He must be able to mystify his officers and men by false reports
and appearances, and thus keep them in total ignorance.
You must have received a false report
, or you have gone mad.
But of this she seemed to know nothing, and I hoped, as she did, that it was all a false report
I was angry at that false report
, until, finding myself on my back in the passage, I began to think there might be some foundation for it.
Sire," said Lord Leven, with hesitation, "sire, your majesty has been deceived by false reports
In good truth, I believe false reports
have been made to his majesty, and he is very likely to be in the wrong.
Hardyman's approaching marriage had been made the topic of much malicious gossip, and Isabel's character had, as usual in such cases, become the object of all the false reports
that scandal could invent.
The first person was a vivacious, irascible old gentleman, who persisted in treating the undeniable fact of his age on the footing of a scandalous false report
set afloat by Time.