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Usage examples for conceive

  1. " I declare I can't conceive why Glenfern should be so ill pleased at our dreams," said Miss Grizzy. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  2. None of them had been able to conceive of such a velocity as this ship had shown! – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  3. The good man could scarcely conceive such an idea. – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  4. I cannot conceive such a woman suffering from an illusion. – Lourdes by Robert Hugh Benson
  5. Four more astonished young people it would have been impossible to conceive – The Princess of the School by Angela Brazil
  6. I was properly punished, as I was vain enough to conceive that he would have heard my name. – Autobiography of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope
  7. How he could have been informed just when I found or where I placed it, I cannot conceive – Lonesome Town by Ethel and James Dorrance
  8. 12mo, flexible cloth, $ 1. 50; boards, $ 1. 00. One cannot conceive of a more handy book of its kind. – The Story of Malta by Maturin M. Ballou
  9. " I tell you I was there, and you can conceive that I saw everything there was to be seen. – Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
  10. I was glancing through it only a night or two ago, and really I cannot conceive how a sane man could have written such nonsense. – The Vanishing Man by R. Austin Freeman
  11. She couldn't conceive why he should lie. – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  12. There are crimes which honest hearts never even conceive – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  13. " There is no man living who can conceive of its age," said the stranger. – Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland by Olive Schreiner
  14. He is very young and cannot as yet conceive how much there is about oneself that demands care. – The Kempton-Wace Letters by Jack London Anna Strunsky
  15. Time To view dialogical nursing as it is actually experienced in the real world, one must conceive of it as occurring in time, not simply measured time but also time as lived by patient and nurse. – Humanistic-Nursing by Paterson, Josephine G.
  16. I don't even let my mind conceive them. – The Iron Furrow by George C. Shedd
  17. We can conceive no beginning: we can conceive no end. – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage
  18. We see things so differently- but can't you conceive that, after all that has passed, I felt it a kind of loyalty not to leave you in ignorance? – Madame de Treymes by Edith Wharton
  19. He could not for a moment conceive that Mr. Lovel declined his acquaintance as a thing not worth having. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. I conceive that a man's honour stands before everything. – The Splendid Folly by Margaret Pedler
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