Deceived Sentence Examples
You have betrayed and deceived everybody.
I deceived only the birds, but you have deceived me, a painter.
But perhaps she deceived you.
The curious imbroglio deceived royalists and republicans alike.
As the old serpent deceived man of old, so shall it be again.Advertisement
I think she's wrong; you deceived one another, and you are both going to have to forgive to have a future.
The advantage to the animal of this imitation of surrounding objects is that it escapes the pursuit of (say) a bird which would, were it not deceived by the resemblance, attack and eat the caterpillar.
But the maps deceived Grant and Sherman as they had previously deceived Rosecrans.
Why were thousands of inhabitants deceived into believing that Moscow would not be given up--and thereby ruined?
He was so skilled in Latin verse that a comedy he wrote in his twentieth year, entitled Philodoxius, deceived the younger Aldus, who edited and published it as the genuine work of Lepidus.Advertisement
But, though she noticed it, she was herself in such high spirits at that moment, so far from sorrow, sadness, or self-reproach, that she purposely deceived herself as young people often do.
But the force sent in pursuit of him was small, and the British government was not deceived into weakening its hold on the Channel.
Subjects and treatment alike are inspired by the passing fashion of an age which had deceived itself into believing that it was living and moving in the spirit of classical antiquity.
The enemy believed that Cadorna had been deceived by demonstrations made in the Trentino, and their belief was fortified by news that he was sending guns westward.
Deceived by the forgeries of Otto von Pack, he believed in the existence of a conspiracy to crush the reformers, and was only restrained from attacking his enemies by the influence of John of Saxony and Luther.Advertisement
As on former occasions the representatives of the East were at first deceived by false representations; they were betrayed into recognition of papal supremacy, and tricked into signing what could afterwards be represented as a submission to Western doctrine.
Henry, if much courted, was much deceived by his contemporaries.
Anthony a Wood says that Foxe "believed and reported all that was told him, and there is every reason to suppose that he was purposely misled, and continually deceived by those whose interest it was to bring discredit on his work," but he admits that the book is a monument of his industry, his laborious research and his sincere piety.
You don't like being deceived.
William of Orange was not deceived by the specious temporizing of the king.Advertisement
Inasmuch as its action changed very materially with age, " the buyer should in all instances be informed, so that he may not be deceived."
He also had to deal with a wizard, who deceived many by promising them salvation and release from evils, if they would follow him into the desert.
In the latter hope they were deceived, and the Bavarians under General Wrede slipped away to Bamberg in time.
He had meanwhile received (false) information of a British landing at Boulogne, and he was seriously deceived as to the numbers of Napoleon's forces.
It is generally believed that Marie Antoinette was stainless in the matter, that Rohan was an innocent dupe, and that the Lamottes deceived both for their own ends.Advertisement
Whether he deceived himself or not, he led President Kruger and the Boers to believe that Germany was prepared to go to almost any length in support of the Transvaal if any opportunity occurred.
Murad was completely deceived by these crafty representations, and at once accepted the offer.
On discovering that he had been deceived he broke off all relations with the prince for a year, but their alliance was renewed.
He was not, like Schultens, deceived by the pretended antiquity of the Yemenite Kasidas.
An award may, however, be set aside where the arbitrator has misconducted himself (an arbitrator may also be removed by the court on the ground of misconduct), or where it is ultra vires, or lacks any of the other requisites - above mentioned - of a valid award, or where the arbitrator has been wilfully deceived by one of the parties, or some such state of things exists.
It is of course always possible that in any particular case we may be deceived; we may be assuming as self-evidently true what is in reality not so.
The nation threw itself on the side of the Pharisees; not in the spirit, of punctilious legalism, but with the ardour of a national enthusiasm deceived in its dearest hopes, and turning for help from the delusive kingship of the Hasmonaeans to the true kingship of Yahweh, and to His vicegerent the king of David's house.
But in this he was greatly deceived.
It would appear that on this point he was deceived, but as he now declined to accept the articles he was confined within the precincts of the palace of the bishop of Chichester.
No Scottish king ever embarked on such a coup d'etat as the arrest of " the whole Scottish House of Lords," and Knox, who attributes a much larger design to James V., must have been deceived by rumour.
The prophets and patriarchs, having been often deceived by the Demiurge, suspected a trick and would not avail themselves of the promised salvation, remaining content with the bliss of being in Abraham's bosom.
If so, they were deceived.
Bunyan was not deceived.
Rumour got abroad, owing to the secrecy of his end, that he was not really dead, and an impostor long lived at the Scottish court who claimed to be the missing king, and was recognized as Richard by many malcontents who wished to be deceived.
But, in ordinary cases of illusion, once let the reason for the illusion be discovered, and there is no longer the possibility of our being longer deceived.
The war of the Polish succession proved him to have been deceived.
In 1845 the Moderates having deceived their Liberal allies, revised the constitution of 1837 and limited the freedom it gave.
Reckless as was the course adopted, it was in touch with the feelings of the majority of a nation which had been to the very end deceived by the government and by the press not only in regard to its own resources, but also in regard to those of the United States and of the colonists in arms in Cuba and in the Philippine Islands.
So both those who knew and those who did not know deceived themselves, and pushed on to Smolensk as to a promised land.
Totila's conquest of Italy was marked not only by celerity but also by mercy, and Gibbon says "none were deceived, either friends or enemies, who depended on his faith or his clemency."
Sigwart, indeed, is deceived both about particulars and universals.
In some respects this expectation was not deceived; the years that followed 1360 seem to have been prosperous at home, despite the continued friction arising from the Statute of Laborers.
There are few that have duly considered the case; few that are not deceived by appearances.
It was the idea of being deceived.
Being around Lathum had opened his eyes to the number of people who deceive and are deceived.
I am impelled to this by an instinctive emotion such as has never deceived me.
But the circumnavigation of the lake by Gessi Pasha (1876), and by Emin Pasha in 1884, showed that Baker had been deceived as to the size of the lake.
He is not to be classed amongst the " deceived deceivers," and the restoration of the worship of the old gods was by no means his chief object.
It was for her sake, he said, that the Greeks and Barbarians fought, deluding themselves with an image of truth, for the real being was then present with the First God.3 By such specious allegories and Grecian fables Simon deceived many, while at the same time he astounded them by his magic. A description is given of how he made a familiar spirit for himself by conjuring the soul out of a boy and keeping his image in his bedroom, and many instances of his feats of magic are given.
On the 12th of November, however, urged on by the hotter heads among the peasant leaders and deceived by false reports of Austrian victories, Hofer again issued a proclamation calling the mountaineers to arms. The summons met with little response; the enemy advanced in irresistible force, and Hofer, a price once more set on his head, had to take refuge in the mountains.
Pellisson.s methods of conversion, considered too slow, were accelerated by the violent persecution of Louvois and by the kings galleys, sion of until the day came when Louis XIV., deceived by the the edict clergy, crowned his record of complaisant legal methods by revoking the edict of Nantes.
After the i3th Vendmiaire the royalists too, deceived in their hopes, were expecting to return gradually to the councils, thanks to the high property qualification for the franchise.
Bismarck in this crisis by deferring to the emperor in appearance avoided the danger, but he knew that he had been deceived, and the cordial understanding was never renewed.
He regarded it as a mollusc, being no doubt deceived by the slug-like appearance given by the antennae.
Bluff, hearty, good-natured and simple in his habits, yet he always had a high idea of his own kingly dignity, and his really statesmanlike qualities often surprised foreign diplomats, who were deceived by his homely exterior.
Funny how the devil is the one who's deceived me the least.
They were cruelly deceived by a leadership that in the end had no stomach for a fight with New Labor.
Hunter believed that he had been deliberately deceived over the matter.
His 35 yard drive completely deceived Gilmore and whistled into the bottom corner.
Don't be deceived by small visible bony fragment, most of fragment is cartilage.
Elin collected well, beat the last defender and cleverly deceived the keeper to score.
In his extremity Charles trusted himself to Herbert, count of Vermandois, who deceived him, and threw him into confinement at ChÃ¢teau-Thierry and afterwards at Peronne.
What angered him was that the coming of these visitors revived in his mind an unsettled question he always tried to stifle, one about which he always deceived himself.
Her presentiment at the time had not deceived her--that that state of freedom and readiness for any enjoyment would not return again.
Don't be deceived by the scent's light, airy quality.
However, remember that many people take their Scrabble seriously and won't appreciate being deceived by a "talented" wordsmith.
It is easy to be deceived by your emotions.
The show now offers much more transparency for viewers, but many have turned away after feeling deceived.
Howie would toss in towel once he learned he'd been deceived by this woman, his first love.
It established that all Italian cabinets since 1880 had grossly neglected the state banks; that the two preceding cabinets had been aware of the irregularities committed by Tanlongo; that Tanlongo had heavily subsidized the press, paying as much as 20,000 for that purpose in 1888 alone; that a number of deputies, including several ex-ministers, had received from him loans of a considerable amount, which they had apparently made no effort to refund; that Giolitti had deceived the Chamber with regard to the state banks, and was open tosuspicion of having,after the arrest of Tanlongo, abstracted a number of documents from the latters papers before placing the remainder in the hands of the judicial authorities.
That the ants do not destroy them is certain; but that they are deceived by the superficial similarity of the spiders to themselves is highly improbable, for these insects are capable of distinguishing a strange ant belonging to the same species if it comes from another colony.
In fact we are pretty easily deceived, so you can do a pretty shabby job of it and still fool the eye.
Now, as I dare to say I was deceived, I face each night my father's vengeful wraith.
Richemont's tale that the woman Simon, who was genuinely attached to him, smuggled him out in a basket, is simple and more credible, and does not necessarily invalidate the story of the subsequent operations with the deaf mute and the scrofulous patient, Laurent in that case being deceived from the beginning, but it renders them extremely unlikely.
The first part ends with a reply to objections based on the universal consent of men, on the assurance given by touch of the extra existence of the visible world, and on the truth and goodness of God (Descartes), which would be impugned if our senses deceived us.
My boy is growing up and rejoices in life, in which like everybody else he will deceive or be deceived.
Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for you reap whatever you sow.
Now, as I dare to say I was deceived, I face each night my father 's vengeful wraith.
In this trying economy, families are looking for the best deal possible, and it can be easy to be deceived.
She is not responsible for the actions of her mother, yet she pays the cost when her husband feels deceived and abandons her.
After you're married he'll think you deceived him.
The problem with this explanation is that it ignores the fact that Allah deceived mankind into thinking that Jesus was crucified.
The elite class deceived the working serfs and kept them in virtual slavery.
If there is one thing Scorpios can't take, it's being deceived, and they always know when they're being deceived!.
At first Cambon hoped to find in Bonaparte the saviour of the republic, but, deceived by the 18th Brumaire, he lived throughout the whole of the empire in peaceful seclusion.
Memon had deceived him into believing he didn't have the men to attack!
Among later historians who were deceived by the Historia Britonum it is only needful to mention Higdon, Hardyng, Fabyan (1512), Holinshed (1580) and John Milton.
But the Zeus whose grave was shown in Crete, or the Zeus who played Demeter an obscene trick by the aid of a ram, or the Zeus who, in the shape of a swan, became the father of Castor and Pollux, or the Zeus who was merely a rough stone, or the Zeus who deceived Hera by means of a feigned marriage with an inanimate object, or the Zeus who was afraid of Attes, is a being whose myth is felt to be unnatural and in great need of explanation.
In his extremity Charles trusted himself to Herbert, count of Vermandois, who deceived him, and threw him into confinement at Château-Thierry and afterwards at Peronne.