He will conquer who has learnt the artifice
Little did she understand the artifices
of the selfish and calculating, one of the most familiar of their frauds being to conceal from the skillful their own success, lest it should command a price in proportion to its claims.
"He wants to face us out of sight and reason, and make us think the head of a red-skin is a stone covered with the autumn leaf; or he has some other devilish artifice
in his mind!"
At the same time that he refused the colonel's demand he made up his mind that he must have recourse to artifice
when leaving Orel, to induce the Italian officer to accept some money of which he was evidently in need.
Obviously, a humbug, thinking only of winning his little race, would stand a chance of profiting by his artifices
. Men, professors or coal-heavers, are easily deceived; they even have an extraordinary knack of lending themselves to deception, a sort of curious and inexplicable propensity to allow themselves to be led by the nose with their eyes open.
Volumnia, growing with the flight of time pinker as to the red in her face, and yellower as to the white, reads to Sir Leicester in the long evenings and is driven to various artifices
to conceal her yawns, of which the chief and most efficacious is the insertion of the pearl necklace between her rosy lips.
Moreover, the work's sense of construction results in art being conscious of its own construction, art becoming self-conscious, art becoming conscious of its own artifice
Jim Carroll warns of the corrosive effects of artifice
in professional relationships
TONY McCoy enjoyed a winner on what is almost certain to be his final visit to Fakenham when steering Artifice
Sivola to a facile success in the King's Lynn Handicap Chase.
Picture of Dorian Gray, beauty presents itself as artifice
and form, yet
Alex Woolfson (author), Winona Nelson (illustrator); ARTIFICE
; AMW Comics (Comics & Graphic Novels: Comics & Graphic Novels) 19.99 ISBN: 9780985760403
Originally published as a serial webcomic, Artifice
is a full-color graphic novel that tells a cyberpunk same-sex love story.