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That’s a lot of guile, a lot of know-how — and a lot of star power.
The simple honest-hearted General, who knew not the guile of their hearts, was deluded into wishing them success.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
She knew that he loved her—a frank, blustering fellow without guile enough to conceal his feelings, and no desire to do so.
There was neither guile nor vanity in the girl's heart, nor a trace of deceit in her face; only gentleness, truth, and beauty.
She was so bright and pretty, so interested, and so free from guile, that hearts opened to her as blossoms to the sun.
JOYCE'S INVESTMENTSFANNIE E. NEWBERRY
O strong ones, he who is the guardian of so much wealth, he calls on you with praises, free from guile.
She would play for time; she must pretend docility and meet quiet guile with guile.
Nobody had reckoned with the soft guile of a race as supple and silent as to their real intentions as cats.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
That the city was taken peacefully, by guile, not by bloodshed.
She had seen guile in his eyes, and subtlety, and much humor.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER

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