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Usage examples for deceive

  1. Let us not deceive ourselves: we are at the beginning of great troubles. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  2. I cannot deceive myself. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  3. Each was trying to deceive the other; and neither was deceived. – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  4. Its end, mark you; for you shall never again deceive me. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  5. But he did not deceive her. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  6. For the heart is difficult to deceive, and Denasia's heart warned her morning, noon, and night. – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  7. " Mariana did not deceive me. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  8. Perhaps they mean to deceive me. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  9. O Kassandane, how the Gods deceive us! – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  10. She would not deceive him on that point. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  11. " You are a good girl, Maggie," he said at last, " and I wouldn't for the world deceive you; Rose is my step- sister. – Maggie Miller by Mary J. Holmes
  12. " You will not deceive me, Corny," whispered Mary Wallace, pressing my hand at leave- taking, in both her own. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  13. She declared over and over again that she could not face the Rodneys; it was more than should be expected of her; she was sure that something would go wrong; why, oh, why was it necessary to deceive the Rodneys? – The Husbands of Edith by George Barr McCutcheon
  14. Not two days after you tried to deceive me they went there to board! – Mrs. Cliff's Yacht by Frank R. Stockton
  15. Why deceive us both? – The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green
  16. I shouldn't like to deceive a gentleman. – The Project Gutenberg Plays of John Galsworthy, Complete by John Galsworthy
  17. But I deceived you- No, you did not deceive me, he said gently. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  18. Monsieur, forgive me for having deceived you, you were so easy to deceive." – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  19. I had not supposed Mathilde would deceive me, but we won't discuss that now. – The Happiest Time of Their Lives by Alice Duer Miller
  20. Anybody could deceive Isom if he would work his scheme behind a dollar. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
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