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Albion Napoleon’s epithet for England, “perfide Albion.” [Fr. Hist.: Misc.]
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The British who concluded similar agreements elsewhere (Waitangi in New Zealand, in Bechanaland, etc.), very quickly and perfidiously breached their solemn promises.
He perfidiously leads the doubting and struggling colonel into the decision, whispering to him, "Of, course, I can't make the decision for you." Diepholz's suggestions are tacitly supported by the other soldiers involved.
Not only was Japan extremely brutal toward the populations of Asian countries it occupied-a reality that undermined sympathy for Japanese civilians who became victims of allied attacks-but it also brought the United States into that war by perfidiously attacking Pearl Harbor.
They have nothing to do with the noble religion they invoke so perfidiously to sanctify their sinful criminality.
Civil War to try the charge of "murder in violation of the law of war," but this charge apparently applied to privileged belligerents who committed murder perfidiously or who killed prisoners of war, (81) while unprivileged belligerents were charged simply with murder.
in antiquity, modernism, post-modernism, and "post-post-modernism") is intolerable, a cumbersome instance which usually easily shows itself perfidiously in cases of epistemically hideous overfunding, over-politicization, over-elitism, over-sycophancy, over-patronizing, and over-establishment.
The enemy practices "incredible and inconceivable harassment" acting "stealthily", "after a pattern well known and already perfidiously applied in other situations" and are executed by the police, courts of law, false believers or journalists".
"By staging a terror act perfidiously in the holy month of Ramadan, the terror organization has once again shown their enmity to the national and spiritual values of the dear nation and our country.
INDEED, IT'S ALWAYS AMUSING TO LISTEN TO people of a certain conspiratorial bent caterwaul about the perfidiously "Trotskyist" roots of the "neocons" while extolling the red-blooded Americanism of the old National Review.
Iran, on the contrary, has never acted perfidiously with Pakistan.