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phantasmagories

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  • n. Plural form of phantasmagory.

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Examples

  • But, surely, it was a bad bargain to accept such vague phantasmagories.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • “The phantasmagories of more prodigal and wild imaginations have mingled with the product of Israel's austere spirit.”

    Matthew Arnold

  • In this wise was brought about the eventful ride which cost the life of Lucifer, and introduced such heart-stirring phantasmagories into the even tenor of Sir Adrian Landale's seclusion.

    The Light of Scarthey

  • "The phantasmagories of more prodigal and wild imaginations have mingled with the product of Israel's austere spirit."

    Matthew Arnold

  • All these things, realities full of spectres, phantasmagories full of realities, had eventually created for him a sort of interior state which is almost indescribable.

    Les Miserables, Volume I, Fantine

  • Certain slang phrases which participate in the two epochs and have at once the barbaric character and the metaphorical character resemble phantasmagories.

    Les Miserables, Volume IV, Saint Denis

  • Dim visions and phantasmagories gathered from the Books of Horace Walpole, Memoirs of Bubb Doddington,

    Latter-Day Pamphlets

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