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  • n. Plural form of Schemer.


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  • The belief that anything is possible is almost palpable but, on the other hand, I've lately been wanting to write a book called Schemers, Scammers and Schnorrers: People You Meet In Las Vegas.

    Ellen Sterling: Living Las Vegas

  • I've lately been wanting to write a book called Schemers, Scammers and Schnorrers: People You Meet In Las Vegas.

    The Full Feed from

  • Pratt, her nose inflamed, her eyes scarce visible in swelled lids, might have been exposed to the Duke of Wharton and his "Schemers" without an ounce of virtue lost on either side; whereas Anne, with the liquid pearls hung on her lashes as if to replace the lost ones, was a dish for the Gods.

    The Ladies A Shining Constellation of Wit and Beauty

  • Schemers know this and will try to take advantage of people's generosity.

    Opportunistic scam artists can be as slick as the oil spill

  • Two of the green moguls on the list are profiled in my new book, Eco Barons: The Dreamers, Schemers and Millionaires Who Are Saving Our Planet - Turner, with immense land holdings dedicated to conservation and endangered species protections, and Burt's Bees founder Roxanne Quimby, who is preserving large swaths of the last great American forest east of the Mississippi, the Maine Woods.

    Edward Humes: Richly Green: 100 Eco Barons

  • Schemers are the ones who are plotting the big exciting things ....

    Scheming vs Collaborating

  • Also among the materials that the police found in the pair's apartment was a book titled The Art of Cheating: A Nasty Little Book for Tricky Little Schemers and Their Hapless Victims.

    The Bonnie And Clyde of Identity Fraud Charged By the Feds

  • As an aside, let me just explain and-let* - the name is a terse mnemonic that makes sense to Schemers and nobody else, but it's a way of compactly writing bits of code that attempt to compute something in steps, where the trail might end at any step and fall back to some default.

    Snell-Pym » I’m missing Scheme

  • They call themselves Schemers; and meet regularly three times a week, to consult on gallant schemes for the advantage and advancement of that branch of happiness ....

    Lady Mary Wortley Montague

  • I consider the duty of a true Englishwoman is to do what honour she can to her native country; and that it would be a sin against the pious love I bear the land of my nativity, to confine the renown due to the Schemers within the small extent of this little island, which ought to be spread wherever men can sigh, or women wish.

    Lady Mary Wortley Montague


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