illusion


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In painting there are only two dimensions to the canvas, yet you accept the illusion of three dimensions which the art of a painter enables him to throw into the canvas.
An illusion that won't convince is a palpable lie, and that's what grand opera is to me when little Barillo throws a fit, clutches mighty Tetralani in his arms (also in a fit), and tells her how passionately he adores her.
And next day Martin Eden cast hack-work aside, and at white heat hammered out an essay to which he gave the title, "The Philosophy of Illusion.
They're wrong, all wrong, of course, and contrary to reason; but in the face of them my reason tells me, wrong and most wrong, that to dream and live illusions gives greater delight.
perhaps it is better to wake up after all, even to suffer, rather than to remain a dupe to illusions all one's life.
But after the knowledge of God and of the soul has rendered us certain of this rule, we can easily understand that the truth of the thoughts we experience when awake, ought not in the slightest degree to be called in question on account of the illusions of our dreams.
It is when in this condition that he strips away the husks of life's healthiest illusions and gravely considers the iron collar of necessity welded about the neck of his soul.
They would have no illusions, and a woman without illusions is the dreariest and most difficult thing to manage possible.
But," said Minora, bewildered at the way her illusions were being knocked about, "the sick-room is surely the very place of all others in which a woman's gentleness and tact are most valuable.
How she passed the night, this woman with no illusions to help her through the hours which must have been sleepless I shouldn't like to say.
It's all right," he said touching his breast-pocket; and she did not dare, the miserable wretch without illusions, she did not dare ask him to hand it over.
Every step of the way is elaborate, you can really see the process of making an illusion, and that has an effect of understanding, as well.
All of the data on the use of optical illusion in ceramic art has been collected by Kamuran Ozlem Sarnig, who wrote a proficiency thesis in ceramic art of which the title is "Optical Illusion and Usage in Ceramic Art Implementations".
The illusion was significantly reduced by obscuring the window frame and other reference cues inside the tram car, by using wedges to adjust observers' position, and by having them stand during the tram ride.
The Illusion of More--The Trick to Finding Faith in World of Deception