Be caught like a bird in a springe; everything intended to be hidden from me!
The German Emperor was paying his annual visit to the moors at springe.
Thus had Amilcare been sold by his own purchase, and thus Grifone griped in his own springe.
This was a springe to catch the "wimmen folks, God bless them."
And briefly he sketched for her the springe he was setting with the help of Mr. Newlington.
The slighter the strain on the springe, the more delicately can its mechanism be set.
You are now fairly trapped at last—caught like the woodcock in your own springe.
During this discussion Ellangowan was somewhat like a woodcock caught in his own springe.
Bow-traps are especially favoured, but the springe for birds and the pitfalls for large animals are not despised.
A little while ago I set a springe and two horse-hair nooses in the reed bed for water rails.