.†   (source)
  • In this disposition, the dupe who cuts, as customary, at the length of the pack, will invariably find that he cuts his antagonist an honor; while the gambler, cutting at the breadth, will, as certainly, cut nothing for his victim which may count in the records of the game.†   (source)
  • 'Worse than his wife, because I was once dupe enough, and false enough to myself, almost to love him.†   (source)
  • Poor stupid dupe!†   (source)
  • This was natural; the feeling being aided by the resentment of an Indian who found how near he had been to becoming the dupe of an inexperienced girl.†   (source)
  • "He is worn out," said Debray; "besides, he could not well appear in public, since he has been the dupe of the Cavalcanti, who, it appears, presented themselves to him with false letters of credit, and cheated him out of 100,000 francs upon the hypothesis of this principality."†   (source)
  • The pitiable condition of my dupe had thrown an air of embarrassed gloom over all; and, for some moments, a profound silence was maintained, during which I could not help feeling my cheeks tingle with the many burning glances of scorn or reproach cast upon me by the less abandoned of the party.†   (source)
  • He held the blotter in his hand and contemplated it in stupid delight, almost ready to laugh at the hallucination of which he had been the dupe.†   (source)
  • Maddison is a clever fellow; I do not wish to displace him, provided he does not try to displace me; but it would be simple to be duped by a man who has no right of creditor to dupe me, and worse than simple to let him give me a hard-hearted, griping fellow for a tenant, instead of an honest man, to whom I have given half a promise already.†   (source)
  • Such was the ascendancy he had acquired over his dupe, and such the latter's general habit of submission, that, for the moment, the young man seemed half afraid to pursue the subject.†   (source)
  • Thus the poor woman was completely the dupe of the prisoner, whom, notwithstanding her hints, she persisted in watching all night.†   (source)
  • There is a dupe somewhere.†   (source)
  • She was returned to Mansfield Park, she was useful, she was beloved; she was safe from Mr. Crawford; and when Sir Thomas came back she had every proof that could be given in his then melancholy state of spirits, of his perfect approbation and increased regard; and happy as all this must make her, she would still have been happy without any of it, for Edmund was no longer the dupe of Miss Crawford.†   (source)
  • In any case, I am not his dupe.†   (source)
  • "Certainly, madame," said Porthos, winking to himself, as a gambler does who laughs at the dupe he is about to pluck.†   (source)
  • They had a short conference upon some money matters then in progress, which were scarcely disposed of when the lordly dupe (in pursuance of his friend's instructions) requested with some embarrassment to speak to Ralph alone.†   (source)
  • Making a dupe of me!†   (source)
  • Ah! when one does have it, one is no longer a dupe, one does not stupidly allow one's self to be exiled like Cato, nor stoned like Stephen, nor burned alive like Jeanne d'Arc.†   (source)
  • "And I am the more grateful to your Eminence," replied Anne of Austria, with a smile that proved she was not the dupe of this ingenious gallantry, "from being certain that these two studs alone have cost you as much as all the others cost his Majesty."†   (source)
  • I am not willing that a compatriot, a handsome cavalier, a brave youth, quite fit to make his way, should become the dupe of all these artifices and fall into the snare after the example of so many others who have been ruined by it.†   (source)
  • Who was this almost beardless young man, who was so glacial and so generous, who knew people's names, who knew all their names, and who opened his purse to them, who bullied rascals like a judge, and who paid them like a dupe?†   (source)
  • He expressed to him the fears he entertained with respect to her Majesty; he related to him what he had heard of the projects of the cardinal with regard to Buckingham, and all with a tranquillity and candor of which M. de Treville was the more the dupe, from having himself, as we have said, observed something fresh between the cardinal, the king, and the queen.†   (source)
  • —Her resentment of such behaviour, her indignation at having been its dupe, for a short time made her feel only for herself; but other ideas, other considerations, soon arose.†   (source)
  • …no one, neither king nor shepherd could want
    for cheese or mutton, or sweet milk either,
    udders swell for the sucklings round the year.
    But while I roamed those lands, amassing a fortune,
    a stranger killed my brother, blind to the danger, duped blind—
    thanks to the cunning of his cursed, murderous queen!
    So I rule all this wealth with no great joy.
    You must have heard my story from your fathers,
    whoever they are—what hardships I endured,
    how I lost this handsome palace built…†   (source)
  • …or force!'
    'Nobody, friends'—Polyphemus bellowed back from his cave—
    'Nobody's killing me now by fraud and not by force!'
    'If you're alone,' his friends boomed back at once,
    'and nobody's trying to overpower you now—look,
    it must be a plague sent here by mighty Zeus
    and there's no escape from that.
    You'd better pray to your father, Lord Poseidon.'
    They lumbered off, but laughter filled my heart
    to think how nobody's name—my great cunning stroke—
    had duped them one and all.†   (source)
  • No, we're easily duped by our affection, And vanity aids in our misdirection.†   (source)
  • The duped Don Quixote did not miss a single stroke of the count, and he found that together with those of the night before they made up three thousand and twenty-nine.†   (source)
  • The facts which, from our own experience, forbid a reliance of this kind, are too recent to permit us to be the dupes of such a suggestion.†   (source)
  • Even in the midst of defensive and dangerous wars with Persia and Macedon, the members never acted in concert, and were, more or fewer of them, eternally the dupes or the hirelings of the common enemy.†   (source)
  • Or is it that from being a deluder of others he has become at last his own dupe as he is, if report belie him not, his own and his only enjoyer?†   (source)
  • Ignorance will be the dupe of cunning, and passion the slave of sophistry and declamation.†   (source)
  • From whence is it that the knave is generally so quick-sighted to those symptoms and operations of knavery, which often dupe an honest man of a much better understanding?†   (source)
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