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Excessive courtesy must contain deceit.
When once--which every body must be--you are convinced of the wickedness and deceit of men, it is impossible to preserve untainted ...
The lyric deals with love and sorrow, the aphorism with contradiction and deceit.
Deceit is the game of petty spirits, and that is by nature a woman's quality.
For thee, thou need'st no such deceit,
For, thou thyself art thine own bait;
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Nature meant me
A wife, a silly harmless household Dove,
Fond without art; and kind without deceit.
It is generally a feminine eye that first detects the moral deficiencies hidden under the "dear deceit" of beauty.
The first place he went into was the Royal Exchange .... where men of all ages and all nations were assembled, with no other view ...
Friendship is by its very nature freer of deceit than any other relationship we can know because it is the bond least affected by ...
I became a virtuoso of deceit. It wasn't pleasure I was after, it was knowledge. I consulted the strictest moralists to learn how ...
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