Sentence Examples


  • The royal dupe was the last man in the world to check the advance of the papacy.
  • Even the detractors who defend her conduct on the plea that she was a dastard and a dupe are compelled in the same breath to retract this implied reproach, and to admit, with illogical acclamation and incongruous applause, that the world never saw more splendid courage at the service of more brilliant intelligence, that a braver if not "a rarer spirit never did steer humanity."
  • The nominal head was the king's brother Charles, duke of Berry, then eighteen years old, a weak character, the tool of the rebels as he was later the dupe of the king.
  • From that day Spain became a partthe leader, then the paymaster, then the dupe-of the international monarchical confederation.
  • Even if he were not the author of the forgeries he can scarcely have been the dupe of his own partisans.
 

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