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That this conspiracy against my father, the details of which you would not have me learn, is some evil of your own devising.

The Suitors of YvonneRaphael Sabatini

Their work is in the shops, devising improvements that will make the airship safer and better fitted for commercial uses.

Historic InventionsRupert S. Holland

He made the tour of the French provinces, making commerce his study, and devising means to render it flourishing.

Anecdotes for BoysHarvey Newcomb

All reasonable methods being beyond his reach, it was not long before he was engaged in devising the worst expedients.

Monsieur Lecoq, v.1Emile Gaboriau

The papers were vying with one another in devising effectual, if somewhat informal, means of dealing with the "red menace."

In the meantime I was devising another way to overcome that deadly ventilator shaft.

Emphasis is placed upon the devising, adapting, constructing faculties.

A Preface to PoliticsWalter Lippmann

Here he is supposed to have taken part with others in devising a new and what proved a fatal plot.

As they were going along, Raoul was engaged in devising his scheme of action.

Ten Years LaterAlexandre Dumas, Pere

All my thoughts were occupied with devising means by which I might discover Alfred.

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