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Now it is you who are telling lies and seeking to deceive me, Mademoiselle; or else you have never been in love, and know nothing about it.
Very well, then; is a PREACHER going to deceive a steamboat clerk?
That once known to you, his fellow twin could never personate him and deceive you.
I was all tuckered out tryin' to mislead 'em and deceive 'em and sidetrack 'em; but the minute I got where I wa'n't put under a microscope by day an' a telescope by night and had myself TO myself without sayin' `By your leave,' I begun to pick up.
The competitors for this office sought as diligently to please their overseers, as the office-seekers in the political parties seek to please and deceive the people.
Harriet, Harriet, do not deceive yourself; do not be run away with by gratitude and compassion.
I can easily suppose that his age may appear much greater to you than to my mother; but you can hardly deceive yourself as to his having the use of his limbs
Yet," said she, "I am afraid it is a mistake: my thoughts deceive me.
Catherine had kept up her acquaintance with the Lintons since her five-weeks' residence among them; and as she had no temptation to show her rough side in their company, and had the sense to be ashamed of being rude where she experienced such invariable courtesy, she imposed unwittingly on the old lady and gentleman by her ingenious cordiality; gained the admiration of Isabella, and the heart and soul of her brother: acquisitions that flattered her from the first - for she was full of ambition - and led her to adopt a double character without exactly intending to deceive any one.
Paper money may deceive the ignorant, but nobody is deceived by tokens of base metal that have no value but merely jingle.
Could she deceive him as she had deceived the others?
The gods are not magicians who transform themselves, neither do they deceive mankind in any way.