We also read (p. 119) of the Fata Morgana and other similar appearances.
Could it be water, or was it only the mirage—the fata morgana?
Was it only a delusive appearance, a fata morgana of the desert?
That's only his fata morgana, for he's foredoomed to die in harness.
"Like the Fata Morgana of the desert, I am all things to all men," she said.
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