Rather Cape Tormentoto, as called of yore; for long allured by the perfidious
silences that before had attended us, we found ourselves launched into this tormented sea, where guilty beings transformed into those fowls and these fish, seemed condemned to swim on everlastingly without any haven in store, or beat that black air without any horizon.
I had my own reasons for being dismayed at this apparition; too well I remembered the perfidious
hints given by Mrs.
King Richard was absent a prisoner, and in the power of the perfidious
and cruel Duke of Austria.
They had no pride of vain philosophy to support, no perfidious
rage of faction to glut, by persevering in their mistakes until they should be extinguished in torrents of blood.
This, it has been said, would constitute the senators their own judges, in every case of a corrupt or perfidious
execution of that trust.
The batteries most capable of repelling foreign enterprises on our safety, are happily such as can never be turned by a perfidious
government against our liberties.
And then from hating "Hanson" he came to look upon himself with hate and loathing--to see himself and his perfidious
act in all their contemptible hideousness.
I have nothing to save for your Majesty; you are only the victim of perfidious
You are completely mistaken, sir," said Monte Cristo coldly, who felt the perfidious
manoeuvre of the young man, and understood the bearing of his words; "you only acquired my protection after the influence and fortune of your father had been ascertained; for, after all, who procured for me, who had never seen either you or your illustrious father, the pleasure of your acquaintance?
In short, so operative were the terrors that surrounded them, that of twenty-four young men, who deserted from a transport, twenty-two were glad to return of themselves, the others being shot by sentinels; and one of their friends, who was supposed to have been accessory to their escape, was carried on shore to behold the destruction of his house and effects, which were burned in his presence, as a punishment for his temerity and perfidious
aid to his comrades.
The Blackfeet said nothing of the late battle, of which Fontenelle had as yet received no accounts; the latter, however, knew the hostile and perfidious
nature of these savages, and took care to inform them of the encampment of Captain Bonneville, that they might know there were more white men in the neighborhood.
She had but two varieties of expression; the prevalent one a forbidding, dissatisfied scowl, varied sometimes by a most pernicious and perfidious