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69 example sentences with  disabused

69 example sentences with disabused

Now it happened that at first, like all great men, he was misunderstood, and the people ascribed his success to his partner, so that everybody said, The name is but the guinea's stamp, The man's a GOULD for all that; but the people were soon disabused of this idea, and the name of JEAMES PHYSKE was in everybody's mouth.

A sojourn of two or three days with them and the assistance of a common friend would do much to disabuse them of such ideas, but when you have no such aids you must not expect to make much progress.

Jack may have believed this himself, for he took no pains to disabuse the maidens as to the inefficacy of the rite, and bore with galliard fortitude the wear and tear of the nascent mustache, without which, to his mind, a soldier would figure very much as a monk without a shaven crown or a mandarin without a queue.

It may be necessary to explain, at this point of our narrative, that John Effingham was perfectly aware of the error which existed in relation to the real character of Captain Truck, wherein he thought great injustice had been done the honest seaman; and, the old man intending to sail for London next morning, had persuaded him to accept this invitation, in order that the public mind might be disabused in a matter of so much importance.

He wished to disabuse them of the idea that he led in private a life of luxury and self-indulgence.

We must, then, disabuse ourselves of the notion so naturally produced by reading, and especially by reading in time of war, that the German Jingoes are typical of Germany.

I am sorry to be obliged to disabuse the reader of the romance and oriental colouring attached to our ideas of the harem, by giving Madame Bousac's simile of those angelic houries.

Yet I think, if we sum up the loss and gain, we shall find the colt's character has gained, rather than lost, by being thus disabused.

He learns to substitute a very rational reverence for the man who is breaking him in, for a totally irrational reverence for the kettle; and becomes thereby a much wiser and more useful member of society, as does the man when disabused of his superstitions.

" "You may disabuse your mind of that once and for all," I answered.

It is by no means uncommon for them to inflict chastisement on negresses with whom they are in habitual illicit intercourse, and I was credibly informed that this cruelty was often resorted to, to disabuse the mind of a deceived and injured wife who suspects unfair treatment.

At first, like many other travellers, I was deluded by the notion that these idlers were men of independent means, but my mind was soon disabused of this fallacy.

I recognize in your obscure language an injustice you are about to commit; you hope to cure me of my love, but disabuse yourself of that fancy; the cruel triumph you seek to win is beyond the united strength of both of us, above any imaginable skill, beyond the power of reason itself.

She is always disabused when too late.

That, my dear Marquis, is what you call love, and it will be difficult for you to disabuse yourself of the impression, for by force of persuading yourself that it is love, you will, in a short time firmly believe that the inclination is real.

undeceive^, unbeguile^; set right, correct, open the eyes of, disabuse, disillusion one of.

raise the mask, drop the mask, lift the mask, remove the mask, throw off the mask; expose; lay open; undeceive^, unbeguile^; disabuse, set right, correct, open the eyes of; desillusionner.

disenchant, disillusion, deflate, take down a peg, pop one's balloon, prick one's balloon, burst one's bubble; disabuse (correction) 527.1.

All the reason in the world would not have had so rapid and general an effect on the public mind to disabuse it of the idea that a drug is a good thing in itself, instead of being, as it is, a bad thing, as was produced by the trick (system) of this German charlatan (theorist).

But Safdar Khan's next words disabused him: "Nay, nay," he said.

We soon disabused his mind of that idea, and had the dead tiger hauled up to dry land.

This feature of the joke was, in the opinion of its perpetrators, the most amusing feature of all, and it need hardly be said that very little effort was made to disabuse the unbelieving but somewhat over-credulous bar-keeper.

The World's Fair served to very largely disabuse the public mind concerning what is destined to become one of the wealthiest sections of the United States.

To begin with, we must radically disabuse our minds of the idea that thinking starts from certainty.

The freedmen so earnestly seized their opportunity to acquire knowledge and accomplished so much in a short period that their educational progress served to disabuse the minds of indifferent whites of the idea that the blacks were not capable of high mental development.

He was aware of it himself, and labored with matchless perseverance to disabuse the tribunals, with which he was familiar, of this disparaging opinion.

Jennings: Disabuse his mind.

I pray and conjure you, by the love you bear to God, that you tell me what you have against me, in order that I may disabuse you.

In the first place, however, it will be necessary to disabuse the public mind of some very prevailing misconceptions with respect to the conditions of a Balloon exposed to the action of the winds, pursuing its course under the exercise of an inherent propulsive power.

Even Dr. Channing was a subject of this delusion; and it is well remembered, that his too favorable opinions of his fellow men, made it difficult to disabuse him of it.

Even Dr. Channing was a subject of this delusion; and it is well remembered, that his too favorable opinions of his fellow men, made it difficult to disabuse him of it.

Those were the days when the Catholic peasantry believed that "Repale" would make every man the owner of the land he lived on, or of that which he wished to live on; and the great Dan did not disabuse them.

Skirting her own bright hair they run, And to the sunny add more sun: Now on that aged face they fix, Streaming from the Crucifix; The flesh-clogg'd spirit disabusing, Death-disarming sleeps infusing, Prelibations, foretastes high, And equal thoughts to live or die.

But the scholastic agents to whom he went on the following Saturday did much in a quiet way to disabuse his mind.

The Chinese were gradually disabused of their prejudices.

A little reflection and a very slight amount of experimental examination will quickly disabuse those who have this mistaken and popular impression of their error.

He should have followed his hero home to be disabused of this monstrous notion, for even while it was being propounded Tommy was sitting in such an agony of silence in a woman's presence that she could not resist smiling a crooked smile at him.

He could have disabused her, but it would have been cruel, and so on this subject, as ever, he remained silent.

They should disabuse their minds of this error before they start from home.

Some people think he's a little crazy; but what's just happened would go a long way to disabuse them.

Nor, indeed, with the exception of my brother, who had read my suspiciously excellent letter, were any of my relatives disturbed; and he did nothing to disabuse my assurance.

It was high time the world was disabused.

Among other matters, I was peculiarly desirous of disabusing him of the current notion of his people, that our gospels are spurious narratives of late date.

I was glad that I could honestly disabuse his mind of this idea, for I had a curious little feeling that Dicky disliked more than he appeared to do the attentions paid to me by Mr. Gordon.

Disabuse yourself especially of the belief that any grace or flow of style can come from writing rapidly.

'Twas well carried not to disabuse him: I laugh to think what sport I shall have anon, when I convince him of his lies, and let him know I was the devil, to whom he was beholden for his money: Go, Setstone; and in the same disguise be ready for him.

I could find in my heart to lift up my mask, and disabuse you.

what power will disabuse thee Of thy ignorance, Chrysanthus? CHRYSANTHUS.

Then Florence took the mode of disabusing him which has been told, and Hugh Anderson gave the required promise.

If you think you're slipping gracefully into a good thing, disabuse your mind of that impression right now.

It is necessary for the interests of truth, for the interests also of both countries, that the popular mind, the mind of the public men of Spain also, should be disabused in respect of two important errors.

The next moment, I am disabused.

As it seems to me that the conversation is taking a painful direction, I try to divert it by telling my news; but the bloom is again taken off it by the old man, who declines to be disabused of the idea that the Peninsular is still raging, and that it is Roger's grandfather who is returning from that field of glory.

Those teeth fair Lyce must not show If she would bite; her lovers, though Like birds they stoop at seeming grapes, Are disabused when first she gapes; The rotten bones discover'd there, Show 'tis a painted sepulchre.

Philosophers may assert that a rightly constituted mind will rise superior to all outward circumstances; but two weeks in a Korak tent would do more to disabuse their minds of such an erroneous impression than any amount of logical argument.

If she should, she must have nothing to disabuse her mind until we break the news to her.

She is no more really insane than you are; but at the same time so excitable upon certain topics, that it might be perhaps difficult to disabuse the chancellor or a jury of the impression so industriously propagated to her prejudice.

Up to the time I left, the burgomasters were unable to deliver the potatoes, Any dupes of German propaganda who imagine that there is much self-sacrifice among the wealthy class in Germany in this war should disabuse their minds of that theory at once.

"You have never striven to disabuse him."

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige says the people of the should disabuse their minds of the belief that they are being marginalised.

On the war against insurgency, President Buhari said things were a lot better, stressing that the Nigerian government is making efforts to disabuse the minds of the people on the true philosophy of Boko Haram.

On the war against insurgency, the president said things were a lot better, with the disabuse of the minds of the people on the true philosophy of Boko Haram.

She’s a spectacularly disabused and skeptical 23-year-old Black woman, an assistant book editor, wise to the industry’s excesses.

As for Boko Haram, we try to disabuse the mind of the people and I think our people now understand the basic dishonesty in it.

If Mr. Bahadur or the dealership had a contrary understanding, they had ample opportunity to disabuse the Defendant of any such notion.

Part of our mandate, through the support of the NSF, is to reveal the complex structure of sign language, and in so doing, disabuse the public of this notion.

A quality hour spent crawling the first 4km out of Whistler on a Sunday afternoon will quickly disabuse you of that notion.

So I just want to take a quick moment to disabuse the member for indicating that we haven't supported it.

They need to be disabused of the myths and stereotypes they hold dear.