Brancovan was accused of secret correspondence with the emperor, the tsar, the king of Poland and the Venetian republic, of betraying the Porte's secrets, of preferring Tirgovishtea to Bucharest as a residence, of acquiring lands and palaces in Transylvania, of keeping agents at Venice and Vienna, in both of which cities he had invested large sums, and of striking gold coins with his effigy.'
It was quite another to trick her into betraying her father.
She hesitated a moment, wanting to tell him, but thinking she would be betraying Yancey if she did so.
He paused, bristling with lightning and rage at the thought of Darian betraying their family.
Jonny's penance for betraying his sister would last an eternity.
She was wrestling with herself over something, and he suspected it was the decision she was trying to make about betraying him.
He liked her, more than he should, given she was working on betraying him.
Why should I be upset at betraying you? she demanded.
Saves you the trouble of betraying me.
Knowing what he was, why did the thought of betraying him hurt her?
He assisted the Franconian family of the Conradines in its feud with the Babenbergs, and was accused of betraying Adalbert, count of Babenberg, to death.
Spiders of various families will, when alarmed, lie absolutely still with legs tucked up and allow themselves to be pushed and rolled, and handled in various ways without betraying that they are alive by the slightest movement.
Later it has a less rich development, betraying the political decay of the race.
Sleeping with her made him feel … guilty, like he was betraying his brother's memory.
I'm not sure how betraying everything your husband stood for would excuse anything you did.
If it was so simple, Andre wouldn't be trying to drop a hint without betraying the confidence of Deidre.
How did he follow the Code, when it felt like it was betraying him?
He grieved her choice but also believe she got what she deserved for betraying the souls they were all charged with protecting.
You were exposed to the upper-class circles long enough to know that even betraying you I've been kinder than most.
It didn't stop you from betraying me.
We will build an army unlike any that has ever existed, and we will use it to seek revenge on your father for betraying you and her.
You've GPS chipped me, killed six women, warned me about betraying you and now, you're hunting me down like a people-burger.
Was she sorry for betraying him?
Somehow, her awful plan worked, without her turning over the gem and betraying him.
Though betraying no signs of metaphysical ability, his work was regarded as conclusive and became a text-book in the schools.
We may say, however, that they fall into two classes, general and specific. The general included all that might come under the idea of loyalty, seeking the lord's interests, keeping his secrets, betraying the plans of his enemies, protecting his family, &c. The specific services are capable of more definite statement, and they usually received exact definition in custom and sometimes in written documents.
As to the justice of these charges, we have seen how the queen was actually guilty of betraying her country, though it was only natural for her to identify the cause of the monarchy with that of France.
He endeavoured to curry favour with Yusef by betraying the other Mahommedan princes to him, and intrigued to secure the alliance of Alphonso against the Almoravide.
But even the final form of Jewish theology shows much vacillation as to these details, especially as regards their sequence and mutual relation, thus betraying the inadequacy of the harmonistic method by which they were derived from the Old Testament and the stormy excitement in which the Messianic idea was developed.
This well-meaning attempt at reconciliation, betraying as it did no very deep understanding of the question, came to nothing.
Hope Smith, the governor of Cape Coast, disowned the treaty, as betraying the interests of the natives under British protection.
His conduct upon that legation was afterwards severely criticized; for his political antagonists accused him of betraying the true interests of the commonwealth, and using his influence for the restoration of the exiled house of Medici to power.
In 1697 the Second Boston Church, in which Cotton Mather had been his father's colleague since 1685, upbraided the Charlestown Church "for betraying the liberties of the churches in their late putting into the hands of the whole inhabitants the choice of a minister."
His antagonism to the secular clergy was also shown later, when in 1603 he, with other Jesuits, was the means of betraying to the government the " Bye Plot," contrived by William Watson, a secular priest.
Accordingly he stated in the House that Unionists would welcome an Irish settlement by general consent, but would not make new friends by betraying old; and in Oct., in answer to Mr. Asquith's overtures at Ladybank, he said that he and his colleagues would consider any proposals with a real desire to find a solution if possible.
For the brothers Robert and William were, and always had been, enemies, and every intriguing baron had before him the tempting prospect of aggrandizing himself, by making his allegiance to one of the brothers serve as an excuse for betraying the other.
This remarkable man, who ruled the Mountain for fifty-four years, maintained his power by taking the side of one rebel pasha after another, betraying each in turn, and cultivating relations with European admirals.
But Louis let himself be persuaded into betraying his own cause and retiring with his family under the shelter of the Assembly.
In the following year, Sir Norman Lockyer was enabled to prove, by its means, the extraordinary vehemence of chromospheric disturbances, the bright prominencerays in his spectroscope betraying, through their opposite shif tings, movements and counter-movements up to 120 m.
The very persons whom he had placed in power were counteracting his plans: after four years experience Napoleon found himself obliged to treat his Corsican dynasties like those of the ancien rÃ©gime, and all his relations were betraying him.
I hesitate to say these things, but it is not because of the subject--I care not how obscene my words are--but because I cannot speak of them without betraying my impurity.
She is betraying us!
Prince Andrew, too, dared not stir, for fear of betraying his unintentional presence.
Some ladies, with faces betraying complete forgetfulness of all the rules of decorum, pushed forward to the detriment of their toilets.
He had no thought of betraying us, he tried to do the best he could, he thought out everything, and that is why he is unsuitable.