In reply, Murat, whether from slyness or from a desire to gain time, requested a formal, written demand to that effect.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
He was a slow-speaking Norman, with plenty of slyness under an appearance of good nature.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
With her usual slyness, she kept her own counsel.
"Marjorie Dean" by Pauline Lester
Indeed I wasn', an' ye needn' be t'rowin' anny o' yer slyness on me.
"Dr. Sevier" by George W. Cable
Oh, the slyness o' him!
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
But there was more of slyness than bitterness in his tone.
"Dave Porter At Bear Camp" by Edward Stratemeyer
A gleam of gratified slyness lit up the haggardness of Northwick's face.
"The Quality of Mercy" by W. D. Howells
This, with a sort of quiet slyness, Rufe told me at an early period of our acquaintance.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition" by Robert Louis Stevenson
I suppose, dear Laskowski, that no one has ever doubted your slyness.
"The German Classics, v. 20" by Various
But slyness seems the fashion.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen