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What is called magic is not a vain and chimerical art, as the Stoics and Epicureans pretend.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
There is, at least, no country in Europe in which servility has not invented and vanity received genealogies yet more chimerical.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The idea originally entertained of turning part of the Vailima estate into a profitable plantation turned out chimerical.
I would not barter one hour of such thoughts—chimerical though they may be—for ten years of this vapid, surface life.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
A false religion must necessarily bestow upon those who practise it only a false, chimerical, and transient utility.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
But the chief offenders in defying Napoleon's chimerical policy were the Dutch and Hanseatic cities.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
Occasionally, too, he painted landscapes—the chimerical, vague creations of a man who had lived but little in the open air.
Judging by past experience in California this is no chimerical conception.
His plans of conquest were boundless, and perhaps chimerical.
Let it not be said, that this power attributed to the English Parliament is chimerical.

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