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The stratagem worked, because the ships went about from one tack to the other without being seen by the Dutch.
But I always suspected it was a stratagem on his part to avoid playing, and that nothing really ailed him.
Aunty Rosa had credited him in the past with petty cunning and stratagem that had never entered into his head.
Lady Arabella Seymour escaped from confinement in the tower of London by stratagem.
Rabelais was not more cunning when he hit upon his stratagem for getting carried to Paris.
Why did she not insist on informing her husband at least of her cousin's lapse, of her ignoble stratagem?
A mono-cell, the amoeba, was able to reproduce itself by the simple stratagem of sub-division.
French took fort Olivo by stratagem, and captured 900 Spaniards without firing a gun.
I have seen the Editor of the Mercury, and by a stratagem I became possessed of an advanced copy of the paper.
This innocent stratagem was tried in vain; the poor girl was so patient, so full of compassion for me.

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