from The Century Dictionary.
- Full of schemes or plans.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Full of schemes or plans.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Full of
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
As Richard III., we should look to find him most effective in schemeful soliloquy and the phases of assumed virtue and affection, while perhaps less eminent than his father or Edmund Kean in that headlong, strident unrest, which hurried on their representations to the fury or the retributive end.
But it is certain that the nations of mankind have a subtle, schemeful and powerful foe to deal with -- a foe whose gigantic arm of power sweeps the seas, grasps the islands with an iron grip; and wraps the belted zones of human civilization in the meshes of its nimble fingers, and with cords of steel and bands of iron ties them on to the papal car.