13 a back secretly "to seize the kingdom by guile" (Dan.
He sought to mediate, though with no success, between the pope and the emperor; he descended to a whimsical piety, and took his courtiers by guile in distributing to them, at Christmas, clothing on which a cross had been secretly stitched.
But he felt they had to show more guile in Europe, and ultimately that is where he wants his formation to be judged.
Furthermore, the realignment of the Blackadder character to a figure of cunning guile was also a decision made by Elton.
His bowling, tho, lacks real pace and, at this stage, has no guile.
I'm a mixture of Yorkshire man and Australian and I don't think we have much guile.
The Picts used a bit of tactical guile and lured the Northumbrians into a trap with deadly results.
Their was plenty of huff and puff from all of us, but we lacked guile.
There is no doubt that Mrs. Ramotswe is a novice; but, she uses her feminine guile to get to the heart of the matter.
This year's budget is $17 million and the student cohort will be $15,000 - a growth achieved through graft and a little guile.
You might have to use considerable guile to find out what's going on.
From the time he received this news to the end of the campaign all Kutuzov's activity was directed toward restraining his troops, by authority, by guile, and by entreaty, from useless attacks, maneuvers, or encounters with the perishing enemy.