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"Certainly sometimes discretion is the better part of recollection," giving her a look of great slyness as he spoke.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
He had already acquired the wisdom, or perhaps in his case slyness is a better word, of years by the time that he came to us.
Tears,' said Job, with a look of momentary slyness—'tears are not the only proofs of distress, nor the best ones.'
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
A gleam of gratified slyness lit up the haggardness of Northwick's face.
As a means of settling this conflict there occurs to him an experiment which he executes with slyness and restored courage.
DELUSION AND DREAMWILHELM JENSEN
With unbelievable slyness she had dulled the pain for years with booze and he had never suspected.
THE SYNDICC.M. KORNBLUTH
Little Walter had made his calculations without taking into consideration the slyness and respectability of the Hallemans.
Mr. Mole half smelt a lurking sarcasm in this, but the honest tar's face showed no signs of slyness.
They had long learnt to repent of their slyness in concealing the stowaway on board the "Westward Ho!"
I did not suspect such slyness in thee: proof enough I had almost forgotten thee.

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