Mentor was the treacherous contriver of the death of Hermias (345-344 B.C.).
Odysseus was on his way to being a true contriver; we seem content to be mere contrivances.
To obtain convictions the evidence of an informer was wanted, and the person selected was James Carey, a member of the Dublin Corporation and a chief contriver of the murders.
As i o ixav%ris (" contriver ") she acts as an intermediary for bringing lovers together, a similar idea being expressed in 7rpa is (of "success" in love, or = creatrix).
The O'Mores, reduced almost to brigandage, gave trouble till the end of Elizabeth's reign, and a member of the clan was chief contriver of the rebellion of 1641.