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The fable is fanciful and pleasing in itself; but will it not hereafter be believed as reality?

The thing was incomprehensible to Tip, and altogether a fanciful notion.

He found, when he looked up, that this sensation was not a fanciful one.

He did not like to offer her money, but a pretty, fanciful idea occurred to him.

We must separate the fanciful from the real, or at least make the one subservient to the other.

It should be as fanciful as possible, so as just to be presentable in Society.

In this fanciful tale Plato has dropped, or almost dropped, the garb of mythology.

And here and on this wise let my fanciful tale about letters and teachers of letters come to an end.

Is it fanciful to suppose that he meant to give the stamp of authenticity to the one and not to the other?

In the dim twilight they assumed every variety of fanciful form.

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