Sentence Examples

  • Napoleon thought him a " shifty Byzantine," and called him the Talma of the North, as ready to play any conspicuous part.
  • Louis of Francis was succeeded by the active, warlike and shifty ~~1i 1.
  • Bruce, previously so shifty, had never wavered or turned back since he smote the Red Comyn at Dumfries.
  • To the throne of 1292, had hitherto pursued a shifty policy, wavering between submission and opposition to the English invader.
  • Charles Emmanuel achieved a great reputation as a statesman and warrior, and increased the prestige of Savoy, but he was too shifty and ingenious, and his schemes ended in disaster.