That puts the court in too bad a light," replied Bilibin."It's not treachery nor rascality
nor stupidity: it is just as at Ulm...
"Very likely," said Sancho; "for her beauty bewildered me as much as her ugliness did your worship; but let us leave it all to God, who alone knows what is to happen in this vale of tears, in this evil world of ours, where there is hardly a thing to be found without some mixture of wickedness, roguery, and rascality
. But one thing, senor, troubles me more than all the rest, and that is thinking what is to be done when your worship conquers some giant, or some other knight, and orders him to go and present himself before the beauty of the lady Dulcinea.
A pack of ragged Portuguese muleteers crowded around us, offering their beasts at half a dollar an hour--more rascality
to the stranger, for the market price is sixteen cents.
and general dubiousness was so transparent that he could not understand how any one could be taken in by them.
My confidence was further restored by Captain Harris; ever a gross ruffian, with no refinements to his rascality
, he had been at the brandy bottle after Rattray's example; and now was dozing on the latter's bed, taking his watch below when he could get it, like the good seaman he had been.
Tulliver to lose the suit about the right of road and the bridge that made a thoroughfare of his land for every vagabond who preferred an opportunity of damaging private property to walking like an honest man along the highroad; all lawyers were more or less rascals, but Wakem's rascality
was of that peculiarly aggravated kind which placed itself in opposition to that form of right embodied in Mr.
The only difference between them was, that Mrs Squeers waged war against the enemy openly and fearlessly, and that Squeers covered his rascality
, even at home, with a spice of his habitual deceit; as if he really had a notion of someday or other being able to take himself in, and persuade his own mind that he was a very good fellow.
For the first time that morning the Fynes saw the front door of the awful house open and the objectionable young man issue forth, his rascality
visible to their prejudiced eyes in his very bowler hat and in the smart cut of his short fawn overcoat.
"Put every engine of the law in force, every trick that ingenuity can devise and rascality
execute; fair means and foul; the open oppression of the law, aided by all the craft of its most ingenious practitioners.
He called them his "petticoat gazettes," his "talking feuilletons." Never did Monsieur de Sartines have spies more intelligent and less expensive, or minions who showed more honor while displaying their rascality
The common dock is also widely disseminated, and will, I fear, for ever remain a proof of the rascality
of an Englishman, who sold the seeds for those of the tobacco plant.
The final drink-offering should have been made to Jove or Neptune, not to the god of thievishness and rascality
of all kinds.