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It has come to the notice of the Committee that many parents are conniving at the practice of having liquor at adolescent parties.
I fear the latter—He has ever kept too strict a course to admit his conniving at such licence.
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
If some dozen of the conniving deputies had been sent there, Warden Tapp might have had less to extenuate.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
In the former event, if I remained silent, I should be conniving at a marriage which would make her miserable for life.
THE MOONSTONEWILKIE COLLINS
Leaflets ovate, glandless or glandular, with the serratures conniving.
PARSONS ON THE ROSESAMUEL BROWNE PARSONS
Changes had crept in, Marilla conniving at them resignedly, until it was as sweet and dainty a nest as a young girl could desire.
ANNE OF GREEN GABLESLUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
Well, if being conniving and tricky are fine traits, I suppose they are, but personally I can't see it.
TWELVE MENTHEODORE DREISER
Not capable of conniving at a state of things which must lead to your ruin, the Sibis have taken this resolution.
Yes, and I have reason to believe that there is plotting and conniving between the Empress and the accursed Christian sect.
VALERIAWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Among the prisoners was a capitn de partido (a local magistrate), who was committed on a charge of conniving at the slave-trade.
TO CUBA AND BACKRICHARD HENRY DANA

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