All that I had to do, then, was to find the deviser of the three-foot poster.
The deviser of Utopias had such an opening as had never occurred in the world's history.
John of Padua had a salary as deviser of his majesty's buildings, and was employed to build the palace of the protector Somerset.
Accordingly, as soon as they saw the deviser of the plot go out, they set themselves to observe the gentleman's demeanour.
"That will appear in every New York paper tomorrow morning," explained its deviser.
Its deviser is, more than likely, as undiscoverable as the name of the valiant antediluvian who first tasted an oyster.
Had the deviser been less charitable, William and John had been less guilty: the gift of one man becomes a temptation to another.
The conversation was reported to Henry, who caught at the scheme and summoned its deviser to talk to him.
The usual compliments, however, were showered on Mrs. Trent as the deviser of so remarkable a theatre.
Whether the swing of the tail suggested the idea of a pendulum to the deviser of this saying is doubtful.