But all these plots and counter-plots should be of none effect, for the end was not yet.
This distrustful Clameran foresaw a thousand difficulties and counter-plots to be guarded against in his dealings with Raoul.
How many plots, and counter-plots: how much blood: how many lives affected!
He said that the air was filled with plots and counter-plots, and that treachery stalked abroad.
The year was fast drawing to a close, and both Union and Confederate generals had little to report save plots and counter-plots.
The stage was set for a number of highly interesting plots and counter-plots.
It became clearer each week that they were the source of cliques and factions, of plots and counter-plots, within the colony.
Battles were to be shown, and there were plots and counter-plots, in some of which Ruth and Alice had no part.
He could hammer out on a typewriter wild plots and counter-plots—with a boarding-school girl's cupid busy all over the place.
Plots and counter-plots, conspiracies and counter-conspiracies, (p. 198) were the order of the day.