It shall go hard, but that they are 'hoist with their own petard!
"Capitola's Peril" by Mrs. E.D.E.N. Southworth
Agnes cut this out, enclosing it with an anonymous letter to Petard.
"The Cricket" by Marjorie Cooke
The man who fixes and fires a petard, a service of great danger.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
And I decided to see him hoisted by his own petard.
"The Prairie Mother" by Arthur Stringer
Hoist with his own petard.
"Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather" by Charles W. Upham
Of course Sir John refused, and Sir William proceeded to fix a petard to the gate, to blow it in.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
What a pretty petard in prospect!...
"Messengers of Evil" by Pierre Souvestre
Davidge was eager to seize Nicky in the very act of planting his torpedo and hoist him with his own petard.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
The petards thrown over the barricades to-day were of his make, but he had to fly.
"The Count's Chauffeur" by William Le Queux
She seldom scored a success, and this time she was hoisted with her own petard.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
It is always a joy to see a politician hoist by his own petard, and Congressman Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, is the latest we have to thank for providing that spectacle.
Hoisted with one's own petard .
Hoist By Their Own Petard .
Hoist by our own petard .
In an opinion piece in the Washington Post, Frank Baitman, president of Petards, exhorts Congress to pass laws governing the use of surveillance technologies for security.
Petards is a Baltimore-based subsidiary of Petards Group, a British-based developer of surveillance system s and installations.
Hoist By Their Own Petard.