When a woman wants to know, she looks for some clever way to trick the man into disclosing the facts.
It was some sort of trick to get her to slip up.
It was quite another to trick her into betraying her father.
Children seldom have any difficulty in understanding her; which suggests that her deliberate measured speech is like theirs, before they come to the adult trick of running all the words of a phrase into one movement of the breath.
She wasn't going to fall for whatever trick they played.
GIBEON, a town in Palestine whose inhabitants wrested a truce from Joshua by a trick (Josh.
"You're trying to trick me again," she said with resolution.
But if you trick me, if the fourth day comes and Katie isn't alive, I'll wipe out everything and hunt you down.
Pullers appear to renounce pulling, refusers take to jumping and clumsy horses become nearly as handy as a trick horse in a circus.
Betsy loved reveled in it and it fulfilled my needs; the wine did the trick and, I was hungry and the food tasted good.
She hadn't been able to get through to anyone else and wondered if there was some magic trick he'd done to reach her.
After the battle of Siffin (657) arbitration was resorted to for the settlement of the rival claims. By a trick `Ali was deposed (658), and the Omayyad dynasty was established with its capital at Damascus.
If that is the case, it is impossible to say whether the trick was in the utterance of the revelation or in the fit itself.
The trick had been carried out admirably.
She started to saw at them with the knife. The wood was thick and wet. She shifted closer, gasping when the root healed the cuts she'd just made. Furious at the latest trick from the Immortal underworld, Katie sawed furiously at the root, until her arm ached. She'd barely made a dent when she switched arms.
In wrath at this trick, according to Hesiod, or in other versions for the purpose of exterminating the remnants of people who escaped the deluge of Deucalion, Zeus never bestowed, or later withdrew, the gift of fire.
"Mind, Annette, I hope you have not played a wicked trick on me," she added, turning to her hostess.
He so busied himself with his silly telephone trick to call away the mother he didn't notice someone who must have been watching.
What the hell, if hand signals and the language of smiles could do the trick, she'd make a fine employee.
You kidnap me, trick me into marrying you, dump me here alone without Evelyn or even a pad of paper, with instructions for your sisters to give me behavioral training, and run off to fight some battle somewhere else.
Some of the guys figure a dumb trick like a midnight swim ain't so surprising for a Yankee with a snoot full.
Yet try as he may, he didn't know the names of the three little kids next door, who'd come trick-or-treating for a half dozen years, sold Girl Scout cookies and always smiled—and they knew his name.
He was on to that trick back at the Whitney Motel, remember?
The Alans, having gained knowledge of the district by a trick, invaded Lazica, and, probably in 712, a Roman and Armenian army laid siege to Archaeopolis.
But the Zeus whose grave was shown in Crete, or the Zeus who played Demeter an obscene trick by the aid of a ram, or the Zeus who, in the shape of a swan, became the father of Castor and Pollux, or the Zeus who was merely a rough stone, or the Zeus who deceived Hera by means of a feigned marriage with an inanimate object, or the Zeus who was afraid of Attes, is a being whose myth is felt to be unnatural and in great need of explanation.
"I refuse to be free," cried the kitten, in a sharp voice, "unless the Wizard can do his trick with eight piglets.
If anything happened to Jessi, it won't be a trick next time.
The coarse myth told by Ovid, in which Anna plays a trick on Mars when in love with Minerva, is probably an old Italian folk-tale, poetically applied to the persons of these deities when they became partially anthropomorphized under Greek influence.
He wrote 3 to the Lords excusing his absence, requesting them to appoint a convenient time for his defence and cross-examination of witnesses, and imploring them not to allow their minds to be prejudiced against him, at the same time declaring that he would not " trick up an innocency with cavillations, but plainly and ingenuously declare what he knew or remembered."
"What is a trick?" asked Princess Mary in surprise.
It was Sofi's whisper in his mind, a new trick she'd picked up from Darian.
She couldn't help thinking the creature whose job it was to trick people into Hell wasn't above lying to the human mate he took.
Deidre moved away from his touch, upset she'd let the moonlight trick her into forgetting how dangerous he was.
How did you trick my sister Hannah into thinking I had a kid, when you and I know I don't?
1063), managed by a clever trick to get possession of the kings person.
Abi Sarb seems to have been a trick played on the caliph, who suspected Ali of having had a hand in it.
Dishonourable trick upon King Edward.
All these Cronus swallowed; and this " swallow-myth " occurs in Australia, among the Bushmen, in Guiana, in Brittany (where Gargantua did the swallow-trick) and elsewhere.
He defends them against Zeus, who, in accordance with a widely diffused mythical theory, desires to destroy the human race and supplant them by a new and better species, or who simply revenges a trick in which men get the better of him.
"If that is so," said the boy, "how could he do that wonderful trick with the nine tiny piglets?"
It's all a trick," said Dunyasha, "and when Yakov Alpatych returns let us get away... and please don't..."
He next, by another trick, procured from a military assembly at Leontini a vote of a bodyguard; he hired mercenaries and in 406-405 came back to Syracuse as tyrant of the city (Diod.
Flacius, on the grounds that the imperial power was not the judge of adiaphora, and that the measure was a trick to bring back popery.
At the head of Jamestown peninsula Cornwallis, in July 1781, attempted to trick the Americans under Lafayette and General Anthony Wayne by displaying a few men on the peninsula and concealing the principal part of his army on the mainland; but when Wayne discovered the trap he made first a vigorous charge, and then a retreat to Lafayette's line.
This ranks, as a declaration, between three and four, but the player pays a double stake on three, if he wins a trick, and receives a single on three if he takes none.
This was a trick which Henry VII.
The success of the trick that had placed the Vienna bridge in the hands of the French without a fight led Murat to try to deceive Kutuzov in a similar way.
"Despite my great respect for old Kutuzov," he continued, "we should be a nice set of fellows if we were to wait about and so give him a chance to escape, or to trick us, now that we certainly have him in our hands!
At these parties his feelings were like those of a conjuror who always expects his trick to be found out at any moment.
"I'm not about to be tricked into another bond or whatever it is you're trying to trick me into," she replied.
When the Athenian fleet under Nicias, Alcibiades and Lamachus was at Rhegium in Italy, after the discovery of the trick that had been played by the Segestans, the question for the commanders was whether they should seek to strengthen themselves by fresh alliances on the spot or strike the blow at once.
The prophets and patriarchs, having been often deceived by the Demiurge, suspected a trick and would not avail themselves of the promised salvation, remaining content with the bliss of being in Abraham's bosom.
The morning sunlight did the trick as the clock showed seven and I looked up to see Betsy pulling on her bathrobe.