How he had stooped to trickery and had stolen the gold with which to pay for Valhalla.
It was a very effective finale, but still Amelia suspected no trickery.
Thus it seemed to him anything but intelligent to believe in trickery.
He became cunning; he had idle time in which to devote himself to thoughts of trickery.
I am merely pointing out that it left open a way to trickery.