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seeing things

Experiencing hallucinations or delusions, as in I thought I saw my father, but I must have been seeing things; he died twenty years ago. [ First half of 1900s ]
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  • "I am not thinking; I am only seeing things," she would say.

    The Village of Youth Bessie Hatton
  • Every moment he was seeing things in proportions more and more false.

    The Snare Rafael Sabatini
  • I'm unsatisfactory because I've got the most infernal habit of seeing things from about twenty points of view instead of one.

    If Winter Comes A.S.M. Hutchinson
  • Peggy had a delightful way of seeing things that Alice could not see.

    Peggy in Her Blue Frock Eliza Orne White
  • Eleanor was seeing things very clearly that night, and quite dispassionately she told herself that she hated her own character.

    The Rebellion of Margaret Geraldine Mockler
  • Keeping my eyes open and seeing things as they are in this world, and not as I want them to be.

    The Wasted Generation Owen Johnson

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