Cardinal Tencin was not in the secret, and by the time Charles made his way to Paris in January 1744, James clearly perceived the duplicity of France.
His infernal cunning often defeated its own aims, checkmating him at the point of achievement by suggestions of duplicity or terror.
His career was marked by unceasing duplicity, at one time giving evidence of submission to the English authorities, at another intriguing against them in conjunction with lesser Irish chieftains.
The latter element enters only when it is a question of recognizing the duplicity of a double star, or of distinguishing detail upon the surface of a planet.
"They've started attacking?" she asked, unable to detect any duplicity in the anger he directed at the Others.
The charges of duplicity or treachery made against the foreign minister by Napoleon's apologists are in nearly all cases unfounded.
As a statesman Emmanuel Philibert was able, business-like and energetic; but he has been criticized for his duplicity, although in this respect he was no worse than most other European princes, whose ends were far more questionable.
But reasonable judgment must find very unjust the stigma of duplicity put upon him by the Federalists.
The unusually outspoken and pointed expression, however, of his disinclination to submit to Muscovite duplicity or to "pin-pricks" or "unmannerliness" from France was criticized on the score of discretion by a wider circle than that of his political adversaries.
When Montauban's duplicity was discovered he was deprived of his office of bailli of Cotentin and banished.
She'd thought him beyond the duplicity that made up the actions of the elite class.
On many occasions, she'd seen the duplicity and cold manipulation he'd spoken of.