The enemy's spies who have come to spy on us must be sought out, tempted with bribes, led away and comfortably housed.
It is through the information brought by the converted spy that we are able to acquire and employ local and inward spies.
Lastly, it is by his information that the surviving spy can be used on appointed occasions.
There was a certain German spy whom he wished to capture alive and take back to the British When he had made his first visit to German headquarters, he had seen a young woman deliver a paper to the German general, and later he had seen that same young woman within the British lines in the uniform of a British officer.
She was German--a German spy. He hated her and desired only to compass her destruction; but he would choose the manner so that it would work most grievously against the enemy cause.
"Ay, but," said Aramis, "that young fellow is decidedly a spy
In the crew of the fishing boat that conveyed them across San Pablo Bay was a spy. A creature of the Iron Heel, he had successfully masqueraded as a revolutionist and penetrated deep into the secrets of our organization.
He captured the spy, and as to what then happened, Carlson gave us a fair idea.
It was in Berlin that I met him, where, as an accredited international spy of the Iron Heel, I was received by him and afforded much assistance.
Ulysses was glad when he heard it and prayed to Minerva: "Hear me," he cried, "daughter of aegis-bearing Jove, you who spy out all my ways and who are with me in all my hardships; befriend me in this mine hour, and grant that we may return to the ships covered with glory after having achieved some mighty exploit that shall bring sorrow to the Trojans."
When he had left the horses and the troops behind him, he made all speed on his way, but Ulysses perceived his coming and said to Diomed, "Diomed, here is some one from the camp; I am not sure whether he is a spy, or whether it is some thief who would plunder the bodies of the dead; let him get a little past us, we can then spring upon him and take him.
Is it to plunder the bodies of the slain, or did Hector send you to spy out what was going on at the ships?