"It's the mirage
!...It's the mirage
!...Don't believe in the water!...It's another trick of the mirrors!..."
When standing in the middle of one of these desert plains and looking towards the interior, the view is generally bounded by the escarpment of another plain, rather higher, but equally level and desolate; and in every other direction the horizon is indistinct from the trembling mirage
which seems to rise from the heated surface.
"He must have been a real adventurer at heart, for how many of the greatest enterprises in the conquest of the earth had for their beginning just such a bargaining away of the paternal cow for the mirage
or true gold far away!
Similarly, when you are said to be "conscious" of a table, the question whether this is really the case cannot be decided by examining only your state of mind: it is necessary also to ascertain whether your sensation is having those correlates which past experience causes you to assume, or whether the table happens, in this case, to be a mirage
. And, as I explained in my first lecture, I do not believe that there is any "stuff" of consciousness, so that there is no intrinsic character by which a "conscious" experience could be distinguished from any other.
Her form was only a mirage
of desire decoying one step by step into despair.
There was an animation in the scene, a mirage
of light, of which nothing now can give an idea, unless it be the fictitious splendor of a theatric spectacle.
But from whatever cause, the tendency hardened into a ruling convention; thousands upon thousands of medieval manuscripts seem to declare that the world is a mirage
of shadowy forms, or that it exists merely to body forth remote and highly surprising ideas.
When I looked across the pond from this peak toward the Sudbury meadows, which in time of flood I distinguished elevated perhaps by a mirage
in their seething valley, like a coin in a basin, all the earth beyond the pond appeared like a thin crust insulated and floated even by this small sheet of interverting water, and I was reminded that this on which I dwelt was but dry land.
Billy pointed out the mouth of the slough and across the broad reach of water to a cluster of tiny white buildings, behind which, like a glimmering mirage
, rolled the low Montezuma Hills.
Not that the yearning for effectual wisdom was quite unmixed; a certain mirage
would now and then rise on the desert of the future, in which she seemed to see herself honored for her surprising attainments.
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