He can not easily believe it to be simply a chimera of an overwrought brain.
The chimera and other animal monsters occur only as figments of the mind.
Ah, that woman in the mask, that chimera of a night, that fancy of an hour!
Do not delude me with a chimera, and above all do not tempt me to sacrifice my honour to it.
For it was evident that to them, this chimera was still ...