The lover, the poet, the mystic, and all who would drink of the first fountain, I delude with my mirage.
"Imaginations and Reveries" by (A.E.) George William Russell
Then the scales fell from his eyes and he saw himself as he was, a self-deluded man and a cheat.
"The Christian A Story" by Hall Caine
He deluded himself for a little by political ambitions.
"Marse Henry, Complete" by Henry Watterson
The Powers play tricks on tricksters, and delude the arrogant, particularly those who alone believe they possess truth and knowledge!
"The Road to Damascus" by August Strindberg
To triumph over Aurelian is, I believe, the vision that dazzles, deludes, and will destroy her.
"Zenobia" by William Ware
I fancy his lordship will be now completely deluded, and that you need have no further fear of his finding you.
"Jennie Baxter, Journalist" by Robert Barr
She understood not his high-wrought scruples, his self-deluding belief.
"Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Well, supposing we admit that I'm a man carried away by an idea, as you think, and that I am deluding myself.
"Redemption and Two Other Plays" by Leo Tolstoy
We are deluded and made fools in the hands of the Wicked One.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327" by Various
Can your intellect be deluded by such barefaced sophistries?
"Yeast: A Problem" by Charles Kingsley
That deluded eye now clearly sees its fault, and the misled heart despises it for it.
"Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
I know they think some dark, deluded bandit Has gone and given it to KAISER BILL.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Sept. 12, 1917" by Various
I was mad, deluded, dreaming!
"Three More John Silence Stories" by Algernon Blackwood
Self-deluders, I fancy, however, rather than story-tellers.
"Miriam Monfort" by Catherine A. Warfield
These several measures were sustained by popular names and plausible arguments, by which thousands were deluded.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Polk" by Compiled by James D. Richardson
Again, many are deluded by the emphasis upon the mere outward forms of the visible Church.
"Satan" by Lewis Sperry Chafer
Many a man is deluded into the fond supposition that he is not successful because he does not fit into the vocation where he finds himself.
"Analyzing Character" by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
Odd that he should have been so deluded.
"The Roll-Call" by Arnold Bennett
Their names are not likely again to delude a philosopher into the opinion of Aristotle that the stars are animated.
"Custom and Myth" by Andrew Lang
It has deceived and deluded every man that has ever put his trust in it.
"New Tabernacle Sermons" by Thomas De Witt Talmage
Deluded Youth! that quits these verdant plains,
To catch the follies of an alien soil!
To win the vice his genuine soul disdains,
Return exultant, and import the spoil!
"Elegy XIV. Declining an Invitation To Visit Foreign Countries" by William Shenstone
Ah! so she tastes the sorrows I impart,
Smiles at the sound, but never feels my pain;
And many a glance deludes my captive heart
To sigh in numbers, tho' I sigh in vain!
"Lines Written On Delia, Listening To Her Canary-Bird" by Sir John Carr
Allured to southern climes—oh, ill-starred pair!—
By hope's deluding meretricious glare—
An ignis fatuus, dazzling to betray,
Ye followed, fell, and perished in the way!
"The Fate of Maximilian of Mexico And His Empress" by Janet Hamilton
As late my eager feet thy steps pursu'd,
Thro' scenes created by thy magic pow'r,
Where each bright object smil'd but to delude,
And poison lurk'd in ev'ry fragrant flow'r,—
"To Imagination" by Maria Logan
Careless wanderer, ne'er forget
All the dangers threatening o'er;
Do hope's dreams delude thee yet?
Soon they shall delude no more:
Hope is faithless, tired and breathless;
Oft 'tis wreck'd on sorrow's shore.
"Autumn: Friday Evening" by John Bowring
Ah ! Madam, since my SHARPER is untrue,
I joyless make my once ador'd alpieu.
I saw him stand behind OMBRELIA's Chair,
And whisper with that soft deluding air,
And those feign'd sighs that cheat the list'ng fair —
"Thursday, the Bassette-Table" by Mary Wortley Montagu
If I were in the mood to delude myself and others, I could even make the case that Storch is in fact illuminating the inner emptiness of the bourgeoisie .
Come April 1, we delude ourselves into thinking we actually can get out and start the golf season.
Deluded CDI employees owed $600,000.
DeLude , age 72 of Motley, formerly of Montrose, died Wednesday, June 10 at the Lakewood Health System Care Center.
"Oh, you poor deluded leftists," sighs author Neal Pollack while gazing out at the audience gathered before him at the recent Miami Book Fair International.
Donâ €™t delude yourself.
You reached a new level of self-deluding logic with Monday's editorial "Too many neighborhoods run by fear".
Cheney has a somewhat deluded sense of recent history.
In June 1978, some twenty-two thousand people sat or stood in the rain at Harvard's commencement ceremonies to listen to a keynote speaker denounce them as lacking in courage, morally adrift, and self-deluded.
Could deluding ourselves be the best way to beat the summer heat.
We delude ourselves about the way we use technology.
The sad, deluded life of an eco-terrorist.
In June, a diffident and self-deluded President Obama claimed that "the private sector is doing fine".
I have made a consistent effort to avoid judging people, or falling victim to superficial comparisons, but I would either be guilty of prevarication or just plain deluded if I claimed that I am not subject to prejudices of my own.
Lawyers for the man who calls himself Clark Rockefeller began their defense in his kidnapping trial Wednesday with the testimony of a forensic psychologist who said he is "completely deluded" and not responsible for his actions.