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Example sentences for knavery

Great knaves thrive only by winking at the knavery of their under- strappers.
The world is so wicked and so old, that it is bard to invent a new knavery.
But it is all of a piece with a personal career, which, for romantic incident and successful knavery has few parallels.

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