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To that end he spends a large part of his time in scheming how to get rid of all the other tints.

This Giddy GlobeOliver Herford

The scheming ambition of Sir Frederick Langley engaged him in the unfortunate insurrection of 1715.

The Black DwarfSir Walter Scott

As if she had never suspected that such was the result of her scheming, Mrs Oldcastle's demeanour changed utterly.

We are keeping our secret as well as we can, hoping for relief from Montgomery, and scheming to receive assurance of it.

The Story of Old Fort LoudonCharles Egbert Craddock

I can picture to myself Waldstein pacing along that alley of clipped trees, now overgrown, scheming and planning.

From a Terrace in PragueLieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker

In scheming the sequence of incidents, and in suppressing explanatory narrative, lies the art of the dramatist.

"You're a slinkin', mean-faced, scheming hound," came in gruff tones from no less a person than Hawkins.

The Great Airship.F. S. Brereton

The next morning he was at his desk, clear-eyed and clear-headed, and for a few weeks was a busy, scheming man of business.

The Wreck of the TitanMorgan Robertson

Whatever we do let us be silent, and keep this from that wretched, scheming girl.'

Old KensingtonMiss Thackeray

I know he likes you, and if he is to be kept back like this, a scheming woman will secure him for some creature or another.

A Double KnotGeorge Manville Fenn

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