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.
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.
Summary: Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] March 9 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday registered a case against eight State Bank of India (SBI) officials over the charges of conniving
with private company officials for cheating the bank.
Last month, the Dole ordered the suspension following reports that some POEA personnel were conniving
with unscrupulous recruiters in illegal activities.
A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced four men to four years in jail each for conniving
to siphon off QR2mn from a local bank.
We hope the agency acts on this immediately as a matter of justice to consumers who have been victimized by these greedy, conniving
players in the power industry," Casino said.
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.