How to use contriver in a sentence

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Very true, of course, but that a man as intelligent as him, a master contriver of logic games and word puzzles, could have so misunderstood the crux of the play is amazing.
Examples from Classical Literature
The techno-theological attempts to rise from the adjustment of means to ends, to an adjuster or contriver.
It is the contriver, the schemer, who is caught by the Law, and never the philosopher.
This kind of diversion betrays a want of humane consideration in the contriver.
He was never the cause of unnecessary bloodshed, nor the contriver of any act of cruel revenge.
They were all conveyed before the Dey of Algiers, who promised them their lives if they would betray the contriver of the plot.
Petty was a most indefatigable contriver, inventor, and organizer of industry.
Accordingly, the contriver of the eye has hung it with a hinge.
The fountain of these waters is as unknown as the contriver of them.
Let that author and contriver of human suffering be suppressed.
But I knew not that thou wert the contriver of the ambuscade.
Loki was an evil deity, the contriver of all fraud and mischief.
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