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The history of popular music is a pendulum constantly swinging from authenticity to artifice and back.
Politicians inevitably must resort to artifice in one way or another about their actual beliefs.
He used every artifice to prevent a collision between the French and Neapolitan troops.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
This way of owning Guilt in a wrong Place, is a common Artifice to hide it in a right one.
Artifice is always strictly subordinated, and the poet seems to sing spontaneously.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Then you would recommend rank rebellion, either by force or artifice, according as circumstances might require?
He listened, fascinated, incredulous, asking himself if human artifice could invent such a history.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
The latter had addressed her with the soft voice that maidens love; the former was ignorant of such love artifice.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
So they had recourse to artifice, and invited an eminent medical man to their house as a visitor.
In all of them one sees intentional artifice; one sees that he is not in earnest, but that he is playing with words.

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