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For those who are labouring under the delusive charms of brute-force, this picture is not overdrawn.

Indian Home RuleM. K. Gandhi

She had never put on mourning for her husband, always cherishing the delusive hope that he would some day return.

In these days there hath arisen a delusive hope as to infants.

An answer in words is delusive; it is really no answer to the questions you ask.

Essays, First SeriesRalph Waldo Emerson

Shortly before receiving my letter, he witnessed an uncontrollable outbreak of anger and delusive jealousy in an insane lady.

For an entire week the delusive cries seemed to return at the self-same hour.

A delusive hope assailed me that some accident might have overtaken it.

The world seemed such dross, the pretences of personal happiness so hollow and delusive, after such a sight!

Robert ElsmereMrs. Humphry Ward

But observation warns the spectator of the delusive character of all that splendor of color.

Whither lettest thou thyself be carried away by delusive love, whither by fallacious hope?

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