It is possible, however, with the aid of our knowledge of static electricity, to arrive at hypotheses of a more than chimerical nature.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 455, September 20, 1884" by Various
Do you call this chimerical?
"Rousseau" by John Morley
Of all the chimerical ideas then afloat, this was the most chimerical.
"The Liberation of Italy" by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
My object in this sermon is to show that common sense, as well as my text, declares that such an expectation is chimerical.
"New Tabernacle Sermons" by Thomas De Witt Talmage
Born in France, he had emigrated to this country, with the chimerical hope of speedily making a fortune.
"Hatchie, the Guardian Slave; or, The Heiress of Bellevue" by Warren T. Ashton
The supposition is chimerical.
"The Framework of Home Rule" by Erskine Childers
This wanton exercise of this power is not a chimerical suggestion of a heated brain.
"American Eloquence, Volume I. (of 4) Studies In American Political History (1896)" by Various
This plan was by no means so chimerical as at first glance it might seem to be.
"The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power" by John S. C. Abbott
A chimerical animal, having the head and breast of a woman, and the body and legs of a bird.
"The Manual of Heraldry; Fifth Edition" by Anonymous
But he was careful not to express this hope to the others, who would doubtless have considered it chimerical.
"The Waif of the "Cynthia"" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
Not one of these dangers was chimerical.
"A Journey to the Centre of the Earth" by Jules Verne
As an example of the chimerical, impossible and altogether undesirable, it commands admiration.
"The Head Voice and Other Problems" by D. A. Clippinger
Were that affectionate sister's misgivings of her bachelor brother's intentions toward that wild-cat girl altogether chimerical, then?
"Eventide" by Effie Afton
This Fear is absolutely chimerical; never yet did a Person in a Fever die merely from Weakness.
"Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health" by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
Her chimerical notions made her happy, and the cold naked truth would doubtless have made her unhappy.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. IV (of VI), "Adventures In The South" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
This journey to Leghorn was undertaken under the influence of chimerical ideas.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. VI (of VI), "Spanish Passions" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
At present it is chimerical, and we hesitate.
"The Siege of Mafeking (1900)" by J. Angus Hamilton
The undertaking seemed chimerical, even desperate.
"The Columbia River" by William Denison Lyman
The responsibility of the Executive so much talked of was chimerical.
"The Journal of the Debates in the Convention which Framed the Constitution of the United States" by James Madison
As to the unpopularity of the innovation it was in his opinion chimerical.
"The Journal of the Debates in the Convention which framed the Constitution of the United States, Volume II (of 2)" by James Madison