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Foiled for the time being in his constructive policy, Borrow turned his attention to one of destruction.

I had an adventure with a couple of thieves and I foiled them; they've got seventy pistols.

Pee-wee Harris on the TrailPercy Keese Fitzhugh

But all his schemes were foiled by Cicero, who added unwearied activity to extraordinary penetration.

You have foiled me, and conquered: be it so; I congratulate you.

Foiled for the time being they made for the south coast, where they recruited their strength at one of the outlying settlements.

Unflinchingly he stands the inquisitorial glance, and for the time Phoebe is foiled.

The Death ShotMayne Reid

When they returned and found that they had been foiled by a single man they at once finished him off.

Nor, although he was extremely resolute and tenacious, did he bear malice against those who foiled his plans.

One might fairly, therefore, use the common saying: “He has been foiled not at the door, but in the road.”

The triumvirs, who had foiled Mirabeau, began immediately after his death to sustain the royal cause in secret.

Lectures on the French RevolutionJohn Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

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