The endless succession of quotation marks is its own contrivance, a scrim between Shields and the world.
Now seest thou not, how many good ends this contrivance answers?
This was guarded against by a contrivance as ingenious as it was simple.
Till the next morning, however, she was not aware of all the felicity of her contrivance.
This contrivance is not at all essential to the game, which may be played without the box.
There seems to have been some doubt, for a time, as to whether the contrivance could be made to work.
Doubtless the contrivance marked converter, in the drawings.
A contrivance, by means of immersing a sail, to diminish the drift of a ship during a gale of wind.
A contrivance to bend small cross-bows, formerly used in the navy.
The man was opening the door with one hand while he kept me covered with the other, and he got the contrivance fairly in the face.