Sentence Examples


  • In some passages the poet seems to take delight in casting dramatic illusion to the winds.
  • Whether it was so, or merely chance or illusion, no one knows.
  • During this time the illusion of a wheel or wheels produced by the ciliary action of the disk had puzzled all observers.
  • He was under no illusion as to their achievements; his memoir on the work of the congress of Vienna is at once an incisive piece of criticism and a monument of his own disillusionment.
  • Unfortunately, Spain indulged in the illusion that America would perhaps respect her rights of sovereignty in the Philippine Islands, or pay a considerable sum for their cession and recognize the debts of Cuba and of the Philippines.