Usage examples for deception

  1. What if he should be vexed at the deception, and refuse to forgive you? – The Princess Virginia by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  2. Two years after this interesting episode, the Princess died, and dying, confessed the deception. – Arms and the Woman by Harold MacGrath
  3. The deception shall continue, as far as the others are concerned. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  4. The deception I had contrived and had caused her father and husband to continue was successful in its first object. – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  5. One self- deception leads to another. – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  6. It shows that that paragraph was most ably constructed for the deception it was intended to put upon the reader. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  7. As I saw nothing in myself extraordinary, and looked on myself as being in the lowest stage of perfection, and imagined that an extraordinary degree of inspiration was necessary for extraordinary designs, this made me hesitate, and fear deception. – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  8. I read it with a composed countenance, and, returning it to the Marquis, I observed with a sigh, " There is no kindness in such deception, the blow will only fall heavier upon the old man when it does come. – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  9. But I would rather go on being a fool than suspect any one of a deception like this. – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  10. In spite of his air of indifference, it was evident that he was in considerable pain, and as soon as he saw that deception could not be kept up, he sank down in a chair, as if thankful to give up the strain. – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  11. He would of course have to use deception. – The Wealth of Echindul by Noel Miller Loomis
  12. What was the other deception? – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  13. Should he ever wish to be rid of her, he had only to confess his deception, and pack her off to seek her sister. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  14. I never forgive deception. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray