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  • For one thing, a lot of his more creative efforts were rife with small inaccuracies, in-jokes almost, and he was not always so fastidious about his materials as someone turning out deliberate forgeries would have been.†   (source)
  • "Well, we could do a forgery," Klaus said, using a word which here means "write something yourself and pretend somebody else wrote it."†   (source)
  • Another, who claimed he had works of master calligraphers and painters, was actually selling forgeries.†   (source)
  • Soon afterward he discovered Holmes's forgery.†   (source)
  • Signature forgery.†   (source)
  • Decrepication is the punishment for forgery in Junpui.†   (source)
  • By contrast, because she wanted not to appear guilty, Nadia walked tall, so that if they were stopped and their ID cards were checked and it was pointed out that her card did not list him as her husband, she would be more believable when she led the questioners home and presented the forgery that was supposedly their marriage certificate.†   (source)
  • 'How about forgery,' she interrupted.†   (source)
  • In the Getty's catalogue, there is a picture of the kouros, with the notation "About 530 BC, or modern forgery."†   (source)
  • FORGERY "Charlie, we've still got that strictly need-to-know company situation going.†   (source)
  • My colleagues call them forgeries, but they're not.†   (source)
  • The only one who might complain in a case of forgery is the person whose name you forged, and I looked out for your interests by picking a dead man.†   (source)
  • He'd exposed frauds, hoaxes, and forgeries.†   (source)
  • Is it a forgery?†   (source)
  • Two of the four paintings are actually forgeries—the Enemy has already stolen them.†   (source)
  • I am well versed in jewels, my dear, and I am so very sorry to inform you that your necklace is a forgery.†   (source)
  • And as I make my way up the rise of the hill, it now comes fully into view, the staggered pointing of the chimneys, and the double steeples and bluish leaded panes, and the crossed beaming of the stuccoed Tudor style, my house a lovely, standing forgery, pristine enough and old enough that it passes most every muster.†   (source)
  • If I name this letter a forgery and tell them to throw you in a dungeon, no one will ignore that, I promise you.†   (source)
  • Edgar held the check in both hands and at a distance, examining it through the bottom lens of his bifocals, as if it smelled of forgery.†   (source)
  • The other forgeries run back to 1893.†   (source)
  • A mean sort, Wilhelmine was a prisoner herself, a German who had served time for forgery.†   (source)
  • Forgery.   (source)
    forgery = falsifying papers
  • He was as anxious as anyone else in the Department that the forgery should be perfect.   (source)
    forgery = falsified (fake) copy of a document
  • The banknotes were forgeries!   (source)
    forgeries = fakes
  • Comrade Ogilvy, who had never existed in the present, now existed in the past, and when once the act of forgery was forgotten, he would exist just as authentically, and upon the same evidence, as Charlemagne or Julius Caesar.   (source)
    forgery = making falsified (fake) copies of documents
  • Most of it was a tedious routine, but included in it there were also jobs so difficult and intricate that you could lose yourself in them as in the depths of a mathematical problem — delicate pieces of forgery in which you had nothing to guide you except your knowledge of the principles of Ingsoc and your estimate of what the Party wanted you to say.   (source)
  • Even the written instructions which Winston received, and which he invariably got rid of as soon as he had dealt with them, never stated or implied that an act of forgery was to be committed: always the reference was to slips, errors, misprints, or misquotations which it was necessary to put right in the interests of accuracy.   (source)
    forgery = making a falsified (fake) copy of a document
  • Sometimes he talked to her of the Records Department and the impudent forgeries that he committed there.   (source)
    forgeries = making of falsified (fake) copies of documents
  • It's a good point, but the forgeries needed to be real—made by hand, that is.†   (source)
  • The Tristero "forgeries" were to be sold, as lot 49.†   (source)
  • Upon his return, Joe appeared in federal court and told the judge that the seven checks were not really forgeries but rather an unorthodox way of doing business.†   (source)
  • As you know, there have been several instances of such forgeries, for which publishers have paid large sums, wishing to trade no doubt on the sensationalism of such stories.†   (source)
  • Not too many people can forge a Rembrandt or a Vermeer, so they would only be able to leave behind forgeries for a few," said David.†   (source)
  • If they wanted to hide the fact that some paintings were stolen, why wouldn't they just replace all of them with forgeries?†   (source)
  • Many works now hanging in museums are clever forgeries–the stolen paintings in the newspapers are merely to divert Rowan's attention from other thefts that have gone undetected….†   (source)
  • Morris was in touch with the auctioneers yesterday to tell them his client wanted to examine our forgeries, lot 49, in advance.†   (source)
  • I was sure we were on the right track with the forgery idea.†   (source)
  • Now that story was drowned in a clever forgery.†   (source)
  • Forgery was a felony offense punishable by up to ten years in jail.†   (source)
  • "Forgery is a very serious charge," he said sternly, and blew his nose.†   (source)
  • "And you're saying that it's an invention, a forgery?"†   (source)
  • The GRU were masters of forgery and disinformation.†   (source)
  • "That was a remarkable forgery," I say when we are alone.†   (source)
  • But why would Soviet military intelligence want to plant such a forgery?†   (source)
  • He corresponded with Teleborian, but the correspondence we've seen is apparently a forgery.†   (source)
  • You'd be amazed how much you can sell an honest forgery for.†   (source)
  • First, the tapes might be a forgery.†   (source)
  • "If I'd gone," Belknap said, "the forgery probably wouldn't have been discovered, because I wouldn't have been around to discover it.†   (source)
  • I have said you are an art dealer, arrested for forgery, and now run an operation like Horst's — much smaller scale in terms of paintings, much larger in terms of money."†   (source)
  • Quite a good forgery.†   (source)
  • He concluded by saying that if he had really intended to commit forgery, he would have taken more than $1,193.†   (source)
  • If you really think this note is a forgery, then we have to stop talking about disguises and do an investigation.†   (source)
  • She intended to tell him immediately of their forgery theory, but as soon as she saw him, standing in the doorway with a white handkerchief in one hand and a black briefcase in the other, her words stuck in her throat.†   (source)
  • Her revenge took a particularly devastating form, as Joe learned when he looked at his newspaper one November morning and saw the headline ATTORNEY JOE ODOM INDICTED FOR FORGERY.†   (source)
  • "Forgery?" he repeated.†   (source)
  • Isn't that forgery?†   (source)
  • I am the remarkable forgery.†   (source)
  • If it is a forgery, who did it and why?†   (source)
  • He also says that the forgery is a good one and that the content is a clever blend of truth and fantasy.†   (source)
  • You are also suspected of extortion, bribery, illegal telephone tapping, several counts of criminal forgery, criminal embezzlement of funds, participation in breaking and entering, misuse of authority, espionage, and a long list of other lesser, but that's not to say insignificant, offences.†   (source)
  • This was his defiance to his record of petty forgeries against Gant: he saw himself as a clever swindler although he had never had courage to swindle any one except his father.†   (source)
  • As for the others—Ben and Luke only—they were left floating in limbo; for Steve, since his eighteenth year, had spent most of his life away from home, existing for months by semi-vagabondage, scrappy employment, and small forgeries upon his father, in New Orleans, Jacksonville, Memphis, and reappearing to his depressed family after long intervals by telegraphing that he was desperately sick or, through the intermediacy of a crony who borrowed the title of "doctor" for the occasion,…†   (source)
  • As the ancient clerk deliberately folded and superscribed the note, Mr. Cruncher, after surveying him in silence until he came to the blotting-paper stage, remarked: "I suppose they'll be trying Forgeries this morning?"†   (source)
  • Millions of men perpetrated against one another such innumerable crimes, frauds, treacheries, thefts, forgeries, issues of false money, burglaries, incendiarisms, and murders as in whole centuries are not recorded in the annals of all the law courts of the world, but which those who committed them did not at the time regard as being crimes.†   (source)
  • The signatures to this instrument purporting to be executed by Mr. W. and attested by Wilkins Micawber, are forgeries by — HEEP.†   (source)
  • Forgery?†   (source)
  • This, at all events, is what Ingulf of Croyland used to tell us, until he was discovered to be a forgery.†   (source)
  • It narrated the success of a farm-lassie in clearing her brother of a charge of forgery.†   (source)
  • I gave in the check myself, and said I had every reason to believe it was a forgery.†   (source)
  • Early eighteenth century, unless it is a forgery.†   (source)
  • Unless this is a clever forgery to put us on the wrong scent.†   (source)
  • "Your paper's a forgery," he said to Newman.†   (source)
  • But that is the misfortune of beginning with this kind of forgery.†   (source)
  • President, I indignantly protest to you that this is a forgery and a fraud.†   (source)
  • Yes, a forgery; it is a snare to prevent your making any resistance when they come to fetch you.†   (source)
  • You may take it in your hand; it's no forgery."†   (source)
  • Forgery.†   (source)
  • It was whispered about the country that shortly after the nuptials the bride found among her husband's papers several rough and incomplete drafts of the fatal letter, and had accused him of precipitating the marriage—and Sir Richard's death, too—by a wicked forgery.†   (source)
  • "Listen; this is his description: 'Benedetto, condemned, at the age of sixteen, for five years to the galleys for forgery.'†   (source)
  • The information being promptly carried to Snawley that Squeers was in custody—he was not told for what—that worthy, first extorting a promise that he should be kept harmless, declared the whole tale concerning Smike to be a fiction and forgery, and implicated Ralph Nickleby to the fullest extent.†   (source)
  • They were mostly of a felonious character; comprising the pen with which a celebrated forgery had been committed, a distinguished razor or two, some locks of hair, and several manuscript confessions written under condemnation,—upon which Mr. Wemmick set particular value as being, to use his own words, "every one of 'em Lies, sir."†   (source)
  • From him whom you have rendered the happiest of men, Comte de Wardes This note was in the first place a forgery; it was likewise an indelicacy.†   (source)
  • So I invented this injury in order that I might not commit a forgery, that I might not introduce a flaw into the marriage documents, in order that I might escape from signing.†   (source)
  • Murder, manslaughter, arson, forgery, swindling, house-breaking, highway robbery, larceny, conspiracy, fraud?†   (source)
  • Fraud, forgery, and conspiracy.†   (source)
  • Then, turning to his desk, he said, striking the letter with the back of his right hand, "Come, I had a forgery, three robberies, and two cases of arson, I only wanted a murder, and here it is.†   (source)
  • For by that time it was known that the late Mr Merdle's complaint had been simply Forgery and Robbery.†   (source)
  • It is a forgery.†   (source)
  • My belief is, to tell you the candid truth, that those bits were genuine forgeries all of them put in by monks most probably or it's the big question of our national poet over again, who precisely wrote them like Hamlet and Bacon, as, you who know your Shakespeare infinitely better than I, of course I needn't tell you.†   (source)
  • TITANIA These are the forgeries of jealousy: And never, since the middle summer's spring, Met we on hill, in dale, forest, or mead, By paved fountain, or by rushy brook, Or on the beached margent of the sea, To dance our ringlets to the whistling wind, But with thy brawls thou hast disturb'd our sport.†   (source)
  • 'And in part him;—but,' you may say, 'not well: But if't be he I mean, he's very wild; Addicted so and so;' and there put on him What forgeries you please; marry, none so rank As may dishonour him; take heed of that; But, sir, such wanton, wild, and usual slips As are companions noted and most known To youth and liberty.†   (source)
  • As less reprehensible than theft, highway robbery, cruelty to children and animals, obtaining money under false pretences, forgery, embezzlement, misappropriation of public money, betrayal of public trust, malingering, mayhem, corruption of minors, criminal libel, blackmail, contempt of court, arson, treason, felony, mutiny on the high seas, trespass, burglary, jailbreaking, practice of unnatural vice, desertion from armed forces in the field, perjury, poaching, usury, intelligence…†   (source)
  • …three lusty angels with shirts bagg'd out at their waists, The snag-tooth'd hostler with red hair redeeming sins past and to come, Selling all he possesses, traveling on foot to fee lawyers for his brother and sit by him while he is tried for forgery; What was strewn in the amplest strewing the square rod about me, and not filling the square rod then, The bull and the bug never worshipp'd half enough, Dung and dirt more admirable than was dream'd, The supernatural of no account, myself…†   (source)
  • Some were undone by lawsuits; others spent all they had in drinking, whoring, and gaming; others fled for treason; many for murder, theft, poisoning, robbery, perjury, forgery, coining false money, for committing rapes, or sodomy; for flying from their colours, or deserting to the enemy; and most of them had broken prison; none of these durst return to their native countries, for fear of being hanged, or of starving in a jail; and therefore they were under the necessity of seeking a…†   (source)
  • —Two months since, Here was a gentleman of Normandy,— I've seen myself, and serv'd against, the French, And they can well on horseback: but this gallant Had witchcraft in't: he grew unto his seat; And to such wondrous doing brought his horse, As had he been incorps'd and demi-natur'd With the brave beast: so far he topp'd my thought That I, in forgery of shapes and tricks, Come short of what he did.†   (source)
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