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He was moved by the abuses of the Roman Church, and he was much too sincere to dissimulate publicly what he confessed privately.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
This is, then, what Bond artifice effected in the absence of actual cause and in order to dissimulate its own nefarious objects.
He sought to dissimulate with her, but at last he confessed, 'I was truly this morning the victim of a sorcery.'
This archbishop has a lively genius, artful and supple, which can flatter and dissimulate, if ever any could.
The Indian looked at him for some moments with an astonishment that he did not seek to dissimulate.
THE INSURGENT CHIEFGUSTAVE AIMARD
It was not without pain that he beheld Nelville tête-à-tête with Corinne, but he was accustomed to dissimulate his feelings.
Felix thought him very transparent, and indeed he was so; he could neither simulate nor dissimulate.
THE EUROPEANSHENRY JAMES
To dissimulate the trouble into which these words threw me, I turned towards the young women.
Of course, after this, Vang Khan could no longer dissimulate his hostility to Temujin, and both parties prepared for open war.
He took therefore every possible care to dissimulate as to the number of his troops.

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