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He deceives himself by this argument, for the argument is utterly .

* Conceit and confidence are both of them cheats; the first always imposes on itself, the second frequently deceives others too.

Save when by fits the warmer air deceives, And, stealing hopeful to some sheltered bower, She lies on pillows of the yellow leaves, And tries the old tunes over for an hour.

The moment we were alone Eveena said "I have never seen illness, but if Eunanรฉ is not ill, and very ill, all I have gathered in my father's household from such books as he has allowed me, and from his own conversation, deceives me wholly; and yet no illness of which I have ever heard in the slightest degree resembles this.

But it is defective in this, that it deceives those of a juvenile age.

Hence the former associates with intellect, and increases the intellectual nature which we contain; but the latter, from looking to that which always seems to be, hunts after folly and deceives."

Answer: 'If that doctrine be true, which I will never believe, then the Bible mocks and deceives poor miserable sinful man, instead of teaching him.

Even you" "Monsieur deceives himself.

The water deceives your eyes.

"When last we met," he said at length, "and you received a large sum of money, you made a distinct promise; unless my memory deceives me.

He again deceives himself with respect to the perfection with which man is held to be originally vested.

It may be useful, sir, to inform these men, that their disguise ought at last to be thrown off, because it deceives no longer, and that the nation cannot be cheated but at the expense of more cunning than they are willing, or perhaps able, to display.

Distance is a small thing to a powerful motor eating up space with an effortless appetite, which deceives novice and expert alike.

"Though woman's vain, and man deceives, There's always honor amonggentlemen.

He deceives me continually, and laughs, laughs.

They begin to judge this great power by broader principles; to view it as it really is,not as "Antichrist" and the "scarlet mother," but as a venerable institution, with great abuses, having at heart the interests of those whom it grinds down and deceives.

The reader asks whether the author deceives himself or if he wishes to throw some dust into the eyes of the public?

As for Memory, he's a false-hearted fellow; he always deceives them; they respect not him, except it be to play a game at chests, primero, saunt, maw, or such like. MEN.

But when 'tis once descended to the stomach, And sends up noisome vapours to the brain, 'Twill make them swagger gallantly; they'll rage Most strangely, or Acrasia's art deceives her; When if my lady stir her nimble tongue, And closely sow contentious words amongst them, O, what a stabbing there will be!

His nose alone above the wave draws in The vital air; all else beneath the flood Concealed, and lost, deceives each prying eye Of man or brute.

In the one case it is a man's purpose to deceive his fellow-man; in the other case it is simply his purpose to conceal what his fellow-man has no right to know, and that fellow-man receives a false impression, or deceives himself, in consequence.

An effort at right concealment may include truthful statements which are likely, or even sure, to result in false impressions on the mind of the one to whom they are addressed, and who in consequence deceives himself as to the facts, when the purpose of those statements is not the deception of the hearer.

"] "Of course," he says, "such a procedure presupposes a certain relation of guardianship, on the part of the one who speaks untruth, over him whom he deceives, and a relative irresponsibility on the part of the other,an incapacity to make use of certain truths except to his actual moral injury.

[Footnote 8: This idea, hardly yet a resolve, he afterwards carries out so well, that he deceives not only king and queen and court, but the most of his critics ever since: to this day they believe him mad.

What art is thine, that so thy friend deceives?

Perhaps her sorrow is true, but she deceives you as to the motives she gives for it.

One hand cozens the other, and the belly deceives both.

Most professions and mysteries derive the practice of all their faculties from him, but use them with less ingenuity and candour; for the more he deceives those he has to do with the better he deals with them; while those that imitate him in a lawful calling are far more dishonest, for the more they impose the more they abuse.

If I have concealed my emotions in addressing you it is only the thrawn national way that deceives everybody except Scotsmen.

Witkokaga, the Befooler, that is, the god who deceives or fools animals so that they can be easily taken.

But most part it is in the brain that deceives them, although I may not deny, but that oftentimes the devil deludes them, takes his opportunity to suggest, and represent vain objects to melancholy men, and such as are ill affected.

Last of all: if the party affected shall certainly know this malady to have proceeded from too much fasting, meditation, precise life, contemplation of God's judgments (for the devil deceives many by such means), in that other extreme he circumvents melancholy itself, reading some books, treatises, hearing rigid preachers, &c.

But either a fond partiality for the task I have undertaken deceives me, or there never was any state either greater, or more moral, or richer in good examples, nor one into which luxury and avarice made their entrance so late, and where poverty and frugality were so much and so long honoured; so that the less wealth there was, the less desire was there.

But for all that, whatever Figaro may say, it is not the face which deceives; it is we who deceive ourselves in reading in it what is not there.

For the face of a man is the exact impression of what he is; and if he deceives us, that is our fault, not his.

In that case the incident would be a trait of character; but, unless my memory deceives me, that is not the case.

Dear one, my word deceives Thee never.

It must be his consummate self-conceit that deceives him, if he is deceived.

" "End at once your tedious narrative!" said the datto, "What did my wife do?" "Sir," answered the slave, "she deceives you shamefully.

He was one of those men of medium height, whose physique deceives every one save the anatomical expert.

For opinion deceives men in two ways, when either the matter itself is of a different kind from that which it is believed to be, or when the result is not such as they thought it would be.

But the result deceives a person, when a thing has a different result from that which the persons who are accused are said to have thought it would have.

The idea of morality never deceives anyone; the moral law is innate in every man.

" "My father, my father, and dost thou not hear The words that the Erl-King now breathes in mine ear?" "Be calm, dearest child, 'tis thy fancy deceives; 'Tis the sad wind that sighs through the withering leaves.

a mere machine, a spring For freaks fantastic, a convenient thing, A point to which each scribbling wight most steer, Or vainly hope for food or favour here; A summer's sigh; a winter's wistful tale: A sound at which th' untutor'd maid turns pale; Her soft eyes languish, and her bosom heaves, And Hope delights as Fancy's dream deceives.

In Germany, also, it should be possible to arouse a universal appreciation of the great duties of the State, if only our politicians, without any diplomatic evasion, which deceives no one abroad and is harmful to the people at home, disclosed the true political situation and the necessary objects of our policy.

"That son of infamies deceives himself.

Whoever, in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth, invariably deceives himself.

A man is not deceived by others; he deceives himself.

We mean now, generally, by a hypocrite, a man who pretends to be one thing, while he is another; who pretends to be pious and good, while he is leading a profligate life in secret; who pretends to believe certain doctrines, while at heart he disbelieves them; a man, in short, who is a scoundrel, and knows it; but who does not intend others to know it: who deceives others, but does not deceive himself.

My friends, such a man is a hypocrite: but there is another kind of hypocrite, and a more common one by far; and that is, the hypocrite who not only deceives others, but deceives himself likewise; the hypocrite who (as one of the wisest living men puts it) is astonished that you should think him hypocritical.

My friends, such a man is a hypocrite: but there is another kind of hypocrite, and a more common one by far; and that is, the hypocrite who not only deceives others, but deceives himself likewise; the hypocrite who (as one of the wisest living men puts it) is astonished that you should think him hypocritical.

"What does a person deserve that deceives his master?" telling the whole story.

"I don't think so, Fred; it is larger than you suppose, for the fog-bank deceives us.

Willingly is an adverb of manner, and qualifies deceives.

Notwithstanding this expression, Murray did not teach, as do many modern grammarians, that inflected forms of the present tense, such as, "If he thinks so," "Unless he deceives me," "If thou lov'st me," are of the subjunctive mood; though, when he rejected his changeless forms of the other tenses of this mood, he improperly put as many indicatives in their places.

The inversion deceives no person, and it is almost more appropriate to the colloquial jocularity of the great Lexicographer's bombast than if the enunciation had been more strictly according to rule.

She deceives us with a shadow, offers us a name in place of what we crave for with every nobler instinct of the soul.

When the famished Arab sucks pebbles instead of drinking water, he does not satisfy his thirst; he only deceives it.

But he deceives himself; For Prudence

Or as one deceives a man, will you deceive him?

LAUDER, William, account of his fraud about Milton, i. 228-231; deceives Johnson, i. 229, 231, n. 2. LAUDERDALE, Duke of, Burnet's dedication to him, v. 285.

Of the fable, myth, or allegory, Bailly has said that, "subordinate to history and philosophy, it only deceives that it may the better instruct us.

Still, it is not the face that deceives, whatever Figaro may say, but it is we who are deceived in reading what is not there.

For the face of a man expresses exactly what he is, and if he deceives us it is not his fault but ours.

When King John heard at Windsor that the treaty, whereby he had hoped to be set at liberty, had been rejected at Paris, he showed his displeasure by a single outburst of personal animosity, saying, "Ah! Charles, fair son, you were counselled by the King of Navarre, who deceives you, and would deceive sixty such as you!"

a mere machine, a spring For freaks fantastic, a convenient thing, A point to which each scribbling wight must steer, Or vainly hope for food or favor here, A summer's sigh, a winter's wistful tale, A sound at which th'untutor'd maid turns pale, Her soft eyes languish and her bosom heaves, And hope delights as fancy's dream deceives.

The gods have not (as you know) made me poetical, nor do I often tax your patience with a simile, but I think this French sensibility is to genuine feeling, what their paste is to the diamondit gratifies the vanity of the wearer, and deceives the eye of the superficial observer, but is of little use or value, and when tried by the fire of adversity quickly disappears.

The gods have not (as you know) made me poetical, nor do I often tax your patience with a simile, but I think this French sensibility is to genuine feeling, what their paste is to the diamondit gratifies the vanity of the wearer, and deceives the eye of the superficial observer, but is of little use or value, and when tried by the fire of adversity quickly disappears.

The Heart of Man deceives him in spite of the Lectures of half a Life spent in Discourses on the Subjection of Passion; and I do not know why one may not think the Heart of Woman as Unfaithful to itself.

The other kind of Hypocrisie, whereby a Man deceives himself, is intimated in the two last Verses, where the Psalmist addresses himself to the great Searcher of Hearts in that emphatical Petition; Try me, O God, and seek the ground of my heart; prove me, and examine my Thoughts.

But in this Case a Man very much deceives himself; Guilt, when it spreads thro' numbers, is not so properly divided as multiplied: Every one is criminal in proportion to the Offence which he commits, not to the Number of those who are his Companions in it.

vi. 493. 'The weak voice deceives their gasping throats.' (Dryden).

He spoke of the honour of the family, and that if Sagrario returned no decent people could live in the Cathedral, and that he could not allow his daughter to stand at the door; and he such a thief that he steals the Virgin's wax every day, and deceives the devout who pay him for masses that are never said; that is why his skin shines

Every man deceives himself while he thinks he is deceiving others; and forgets that the time is at hand when every illusion shall cease, when fictitious excellence shall be torn away, and all must be shown to all in their realestate.

Yet this, though bad, is not the worst; my father deceives himself in the hopes of the very child he has brought into the world; he suffers his house to be the seat of drunkenness, riot, and irreligion, who seduces, almost in my sight, the menial servant, converses with the prostitute, and corrupts the wife!

He that sits still, or reposes himself upon a couch, no more deceives himself than he deceives others; he knows that he is doing nothing, and has no other solace of his insignificance than the resolution, which the lazy hourly make, of changing his mode of life.

He that sits still, or reposes himself upon a couch, no more deceives himself than he deceives others; he knows that he is doing nothing, and has no other solace of his insignificance than the resolution, which the lazy hourly make, of changing his mode of life.

But memory, however impartially distributed, so often deceives our trust, that almost every man attempts, by some artifice or other, to secure its fidelity.

My dazzled sight he oft deceives, A Brother of the dancing leaves; Then flits, and from the cottage-eaves 35 Pours forth his song in gushes; As if by that exulting strain He mocked and treated with disdain The voiceless Form he chose to feign, While fluttering in the bushes.

My sight he dazzles, half deceives, A Bird

My dazzled sight the Bird deceives, A Brother of the dancing Leaves; 1832.

The Bird my dazzled sight deceives, 1840.

The Bird my dazzling sight deceives C.]

Not here, where every dream of bliss deceives us, Where the worn spirit never finds its goal, But haunted ever by thoughts that grieve us, Across our souls floods of bitter memories roll.

If a friend promises me a service with the thumb drawn inward, he deceives.

M. Rรฉmi Simeon explains the name to mean "he who deceives the people by magic;" deriving it from quetza, he places; te, the people, tlepan, on the fire.

Sleep that mortal sense deceives, Crown thine Eyes, and ease thy pain, Maist thou soon be well again.

It deceives us with no false hopeswith no breakings in the serried cloudswith

Him neither hope nor fear deceives, To Fortune who no hostage gives.

And yet, month after month, if you live in the country, the moon deceives you into thinking that for a great many things she is nearly as good as the sun.

He is properly the spirit that deceives man, and decoys him to his eternal ruin from truth and righteousness.

What man mistakes for it in himself is his vanity,a vanity much more pernicious than mine, because it deceives its possessor, who is also wholly possessed by it, and is its slave.

The answer is that a people will not permit itself to be deceived concerning its substantial basis, the essence, and the definite character of its spirit, but it deceives itself about the way in which it knows this, and according to which it judges of its acts, events, etc.

Men may say such a man but deceives himself, that there is nothing of the kind he pleases himself with imagining; but this is at least worth reflecting uponthat while the man who aspires fears he may be deceiving himself, it is the man who does not aspire who asserts that he is.

I find the intrigues of the House immeasurably shallow and undignified; if one always lives among them, one deceives oneself and considers them something wonderful.

This genial morn Deceives the feathered tribe: for yet the sun In Pisces holds his course; nor yet has Spring Advanc'd one legal claim; but though oblique So mild, so warm, descend his cheering rays, Impris'ning winter seems subdued.

Though he deceive (deceives) me, yet will I trust him.

Surely I heard a blow struck, lightly, on the shutter of that window?" "Hope sometimes deceives us.

And then a designing mother cajoles the poor girl and deceives her, and does a number of things a man would call villainies.