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The object of this stratagem was to cover and conceal his flight.

You killed many a man in those days, and it was through your stratagem that Priam's city was taken.

Are they thrown out of their latitude by this stratagem, are or they not?

The Mason-beesJ. Henri Fabre

They are great fighters, but are also wily, often averting danger by resorting to stratagem.

The Sea-beach at Ebb-tideAugusta Foote Arnold

His jealous mistress, by a stratagem, causes him to be hanged for theft.

Fearing lest they should a second time reach the abbey, he determined to protect by stratagem what he could not effect by force.

Bibliomania in the Middle AgesFrederick Somner Merryweather

On hearing the complete success of his stratagem, Louis arrayed himself regardless of expense and hastened to Braceton Park.

A Mock IdylPercy Ross

Only by stratagem did I succeed in meeting him, when he simply ignored my presence and walked away without a word.

Eleven Possible CasesFrank R. Stockton

What was this stratagem, and how was its perpetrator rewarded?

The same timidity which invents a lie in a hurry, can construct a stratagem at leisure.

Heart and ScienceWilkie Collins

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