As we went away, I told them all that had happened, and we laid our counter-plot.
Counter-plot for the women—each lord in love with the woman who is matched to the other.
He may possibly have had a counter-plot, which is not yet developed.
The plot was now coming to a head, and so was the counter-plot.
The counter-plot was an able achievement, and ably carried out.
Plot and counter-plot were baffled by the elements: there came an anti-pop out of the south-west called a gale.
Since it was known that you and the Hathi-sahib were returning to Agra there has been naught but plot and counter-plot.
Through the tangled web of plot and counter-plot runs the thread of a love story.
If my enemies plot, I can counter-plot; if they watch without faltering to catch me off guard, I can keep guard unflinchingly.
Perchance, in this turbulent city, there may be struggle, and a counter-plot to bring Arsino to Egypt and set her on the throne.