In neither instance, as far as circumstances have been stated to us by different persons, do we see any reason to suspect the savage chiefs of perfidy
in their overtures of friendship.
He spoke of woman's perfidy
, of a wife who had broken her holiest vows, of a home and heart made desolate.
He is at this time transporting large armies of foreign mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of Cruelty & perfidy
scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy of the Head of a civilized nation.
Da Souza had purchased a morning paper at the junction, and their host's perfidy
had become apparent.
The stick untied from Jerry's neck told the tale of her perfidy
and incensed Lamai, who sprang between and deflected the blow with a stone poi-pounder that might have brained Jerry.
I'm sure I thought it would have comforted your la'ship, or I would have seen it at the devil before I would have touched it." "Honour," says Sophia, "you are a good girl, and it is vain to attempt concealing longer my weakness from you; I have thrown away my heart on a man who hath forsaken me." "And is Mr Jones," answered the maid, "such a perfidy
man?" "He hath taken his leave of me," says Sophia, "for ever in that letter.
It doubles the security to the people, by requiring the concurrence of two distinct bodies in schemes of usurpation or perfidy
, where the ambition or corruption of one would otherwise be sufficient.
Pelet, reproaching him with perfidy
, sending him a challenge, or performing other gambadoes of the sort--I hit at last on the expedient of walking out in the cool of the morning to a neighbouring establishment of baths, and treating myself to a bracing plunge.
He feared, too, that Crooks and M'Lellan would take this opportunity to retort upon him the perfidy
which they accused him of having used, two years previously, among these very Sioux.
The deserted damsel had personally appeared in court, and had borne energetic evidence to her lover's perfidy
and the strength of her blighted affections.
He defended Louise against Raoul, and justified her perfidy
by her love.
In the breast of the leader was the hope that he had planted enough of superstitious terror in their hearts to make the sight of the supposed author of their imagined wrongs sufficient provocation for his murder; for Bududreen was too sly to give the order for the killing of a white man--the arm of the white man's law was too long--but he felt that he would rest easier were he to leave the island with the knowledge that only a dead man remained behind with the secret of his perfidy