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Beware of ignorance which assumes the mask of knowledge, or of designing roguery which apes the appearance of innocence.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
It must be a dreadful situation for any man to have to choose between roguery and indigence.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
At first they thought that they would have to guard themselves against roguery and double-dealing on the part of the tin workers.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
Carnegy knows the roguery as well as the rest; though I did not hear any thing of his scruples.
LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID HUME, VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN HILL BURTON
I wish sincerely some good-natured fellow would lay to my charge a little roguery that I had no share in.
ROLAND CASHELCHARLES JAMES LEVER
But apart from actual roguery, other modes of attracting customers are noticeable for a kind of whimsical audacity.
CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL OF POPULAR LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND ART, NO. 696VARIOUS
I pass over numerous other instances, in order to relieve the reader by a milder scene of roguery.
THE INTERESTING NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF OLAUDAH EQUIANO, OR GUSTAVUS VASSA, THE AFRICANOLAUDAH EQUIANO
For an account of the shameless roguery, and drunken folly, by means of which so vast an income was amassed, see Report of Transp.
AUSTRALIA, ITS HISTORY AND PRESENT CONDITIONWILLIAM PRIDDEN
There is a certain roguery in him, and the habit of winking at mischief.
SOLILOQUIES IN ENGLANDGEORGE SANTAYANA
It was an infamous piece of roguery, and it brought no luck on the Courtenays.
A BOOK OF THE WEST. VOLUME I DEVONS. BARING-GOULD
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