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To be in love, to strive, yet not to possess—that is the poetry of love, sweet but illusive.

The Created LegendFeodor Sologub

Deceived by his illusive standard, he has composed a poem which is perpetually fancy, and never passion.

But the surface of the planet yields little detail, and that little is illusive and ill-defined.

At planting, at plowing and at gathering, no detail was too small or too illusive to escape his eye.

An Arkansas PlanterOpie Percival Read

Miss Ophelia and the physician alone felt no encouragement from this illusive truce.

Uncle Tom's CabinHarriet Beecher Stowe

Yet the victory is illusive, although it enables Ptolemy to annex Palestine to Egypt.

Exact truth is as illusive to discovery by that as other pernicious methods.

Not yet; for Berlioz is the most illusive of men, and no one has helped more than he to mislead people in their estimate of him.

Musicians of To-DayRomain Rolland

"An illusive hope that reconciles us with to-day," answered the plaisant.

Under the RoseFrederic Stewart Isham

Or was this only an illusive colour thrown on her skin by the red firelight?

Green MansionsW. H. Hudson

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