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  • Percey wasn't an attractive woman, but that meant nothing; it had taken Sachs all of one week at Chantelle, the modeling agency on Madison Avenue where she'd worked for several years, to understand the fallacy of the beautiful.

    The Coffin Dancer

  • 98 Great importance is attached to it by the author of that paper, as demonstrating the antiquity of the obstetric chair, but the fallacy of this view is already well proven by the criticism of Seligman in Virchow's ` ` Jahresbericht. ''

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples

  • In technical language, it might be described as the fallacy of putting what is intelligible in the place of what is true.

    The Epistles of St. Paul to the Thessalonians, Galatians and Romans: Essays and Dissertations

  • The fallacy of the Socialist program is not in its radicalism, but in its externalism.

    The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation

  • There are many more minor problems relative to this blessing, but we have touched upon all that are essential to a correct understanding of it and have shown the fallacy of at least the major misconstructions that are put upon it.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • Otherwise there would be no coherence in the apostle's discourse, nor any kind of argument, but a mere fallacy of words.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Hawthorne was simply a consistent democrat; but time has proved the fallacy of Douglas's statement, and that a forcible restoration of the Union was entirely compatible with friendliness and mutal good-will between the different sections of the country, ” after slavery, which was the real obstacle to this, had been eliminated.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

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