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Camacho and those of his following, therefore, being consoled and pacified, those on Basilio's side were appeased; and the rich Camacho, to show that he felt no resentment for the trick, and did not care about it, desired the festival to go on just as if he were married in reality.
No," replied the Shaggy Man; "it won't do that, for I know a trick to beat this tricky road.
Has a bad trick of whirling around without cause It's his idea of a joke on his rider.
As bad was Harley Kennan's trick of catching him gloriously asleep on an edge of Villa's skirt and of tickling the hair between his toes and making him kick involuntarily in his sleep, until he kicked himself awake to hearing of gurgles and snickers of laughter at his expense.
This was the favourite trick of the wolf breeds--to rush in upon him, either directly or with an unexpected swerve, in the hope of striking his shoulder and overthrowing him.
There were no signs of Danny, who was evidently playing the trick to the limit.
Grownups imagine that they can do the trick by adopting baby language and talking down to their very critical audience.
It is such an abominable trick to be ill here instead of at Bath that I can scarcely command myself at all.
The trick is to introduce some word connected with the supposed crime in a list of words connected with something quite different, yet a list in which it occurs quite naturally.
The success of the trick that had placed the Vienna bridge in the hands of the French without a fight led Murat to try to deceive Kutuzov in a similar way.
If that is so," said the boy, "how could he do that wonderful trick with the nine tiny piglets?
This investiture of the grotesque and impossible with reality, he looked upon as a trick - a skilful trick at best.
They trick themselves into believing they will outwit the game and win to a future, leaving the other animals to the darkness of the grave or the annihilating heats of the crematory.
shouted another one, who, because of some other trick, had received a blow in the stomach.
That this was a trick and a fraud, of that, he thought for the first minute, there could be no doubt.