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  • Xander studied the wily Grey God, aware of Darian's reputation for having a wild streak that bordered on suicidal.

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  • The wily old diplomatist hoped to rule Florence as grand vizier under this inexperienced princeling.

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  • For a short time the wily usurper placed Tahmasps son on the throne, a little child, with the title of Abbas III., while he contented himself with the office of regent.

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  • It was to no purpose that he appealed to the emperor and empress for restitution or redress; and it was perhaps the hope of extorting his reappointment to Bobbio, as a reward for his services to the imperial cause, that changed the studious scholar of Reims into the wily secretary of Adalbero.

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  • This reform involved the ruin of many native reputations, and for a second time brought Hastings into collision with the wily Brahman, Nuncomar.

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  • The prattle of the little ones and their pleasure in the stories I told them of elf and gnome, of hero and wily bear, are pleasant things to remember.

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  • The severe impartiality of the sacred historian has concealed no feature in this dark picture, - the brutal passion of Amnon, the shameless counsel of the wily Jonadab, the " black scowl " 1 that rested on the face of Absalom through two long years of meditated revenge, the panic of the court when the blow was struck and Amnon was assassinated in the midst of his brethren.

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  • But the guerilla tactics of the wily klepht were powerless against Ibrahim, who marched northward, and, avoiding Nauplia for the present, seized Tripolitsa, and made this the base from which his columns marched to devastate the country far and wide.

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  • A little before this Gregory V., at the end of 996, had been compelled to flee from' the city; and the wily and ambitious Greek had now no scruple in accepting the papal tiara from the hands of Crescentius.

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  • The administration remained in the hands of the eunuch Basileios (an illegitimate son of Romanus I.), president of the senate, a wily and gifted man, who hoped that the young emperors would be his puppets.

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  • On hearing this message, Mahmud at first reproached Hasan with having caused him to break his word, but the wily treasurer succeeded in turning his master's anger upon Firdousi to such an extent that he threatened that on the morrow he would "cast that Carmathian (heretic) under the feet of his elephants."

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  • Chosen envoys fail to find a bride worthy of him after a year's search, but the hero goes straight to Emer, the daughter of Forgall the Wily, at Lusk (county Dublin).

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  • Shrewd, wily, adroit, unfailingly tactful, an adept in all the arts of the politician, he is considered to have done more than any other one man, in the years immediately preceding the War of Independence, to mould and direct public opinion in his community.

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  • This wily chief professed his willingness to obey the commands of the Porte, but stated that his troops, to whom he owed a vast sum of money, opposed his departure.

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  • Even now we have no clear case against this very wily man.

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  • wily campaigner.

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  • These errors can be exploited by wily hackers to compromise the security of systems running these programs.

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  • wily operator.

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  • Where Xander used brute force to subdue an opponent, Darian was wily.

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  • A long, long time ago there lived in a remote Dartmoor clitter a huge and wily old fox.

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  • Despite encounters with wry customs officers and wily tradesmen, the Kerrs ' sense of humor remains irrepressible.

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  • Indeed, it seems as if the wily animals employed this ruse to attract the dogs, and make them their prey.

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  • The three kings were regal, reminiscent of medieval knights, and wily Herod in black looked suitably villainous and acted accordingly.

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  • wily veteran " by the Thanet Times during the campaign.

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  • wily way is to devalue your money by having you bet chips instead of legal tender.

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  • wily politician off?

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  • The objective was still to catch De Wet, but he proved too wily and elusive.

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  • so wily, and we must follow with wile.

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  • This latter belief, which was, moreover, flattering to their vanity, the Greek leaders were astute enough to foster; the propaganda of Adamantios Coraes (q.v.) had done its work; and wily brigands, like Odysseus of Ithaka, assuming the style and trappings of antiquity, posed as the champions of classic culture against the barbarian.

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  • This liberal offer and their refusal to accept it counteracted all the political capital they hoped to make out of the case; and public opinion was still more powerfully influenced in behalf of the president's action, by the pathos of the query which he propounded in one of his letters: "Must I shoot the simple-minded soldier boy who deserts, while I must not touch a hair of a wily agitator who induces him to desert?"

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  • But the republicans, and above all the military, saw in all this little but the fetters of system; the wily despotism, the bullying The, ~.

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  • Wild and VERY wily, they scarpered when I threw a handful of maggots over their heads never to return.

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  • Wily as foxes, slippery as eels, they seek to slither out from under justice Society colludes.

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  • Fox is wily, fox is cunning Always hunted, ever running.

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  • He continued to be an inspirational captain and was described as being a " wily veteran " by the Thanet Times during the campaign.

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  • Although a brave and clever warrior, his opponent Saladin was an equally wily campaigner.

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  • One wily way is to devalue your money by having you bet chips instead of legal tender.

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  • Is it too soon to write such a wily politician off?

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  • No one doubts that David Davis is a wily operator.

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  • So wily, and we must follow with wile.

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  • In the games, Mega Man was created by scientists Dr. Thomas Light and Dr. Albert Wily.

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  • However, Dr. Wily soon turned to villainy and was bent on destroying the world.

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  • Dr. Light reprogrammed Mega Man to be a soldier to fight against Wily and his robot warriors.

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  • The storylines of each game vary slightly, sometimes introducing other villains or plot twists, but the main story arc involves the evil Dr. Wily.

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  • The original Mega Man games are side-scrolling action games where the blue bomber must use his various abilities to defeat the robotic minions of Dr. Wily.

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  • Dr. Wily was present in the show as a villain, and Mega Man and his pet robot dog, Rush, were main characters.

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  • Tomb Raider's Lara Croft was strong, wily and inventive, not to mention the fact that she inhabited a great game.

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  • The boy who is lucky enough to wear your costume will certainly be wily enough to protect his treasure and smart enough to thank you for helping him look his best!

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  • wily, fox is cunning Always hunted, ever running.

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