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perfidious

Albion Napoleon’s epithet for England, “perfide Albion.” [Fr. Hist.: Misc.]
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Well, I have a word for them: In 1904, one of Lobengula's indunas encountered Francis Thompson, six years after the Perfidious Albion had taken over the Ndebele kingdom: "Ou Tomoson," the induna said, "how have you treated us, after all your promises, which we believed.
He affirmed readiness of the fighters (Mujahdeen) of the state to repulse the perfidious attack.
Seb takes steps to get even for what he sees as betrayal by his mother and Marshall, including destroying some of Marshall's work, and Romola acquires evidence regarding the perfidious Riley, that will bring shame and embarrassment raining down on her.
Many in the Majlis and among the revolutionary hawks are incensed that any Iranian official would have the nerve to sit down in private with perfidious Albion.
Perfidious Proverbs, and Other Poems: A Satirical Look at the Bible.
Perfidious Proverbs and Other Poems: a Satirical Look at the Bible
I like a comedy that points out the difference between a metaphor and a simile and uses words like louche and perfidious, but that's not enough.
Iguchi writes from firsthand experience and with convincing passion about those in Japan who even now do not want to accept responsibility for their country's perfidious actions.
When I visited Libya to lecture academics on the untrustworthiness of perfidious Albion, he did invite me for tea (though neither for lunch nor dinner as he would have done for any other MP) and was most convivial.
WILLIAM Wilberforce is largely credited with the abolition of slavery, but I regret to inform your readers that this perfidious practice is back with a vengeance.
President Gjorge Ivanov said the removal of the Macedonian language from the UN register was a perfidious game and a serious indicator of what had been happening to Macedonia since independence.
The minister has lied a this is a lowly, perfidious, nasty, and disgraceful lie.