In the gayest and happiest spirits she set forward with her father; not always listening, but always agreeing to what he said; and, whether in speech or silence, conniving
at the comfortable persuasion of his being obliged to go to Randalls every day, or poor Mrs.
She waited until the cold and her fear of being discovered spying forced her to creep upstairs, ashamed of having enjoyed a silly entertainment, and of conniving
at a breach of the rules rather than face a fresh quarrel with Agatha.
management = in Cooper's time, a word suggesting conniving
or unscrupulous manipulation; Havre = le Havre, an important French port}
This was exactly what Sir Thomas and Edmund had been separately conniving
at, as each proved to the other by the sympathetic alacrity with which they both advised Mrs.
She bowed her head, vanishing from him under her conniving
If I were quiet at the moment, I was conniving
at their disorderly conduct; if (as was frequently the case) I happened to be exalting my voice to enforce order, I was using undue violence, and setting the girls a bad example by such ungentleness of tone and language.
Changes had crept in, Marilla conniving
at them resignedly, until it was as sweet and dainty a nest as a young girl could desire.
In the former event, if I remained silent, I should be conniving
at a marriage which would make her miserable for life.
No strange robber, no treacherous host conniving
at the plunder of his guests, or stealing to their beds to kill them in their sleep, no nightly prowler, however terrible and cruel, could have awakened in her bosom half the dread which the recognition of her silent visitor inspired.
The arrested persons stand accused of defrauding government of millions of dollars using fake medical prescriptions by conniving
doctors; while American law enforcement has also impounded $100,000 cash, luxury vehicles and other expensive items.
In a press statement, he pointed out that the US and British governments are conniving
And as the excellent Nigel Havers' conniving
cad served cold revenge to his weeping victim in a devastating DVD it was magnificent mad melodrama of the highest order.