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Usage examples for fancied

  1. I went to your door, listened, and fancied I heard your pure, calm breathing.. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  2. He said that he had nothing in common with the place and the people- no more than I had- and that was what he had always fancied in me. – A First Family of Tasajara by Bret Harte
  3. She knew him so well, or she fancied that she did. – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  4. Too quick to take offence where none was really intended, he fancied that many bore him ill- will who had scarcely given him a passing thought. – The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies by Walter Besant
  5. He had had a strange dream during the night, and this had taken from his memory the change which he had fancied he noticed in the shell before going to bed. – Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children by Julian Hawthorne
  6. Hastings glanced at Winifred, and Agatha fancied that she understood what was in his mind. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
  7. Nobody there showed the least consciousness of that latter fact; nobody fancied it was anything but natural to rely upon Nettie. – The Doctor's Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  8. Yes; it is a pleasant thing to find men better than we fancied them. – The Good News of God by Charles Kingsley
  9. I fancied, from the beginning, that there must be something in his tale. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  10. Do you know I fancied you somewhat altered- a little fallen away, and pale. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  11. For a moment I fancied that the man still hesitated. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  12. When I arose in the morning and looked out I fancied myself at sea, as indeed I was. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  13. In these fancied corrections, the phrases with him and with me have a very awkward and questionable position: it seems doubtful, whether they depend on was and is, or on angry and engaged. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  14. I fancied you would have three. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  15. He had fancied once or twice that he had already begun to turn. – The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole
  16. Yet, as you say, Fred, the most difficult part is to come, just as we fancied that we were through. – The Opinions of a Philosopher by Robert Grant
  17. One fancied as much, Princess Sofia. – Red Masquerade by Louis Joseph Vance
  18. I got grandmother's tea ready, and was carrying it along the passage from the kitchen when I fancied I heard Mr. Penreath's voice in the bar parlour. – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees
  19. I find it rather interesting, I must confess, much more so than I should have fancied. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  20. I did see, but thought I must have fancied the effect, until he saw it too. – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
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