1 That is a mirage, cheap mirage, revolting, romantic and fantastical--that's another ball on Lake Como.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor DostoevskyGet Context In PART 2: V
2 These were the mirages of that period.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
3 The soul of a young girl should not be left in the dark; later on, mirages that are too abrupt and too lively are formed there, as in a dark chamber.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—CHANGE OF GATE