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373-375) Do not let a flaunting woman coax and cozen and deceive you: she is after your barn.
The gods are not magicians who transform themselves, neither do they deceive mankind in any way.
In every letter he promises to be with me in a few days, and every time deceives me, or deceives himself.
As soon as an image begins to deceive us as to its status, it also deceives us as to its correlations, which are what we mean by its "reality.
I peeped in; and the holy inner voice that never deceives, whispered to me, "You have met her, Drusilla, everywhere else; meet her at the bath, and the work is done.
you cannot deceive me," and Mademoiselle approached her beloved instrument and began to play.
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.
Do my eyes deceive me, or is there at the present moment something moving upon that hillside?
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?
Well, sir,' said Mrs Plornish, a civil woman, 'not to deceive you, he's gone to look for a job.