rascalry

a) Rascally behavior.

The Dutch war, the rights of election, contests between king and parliament on questions of vital importance, the plots, rascalries, the shame and humiliation of the time, must have been in mens thoughts.

b) Rascals.

Can a rascal see his rascalry? How could he, poor man?


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