from The Century Dictionary.
- By scheming or contriving.
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- adverb In a
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Whenever his administration is alluded to in Parliament a shudder runs through the House ... at the very thought that one so sordid, so interested, so schemingly selfish, should have attained to the position of Prime Minister, and have commanded a following.
They know that many things, but especially an artfully and schemingly managed institution like the
"I am schemingly ambitious, but I am not utterly treacherous!" he objects indignantly.
All of which is true, but leaves out the chief charge frequently levelled against Morgan, which is that he is utterly treacherous and so schemingly ambitious he would sell his own grandmother's secrets if he thought they might further his career.