1 This was small consolation, but Miss Mills wouldn't encourage fallacious hopes.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
2 And equally fallacious seems the conceit, that because the so-called whale-bone whales no longer haunt many grounds in former years abounding with them, hence that species also is declining.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 105. Does the Whale's Magnitude Diminish?—Will He...
3 Whenever she was restless she dodged her thoughts by the familiar vagabond fallacy of running away from them, of moving on to a new place, and thus she persuaded herself that she was tranquil.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXXIV
4 He exposed their risk and fallacy with his usual skill; and it was only after he had removed every impediment, in the shape of opposing advice, that he ventured to propose his own projects.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 27
5 When I said that you stimulated me I meant, to be frank, that in noting your fallacies I was occasionally guided towards the truth.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes