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  • Swords, swordbreakers, axes, bows, pikes, hunting daggers, maces, spears, throwing knives, wooden staves ...While she generally preferred the stealth of a dagger, she was familiar with every weapon here.†   (source)
  • My wife got me this computer game last Christmas, Agents of Stealth?†   (source)
  • We're skimming ten feet above treetop level, the rotors muffled by some kind of stealth technology, approaching downtown Dayton from the north.†   (source)
  • I slow down, try to move with some stealth, but I'm really just lucky to be upright.†   (source)
  • Bronze dragon ain't exactly a stealth plane.†   (source)
  • She looked at Rahel standing at the dining table and noticed the same eerie stealth, the ability to keep very still and very quiet that Estha seemed to have mastered.†   (source)
  • Not exactly an ideal location for a stealth mission, but with barely two hours of moon time left there was no time for an overground jaunt.†   (source)
  • Saphira's stealth and speed, combined with the dim lighting, made it nearly impossible for the Urgals to predict where she would strike next.†   (source)
  • Her style seemed to be stealth rather than an intimidating windup.†   (source)
  • He corrects the error in stealth, not bothering to explain to Jonathan and Brandon what he's so busy doing all day, and then suddenly it is over.†   (source)
  • After years of waiting, after years of my only defense against the Mogadorians being intellect and stealth, my first Legacy has arrived.†   (source)
  • Wild things recognize stealth for what it is: a lie and a trap.†   (source)
  • bladed stealth helicopter thirty feet above the neighbor's house.†   (source)
  • Lieutenant Awn waited for the rest of the story, not for the first time annoyed at the Orsian tendency to approach topics by stealth, but managing mostly not to show it.†   (source)
  • Everywhere they went, they saw signs urging Wonderlanders to attend meetings of the numberless Black Imagination societies that now flourished in every banqueting hall, while the few White Imagination societies were forced to gather in stealth and secret.†   (source)
  • Dead ahead, in Afghanistan, awaited an ancient battleground where we could match our enemy, strength for strength, stealth for stealth, steel for steel.†   (source)
  • Like all American submarines, her long suit was stealth.†   (source)
  • No need for caution, no need for stealth, no preternatural host waiting.†   (source)
  • Continuity lapses had begun to proliferate with the stealth of rats breeding in cellar corners: for a space of thirty pages, the Baron had become the Viscount from Misery's Quest.†   (source)
  • But he was stealth cool, the only one in their room that knew what Liam was talking about when he started in on Japanese horror flicks or articles from back issues of Rolling Stone.†   (source)
  • She pinpointed the location of the voice, thinking: Such stealth!†   (source)
  • The fact was that on the previous Saturday, Sister Franca de la Luz, Superior of the Academy of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin, had come into the class on Ideas of Cosmogony with the stealth of a serpent, and spying on the students over their shoulders, she discovered that Fermina Daza was pretending to take notes in her notebook when in reality she was writing a love letter.†   (source)
  • He laid his finger beside his nose, a sign of stealth, or perhaps deceit.†   (source)
  • Stealth, cunning.†   (source)
  • We aren't just driving straight into the city, we're taking a stealth route.†   (source)
  • She had a talent for stealth.†   (source)
  • But all of a sudden I'm not sure we're talking about beer, and if we're not talking about beer, if Mia's issuing some stealth apology .†   (source)
  • The prospect of so idyllic an interim added to the inspired stealth with which he whetted his wire, filed it to a Umber stiletto fineness.†   (source)
  • He dares not openly fight our noble Queen, but he works by stealth, by poison, by disease.†   (source)
  • To do that he needed to master stealth, patience, and camouflage.†   (source)
  • Abandoning any effort at stealth, Max ceased his backing shuffle and turned around so he could crawl swiftly back toward the well.†   (source)
  • Theon had captured the castle by stealth, sending his best men to scale the walls and swim the moat under the cover of darkness.†   (source)
  • We received countless briefings, varying from chemical warfare defense to our task of refueling the Stealth fighters.†   (source)
  • There came the soft sound of horses led with stealth along the lane.†   (source)
  • The raid was proof that good planning and the use of stealth was a lethal combination.†   (source)
  • "I guess we're the stealth force," he said, looking down at the exuberant badger.†   (source)
  • But so much for the idea that vampires had any kind of skill at stealth—Mr.†   (source)
  • At a succession of very grand houses—great echoing places commandeered for the war effort—they had practised concealment, stealth, and sabotage.†   (source)
  • Stealth is everything when you're trying to avoid street gangs.†   (source)
  • Stealth was out of the question.†   (source)
  • His training hadn't been in fear and diplomacy; it had been in silence and stealth.†   (source)
  • They longed to announce their glorious charge with a song of war, but they understood that a certain degree of stealth was vital to the ultimate success of deBernezan's battle plan.†   (source)
  • His face was so bony and gaunt that at times his sallow skin appeared transparent, but his pale blue eyes were sharp and belied a canny stealth and intelligence.†   (source)
  • It is not lost on him that the pistol's primary traits—elegance, stealth, and the potential to produce mayhem—match those of its owner.†   (source)
  • It was the cry of a small animal, a tiny nocturnal creature, a herbivore that depended on stealth and speed for survival.†   (source)
  • Apparently vampires possessed great stealth.†   (source)
  • He was, in his own fashion, training her for the day when she might become a runaway, and a successful flight would depend on the stealth of her movements through the woods that bordered all the roads.†   (source)
  • And at that instant, to my almost total disbelief, with a firmness and a resolve that match my own delicate stealth, she moves her arm protectively into a position which clearly means: "Nothing doing."†   (source)
  • They should hardly expect stealth and elaborate precautions of one for whom they are doing a favor.†   (source)
  • To Kozlowski, sitting in the car behind him, his bent-forward walk looked like stealth, and he thought, "Poor old nut.†   (source)
  • Stepping to the left of the car, and assuming the serious position of stealth which the narrowness of the garage made necessary, he disappeared into the absolute darkness.†   (source)
  • The soldiers are trained to move through the night with stealth.
  • We call it a stealth tax because taxpayers don't even realize they're paying it.
  • Her blond hair was streaked with red highlights —very subtle for a stealth mission.†   (source)
  • One glance at my companions tells me this is no time for a stealth attack on Snow.†   (source)
  • No. If we're gonna do this, stealth will work way better than muscle.†   (source)
  • Even on stealth-sensitive radar he would be no more than a barely perceptible distortion.†   (source)
  • Stealth, we were told, must be our watchword on the high, quiet slopes of the Hindu Kush.†   (source)
  • So, with slow care rather than stealth, we must approach the subject of a certain woman.†   (source)
  • Stuff he can only get by stealth...like a weapon.†   (source)
  • Ramius is in the trade of stealth, and he'll likely stick to what he knows," Barclay concluded.†   (source)
  • Collet knew the opportunity for a stealth approach had long since passed.†   (source)
  • I hoped the lateness of the hour and my natural stealth would keep me from being seen.†   (source)
  • She selected a stealth-coated helmet, slipping it over her pointed ears.†   (source)
  • "So much for stealth," muttered Miss Boon.†   (source)
  • He screamed as his clothes took fire, and that was the end of stealth.†   (source)
  • Her stealth made him jump; he could never understand how she moved so quietly.†   (source)
  • "Well, then," Blitzen said, "perhaps a stealth helicopter.†   (source)
  • Speed, not stealth, he said, passing Mikil.†   (source)
  • She knew things, yes, chess, all those layers of Slavic stealth, those ensnarements and ploys.†   (source)
  • Being ten feet tall and glowing silver, Bob didn't do stealth very well.†   (source)
  • Heinrich returned, walking in an over-deliberate and stylized manner, with elements of stealth.†   (source)
  • They were, Charles decided, the worst stealth force ever to be sent on a mission during wartime.†   (source)
  • With a sense of deep stealth and secrecy he finally went over and stood beside it.†   (source)
  • "Speed versus stealth," Thomas said.†   (source)
  • In his hand is a ship's rudder—a blade the size of a stealth bomber, fixed to a fifty-foot-long pole—and Mr. Gorgeous is raising said rudder to smash the crud out of Camp Half-Blood.†   (source)
  • Nearly failed on Stealth and Tracking.†   (source)
  • Behind him, Blackjack emerged from the wheat field, moving with surprising stealth for such a large animal.†   (source)
  • A barrier that has been completely spumed, snubbed, and confounded by Y.T., who dropped out of the sky into the middle of the camp like a Stealth fighter with an inferiority complex.†   (source)
  • Celaena passed the Tests—stealth and tracking—without drawing much attention to herself or risking her neck to save anyone.†   (source)
  • I am a creature of stealth, after all.†   (source)
  • The others fell in behind him, and he decided to trade stealth for speed, sprinting down that first long hallway.†   (source)
  • That's where they taught us stealth, camouflage, and patrolling, the essential field craft of the commando.†   (source)
  • I had Stealth Sensoring Spells placed all around my doorway after the last one got in, you foolish boy.†   (source)
  • It was every little fairy's dream that one day he would grow up to don the stealth-black jumpsuit of the Retrieval commandos.†   (source)
  • '...he's got other plans...plans he can put into operation very quietly indeed...stuff he can only get by stealth...like a weapon.†   (source)
  • While wild things might play games of stealth, and in doing so may even occasionally fall prey to stealth, they are never truly caught by it.†   (source)
  • Stuff he can only get by stealth.†   (source)
  • Stealth is useless.†   (source)
  • But apparently the troll had not read the predator's handbook, because it didn't bother with the stealth approach, jumping directly to the lightning strike.†   (source)
  • Stealth and superior numbers.†   (source)
  • There's a whole range: dormant, stealth, even the fairly terrifying seek-and-destroy mode you've just witnessed.†   (source)
  • In another year, perhaps two, though no more than five, there would be no need for stealth, because there would be no more prey to stalk.†   (source)
  • Eragon and Garzhvog halted, and then Garzhvog raised a finger and, with surprising stealth, crept through a wall of brush toward the laughter.†   (source)
  • For the sake of stealth, he had to struggle along as an old dude with bad knees and chicken-soup stink.†   (source)
  • The magnificent beasts moved among the trees with uncanny stealth, their coats shimmering in the emerald twilight.†   (source)
  • The guard around the castle surely had been increased since his cape, but they weren't accustomed to the kind of stealth the Circle had perfected.†   (source)
  • A squadron of stealth fighters and three C-17s took off from the Hickam base in Hawaii seven hours ago.†   (source)
  • For almost a year as the SR-71 was being phased out, I had signed paperwork swearing to absolute secrecy about my involvement with the Stealth program, even though the aircraft had already been revealed to the public.†   (source)
  • Natasha Kiraly was also in the Red Branch, an exceedingly capable Agent whose stealth and swiftness were legendary.†   (source)
  • With the warming temperatures of the impending spring, many locals were sleeping in their courtyards, which significantly increased the need for stealth.†   (source)
  • Stealth must be our way.†   (source)
  • He abandoned any attempt at stealth and hit the highway, loping down the center of the road, a solitary figure under the immensity of a leaden sky.†   (source)
  • It's a freaking stealth turtle!†   (source)
  • In what would go down as one of history's greatest acts of stealth and logistics, Grant withdrew 115,000 men from their breastworks under cover of darkness and marched them south, crossed the James River without a single loss of life, and then pressed due west to Petersburg.†   (source)
  • Drizzt felt a fool; to think that all of his caution and stealth had served no better purpose than to amuse the wizard!†   (source)
  • Once there, you could disable the siege weapons by stealth and allow the rest of your crew to approach.†   (source)
  • My nature did not respond as well to envelopment movements, to the stealth of an enemy who trusted in more complicated operations.†   (source)
  • No Silencer would be caught dead tramping through the woods with all the stealth of a bull in a china shop—or they would be caught dead doing it.†   (source)
  • Stealth no longer an option, the SEALs used interpreters with bullhorns to inform the MAMs they were surrounded by coalition forces and could surrender, an option given whenever possible in these situations.†   (source)
  • All the allies wanted to know what had happened in the enemy camp, and Charles and Tummeler told the story in a rush, there on the beach, pausing now and then to compliment one another on their stealth and prowess.†   (source)
  • What do you mean by stealth?†   (source)
  • The helldog scanned for its foe, but the panther's powers of stealth were beyond even the considerable awareness of its keen senses.†   (source)
  • Before the aircraft's last flight, as some personnel from the base worried about a new mission to fill the void left by the SR-71 Blackbird, a few members of my squadron, including myself, were tasked to mid-air refuel a new aircraft that was coming out from the highly shrouded world of "black operations"—the F-117 Stealth Fighter.†   (source)
  • They started down the rocky path toward the small camp of the dwarves with as much stealth as they could muster, which made them about as quiet as a rolling boulder.†   (source)
  • So much for stealth.†   (source)
  • He was outfitted in light armor the elves had given him to replace the ill-fitting Dwarven tunic, but otherwise carried only a short sword and small hatchet, as he thought appropriate for a stealth mission.†   (source)
  • Stealth.†   (source)
  • The cat ducked to the very back of the deep ledge and lay flat and still, awaiting its master's command, confident that its heightened abilities of stealth could protect it even against the high sensitivities of a demon.†   (source)
  • He was an observer who understood the value of knowledge of friend or foe, and he had often used his stealth prowess to observe the daily routines and traditions of the proud natives of Icewind Dale, the barbarians.†   (source)
  • For me the time of stealth has passed.†   (source)
  • Even after a year it was as though he entered by stealth to despoil her virginity each time anew.†   (source)
  • His hair and eyes were dark, his face full of sad stealth.†   (source)
  • Pallidly, on restless feet, they smiled, plotting escape with slant-eyed stealth.†   (source)
  • While she was still upstairs Brideshead and Cordelia arrived from London; when at last we met alone it was by stealth, like young lovers.†   (source)
  • Scarlett wondered how that ponderous body which shook the floors could move with such savage stealth when its owner wished to eavesdrop.†   (source)
  • Some of them were fearful, some revengeful for their comrade, some, as it were, disbodied in the sleep-walk of their stealth.†   (source)
  • And as Kamar al-Zaman continued sleeping till the first third of the night, Maymunah came up out of the Roman well and made for the firmament, thinking to listen by stealth to the converse of the angels; but when she reached the mouth of the well, and saw a light shining in the tower room, contrary to custom, she marveled, drew nigh, entered within the door, and beheld the couch spread, whereon was a human form with a wax candle burning at his head and the lantern at his feet.†   (source)
  • How clearly the old Archbishop could recall the scene; those two young men in the fields in the grey morning, disguised as if they were criminals, escaping by stealth from their homes.†   (source)
  • Absorbed, taking no heed of other people, he went about with a sort of stealth, seeking inwardly for luck.†   (source)
  • —A picture seen by stealth, by creeping (my childhood taught me that instead of love and it stood me in good stead; in fact, if it had taught me love, love could not have stood me so) into the deserted midday room to look at it.†   (source)
  • He did not mind the physical abuse so much as he did its cowardly stealth, weakness, and slobbering reconciliations.†   (source)
  • Smaug had left his lair in silent stealth, quietly soared into the air, and then floated heavy and slow in the dark like a monstrous crow, down the wind towards the west of the Mountain, in the hopes of catching unawares something or somebody there, and of spying the outlet to the passage which the thief had used.†   (source)
  • The dwarves could not, course, compare with the hobbit in real stealth, and the made a deal of puffing and shuffling which echoes magnified alarmingly; but though every now and again Bilbo in fear stopped and listened, not a sound stirred below Near the bottom, as well as he could judge, Bilbo slipped on his ring and went ahead.†   (source)
  • If he went to Belle Watling's house at all, he went by night and by stealth as did more respectable townsmen, instead of leaving his horse hitched in front of her door in the afternoons as an advertisement of his presence within.†   (source)
  • But another part—the part in which his desire and wonder met—were "floaters," young men and women of precarious means, variable lives, who slid mysteriously from cell to cell, who peopled the night with their flitting stealth.†   (source)
  • She had two children by him, both girls: she moved with wasted stealth around all the quiet slander of a South Carolina mill-town, committing adultery carefully with a mill owner, a banker, and a lumber man, walking circumspectly with her tender blonde smile by day past all the sly smiles of town and trade, knowing that the earth was mined below her feet, and that her name, with clerk and merchant, was a sign for secret laughter.†   (source)
  • He was a very retiring man, and he preferred to do good by stealth.†   (source)
  • But the Mormon rustler added wisdom to his cunning and stealth.†   (source)
  • The village looks at him by stealth, for it is afraid.†   (source)
  • Thus I am obliged to act by stealth, not because I do ill, but because others are pleased to say so.†   (source)
  • They would feed him raw beef on a platter at the barrack-school, and he must smoke by stealth.†   (source)
  • These things had been bought in Bath and other towns from time to time, and brought home by stealth.†   (source)
  • During Clean-up Week, Pickerbaugh spread abroad a new lyric of his own composition: Germs come by stealth And ruin health, So listen, pard, Just drop a card To some man who'll clean up your yard And that will hit the old germs hard.†   (source)
  • All the movement he dared to allow himself was to reach, as it were by stealth, after the shell of half a cocoa-nut floating between his shoes, and bale some of the water out with a carefully restrained action.†   (source)
  • Deliberate in his choice of steps, very slow in moving, Hare went on with a stealth which satisfied even his intent ear.†   (source)
  • There were present, too, some clerks, and a gown —and surplice-maker's assistant; two ladies who sported moral characters of various depths of shade, according to their company, nicknamed "Bower o' Bliss" and "Freckles"; some horsey men "in the know" of betting circles; a travelling actor from the theatre, and two devil-may-care young men who proved to be gownless undergraduates; they had slipped in by stealth to meet a man about bull-pups, and stayed to drink and smoke short pipes with the racing gents aforesaid, looking at their watches every now and then.†   (source)
  • If he had used caution before, now he strained every nerve to force himself to creeping stealth and to sensitiveness of ear.†   (source)
  • At once my anxiety subsided; it was now no longer (as it had been a moment ago) until to-morrow that I had lost my mother, for my little line was going—to annoy her, no doubt, and doubly so because this contrivance would make me ridiculous in Swann's eyes—but was going all the same to admit me, invisibly and by stealth, into the same room as herself, was going to whisper from me into her ear; for that forbidden and unfriendly dining-room, where but a moment ago the ice itself—with burned nuts in it—and the finger-bowls seemed to me to be concealing pleasures that were mischievous and of a mortal sadness because Mamma was tasting of them and I was far away, ha†   (source)
  • "Why did you slip away by stealth like this?" said d'Urberville, with upbraiding breathlessness; "on a Sunday morning, too, when people were all in bed!†   (source)
  • An open book, a skull, and in its light constructed frame, the double hollow of frail glass, and inside it, sand extracted from eternity, to tumble here as time in holy, terrifying stealth ...And so Holger the spirit's "leeric" improvisation followed its strange course, which led from the shores of home to a hermit and the object of his meditations, and to the boundless amazement of those around the table, wandered on, speaking in bold and dreamy phrases of things human and divine, spelling them out; and no sooner had they found†   (source)
  • Here's a placard, it was painted by my daughter Orchid and the poetry is my own humble effort, and let me tell you it gets quoted around everywhere: You can't get health By a pussyfoot stealth, So let's every health-booster Crow just like a rooster.†   (source)
  • The women who owed much to Jane Withersteen changed not in love for her, nor in devotion to their household work, but they poisoned both by a thousand acts of stealth and cunning and duplicity.†   (source)
  • Then, horsemen began to come less frequently, and seemed to bring bad tidings when they did, and at length they ceased to come at all, and footsore peasants slunk to the gate after sunset, and did their errand there, by stealth.†   (source)
  • In democracies it is by no means the case that all the men who cultivate literature have received a literary education; and most of those who have some tinge of belles-lettres are either engaged in politics, or in a profession which only allows them to taste occasionally and by stealth the pleasures of the mind.†   (source)
  • Perhaps the great grandchildren of uncle Fred may have freely imparted to them the divine treasures, which he sought by stealth, at the risk of the prison and the scourge.†   (source)
  • I admired virtue and good feelings and loved the gentle manners and amiable qualities of my cottagers, but I was shut out from intercourse with them, except through means which I obtained by stealth, when I was unseen and unknown, and which rather increased than satisfied the desire I had of becoming one among my fellows.†   (source)
  • By stealth, there had been there, in the darkness of the night, poor desolated creatures, who stole from their scanty hours' rest, that they might repay to him some of those ministrations of love in which he had always been so abundant.†   (source)
  • When, under cover of the night, I flew to Miss Mills, whom I saw by stealth in a back kitchen where there was a mangle, and implored Miss Mills to interpose between us and avert insanity.†   (source)
  • There was no necessity for any continuance of speech, and the fact that she did add more seemed to proceed from an unconscious desire to show unconcern by making a remark, which is noticeable in the ingenuous when they are acting by stealth.†   (source)
  • Ney, who had had a corps of ten thousand men, reached Napoleon at Orsha with only one thousand men left, having abandoned all the rest and all his cannon, and having crossed the Dnieper at night by stealth at a wooded spot.†   (source)
  • There is my father—another of my father—but the idea of sitting for his picture made him so nervous, that I could only take him by stealth; neither of them very like therefore.†   (source)
  • "Nevertheless," said Gurth, again laying down his head on the wooden log which served him for a pillow, "both Jew and Gentile must be content to abide the opening of the great gate—we suffer no visitors to depart by stealth at these unseasonable hours."†   (source)
  • When I had begun to advance Herbert's prospects by stealth, I had been able to bear this with cheerful philosophy: he and his affianced, for their part, had naturally not been very anxious to introduce a third person into their interviews; and thus, although I was assured that I had risen in Clara's esteem, and although the young lady and I had long regularly interchanged messages and remembrances by Herbert, I had never seen her.†   (source)
  • Write as though the Jung-i-Lat Sahib himself had come by stealth with a vast army outsetting to war.'†   (source)
  • At this early hour many sickly girls, whose business, like that of the poor worm, is to produce, with patient toil, the finery that bedecks the thoughtless and luxurious, traverse our streets, making towards the scene of their daily labour, and catching, as if by stealth, in their hurried walk, the only gasp of wholesome air and glimpse of sunlight which cheer their monotonous existence during the long train of hours that make a working day.†   (source)
  • As its enemies remain mute, or only interchange their thoughts by stealth, they are themselves unaware for a long period that a great revolution has actually been effected; and in this state of uncertainly they take no steps—they observe each other and are silent.†   (source)
  • The child was put out to nurse, a long way off; his mother never saw him but once or twice, and then by stealth; and his father—so eagerly did he thirst after the money which seemed to come almost within his grasp now, for his brother-in-law was very ill, and breaking more and more every day—never went near him, to avoid raising any suspicion.†   (source)
  • St Xavier's boys sometimes brought them in by stealth to snigger over among their mates; for the language of the grateful patient recounting his symptoms is most simple and revealing.†   (source)
  • But those who take an interest in this tale, will be glad to learn that the BROTHERS CHEERYBLE live; that their liberal charity, their singleness of heart, their noble nature, and their unbounded benevolence, are no creations of the Author's brain; but are prompting every day (and oftenest by stealth) some munificent and generous deed in that town of which they are the pride and honour.†   (source)
  • Then,
    once you've sealed those matters, seen them through,
    think hard, reach down deep in your heart and soul
    for a way to kill these suitors in your house,
    by stealth or in open combat.†   (source)
  • But once you have killed those suitors in your halls—
    by stealth or in open fight with slashing bronze—
    go forth once more, you must ...
    carry your well-planed oar until you come
    to a race of people who know nothing of the sea,
    whose food is never seasoned with salt, strangers all
    to ships with their crimson prows and long slim oars,
    wings that make ships fly.†   (source)
  • Or else by stealth in some wood for trial,
    Or back of a rock in the open air,
    (For in any roof'd room of a house I emerge not, nor in company,
    And in libraries I lie as one dumb, a gawk, or unborn, or dead,)
    But just possibly with you on a high hill, first watching lest any
    person for miles around approach unawares,
    Or possibly with you sailing at sea, or on the beach of the sea or
    some quiet island,
    Here to put your lips upon mine I permit you,
    With the comrade's long-dwelling kiss or the new husband's kiss,
    For I am the new husband and I am the comrade.†   (source)
  • Let me, by stealth, this female plague o'ercome, And from the field return inglorious home.†   (source)
  • Methinks I feel this youth's perfections With an invisible and subtle stealth To creep in at mine eyes.†   (source)
  • If you did wed my sister for her wealth, Then for her wealth's sake use her with more kindness; Or, if you like elsewhere, do it by stealth; Muffle your false love with some show of blindness; Let not my sister read it in your eye; Be not thy tongue thy own shame's orator; Look sweet, speak fair, become disloyalty; Apparel vice like virtue's harbinger; Bear a fair presence though your heart be tainted; Teach sin the carriage of a holy saint; Be secret-false: what need she be acquainted?†   (source)
  • Faith, here 'tis; Romeo
    Is banished; and all the world to nothing
    That he dares ne'er come back to challenge you;
    Or if he do, it needs must be by stealth.†   (source)
  • To this his answer was that he thanked me for the disposition I showed to do honour to him and to regard myself as honoured by the bestowal of his treasure; but that as my father was alive it was his by right to make this demand, for if it were not in accordance with his full will and pleasure, Luscinda was not to be taken or given by stealth.†   (source)
  • DEMETRIUS My lord, fair Helen told me of their stealth, Of this their purpose hither to this wood; And I in fury hither follow'd them, Fair Helena in fancy following me.†   (source)
  • But it chances The stealth of our most mutual entertainment, With character too gross, is writ on Juliet.†   (source)
  • As when a gryphon through the wilderness
    With winged course, o'er hill or moory dale,
    Pursues the Arimaspian, who by stealth
    Had from his wakeful custody purloined
    The guarded gold; so eagerly the Fiend
    O'er bog or steep, through strait, rough, dense, or rare,
    With head, hands, wings, or feet, pursues his way,
    And swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies.†   (source)
  • The monarch, blinded with desire of wealth, With steel invades his brother's life by stealth; Before the sacred altar made him bleed, And long from her conceal'd the cruel deed.†   (source)
  • My master, continuing his discourse, said, "there was nothing that rendered the Yahoos more odious, than their undistinguishing appetite to devour every thing that came in their way, whether herbs, roots, berries, the corrupted flesh of animals, or all mingled together: and it was peculiar in their temper, that they were fonder of what they could get by rapine or stealth, at a greater distance, than much better food provided for them at home.†   (source)
  • When a man is destitute of food, or other thing necessary for his life, and cannot preserve himselfe any other way, but by some fact against the Law; as if in a great famine he take the food by force, or stealth, which he cannot obtaine for mony nor charity; or in defence of his life, snatch away another mans Sword, he is totally Excused, for the reason next before alledged.†   (source)
  • Who, in the lusty stealth of nature, take More composition and fierce quality Than doth, within a dull, stale, tired bed, Go to the creating a whole tribe of fops Got 'tween asleep and wake?†   (source)
  • Cherubim
    That kept their watch; thence full of anguish driven,
    The space of seven continued nights he rode
    With darkness; thrice the equinoctial line
    He circled; four times crossed the car of night
    From pole to pole, traversing each colure;
    On the eighth returned; and, on the coast averse
    From entrance or Cherubick watch, by stealth
    Found unsuspected way.†   (source)
  • I evermore did love you, Hermia; Did ever keep your counsels; never wrong'd you; Save that, in love unto Demetrius, I told him of your stealth unto this wood: He follow'd you; for love I follow'd him; But he hath chid me hence, and threaten'd me To strike me, spurn me, nay, to kill me too: And now, so you will let me quiet go, To Athens will I bear my folly back, And follow you no farther.†   (source)
  • A serving-man, proud in heart and mind; that curled my hair; wore gloves in my cap; served the lust of my mistress' heart, and did the act of darkness with her; swore as many oaths as I spake words, and broke them in the sweet face of heaven: one that slept in the contriving of lust, and waked to do it: wine loved I deeply, dice dearly; and in woman out-paramour'd the Turk; false of heart, light of ear, bloody of hand; hog in sloth, fox in stealth, wolf in greediness, dog in madness, lion in prey.†   (source)
  • Of ev'ry Latian fair whom Jove misled To mount by stealth my violated bed, To thee alone I grudg'd not his embrace, But gave a part of heav'n, and an unenvied place.†   (source)
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