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  • n. Plural form of illusion.


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  • May not some of what you call illusions, be the finer, or at least more ethereal qualities of the thing itself?

    Thomas Wingfold, Curate

  • The death of romantic illusions is nothing compared with the destruction of the dreams and wishes you hold for, and would have wished to share with, your children.

    Divorce, American Style

  • But one knows that a world without easy illusions is a more human world and, perhaps, more Christian.

    Homer Simpson Is Catholic, Declares Vatican Newspaper

  • This episode alone is testament to Mind over Matter, and whether you believe in illusions, magic, Scientology or smurfs; you cannot escape the fact that this man has power of mind AND that he works very hard to make the money most of you think he makes through scam or fallacy.

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  • The shattering of illusions is painful, directly proportional to the magnitude of the illusion so shattered.

    Think Progress » Samuel Alito’s America

  • He treated the affair very lightly, laughed at her conjectures, represented the appearances she described as the illusions of a weak and timid mind, and broke up the conversation, by going to visit the chamber of Vincent, in which he remained a considerable time.

    A Sicilian Romance

  • Science has cured us of many delusions, and it has made us the poorer by dispelling certain illusions, but it has surely made the earth a much more habitable place than it was in the pre-scientific ages.

    In the Noon of Science

  • Arsenal 1 Manchester United 3: Rooney the destroyer - Sharpshooter Wayne shatters Gunners 'title illusions ... - Articles related to Cesc Fabregas will leave Arsenal and join Barcelona one day, claims Xavi

  • Arsenal 1 Manchester United 3: Rooney the destroyer - Sharpshooter Wayne shatters Gunners 'title illusions with a little help from Nani

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  • -- Our curious reasoning -- Mr. Churchill on "illusions" -- The danger of war is not the illusion but its benefits -- We are all Pacifists now since we all desire

    Peace Theories and the Balkan War


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