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  • The hawk molted, shedding feathers as quickly as an illused feather duster.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • When sure of the goodwill and good wishes of a corispondent, even of a shamefully neglected and illused corispondent, how much easier becomes the necessary resumption of intercourse, and how genuine and how willingly comes forth the required apology?

    Letter 256

  • It appeared and was proved that James Welsh had entered the pltffs house, and had struck and illused McLarthy who was a Constable~

    Gutenber-e Help Page

  • Hence, if their bodies were illused, the animals of that species would not allow themselves to be taken, neither in this world nor in the world to come.

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • Then Mrs MANKLETOW inquired, would I, or would I not, marry her illused child? and stated that all she wished for was a plain answer.

    Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.

  • With a view to impressing upon the natives that the English were not to be illused with impunity, a robber who had taken a piece of cloth was fired upon with grape shot, but although he received the discharge in the back, it had no more effect upon him than a violent blow with a rattan.

    Celebrated Travels and Travellers Part 2. The Great Navigators of the Eighteenth Century

  • General Gates is leav 'us this day, — I hope not to quit the service wholly; he thinks himself extreamly illused, & is not insensible to the injury.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

  • All Christians believe that the blessed are the poor and humble, and those who are illused by the world; that it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven; that they should judge not, lest they be judged; that they should swear not at all; that they should love their neighbor as themselves; that if one take their cloak, they should give him their coat also; that they should take no thought for the morrow; that if they would be perfect, they should sell all that they have and give it to the poor.

    On Liberty

  • To whom Andrew said: The princes of Rome knew never how the son of God came and taught and informed them that the idols be devils, and he that teacheth such things angereth God, and he, so angered, departeth from them that he heareth them not, and therefore be they caitiffs of the devil and be so illused and deceived that they issue out of the body all naked, and bear nothing with them but sins.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 2

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