You yourself have had many opportunities of seeing how incapable I am of deceit or chicanery
After the word chicanery
there was a growing noise, half of murmurs and half of hisses, while four persons started up at once--Mr.
Thorn was a plain, straightforward sailor, who never had two minds nor two prices in his dealings, was deficient in patience and pliancy, and totally wanting in the chicanery
They were constituted of such inferior clay that the veriest chicanery
Should not a magistrate be not merely the best administrator of the law, but the most crafty expounder of the chicanery
of his profession, a steel probe to search hearts, a touchstone to try the gold which in each soul is mingled with more or less of alloy?"
Consider the whole machinery of the civil law made necessary by these processes; the libraries of ponderous tomes, the courts and juries to interpret them, the lawyers studying to circumvent them, the pettifogging and chicanery
, the hatreds and lies!
They are calling in some legal chicanery
, and upon that ground they are threatening to turn us out of the house!
Elsewhere, sterling has been holding steady so far today, and is moderately down from week-ago levels versus the dollar and euro, which is a consequence of UK Prime Minister Johnson's "constitutional chicanery
" (as one political pundit put it) in suspending parliament for an usually long period ahead of the October-31 Brexit deadline.
The latest piece of chicanery
around voting rules for a future referendum would put Eldridge Gerry to shame.
Lets face it, there's been so many changes in the Tories, such chicanery
in Westminster, we deserve a general election to sort it out.
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Lee, who had hidden the missing parachute back at base, took a while to admit to his fears, but he had good reasoning for his chicanery
: "Have you seen how high these planes go?"