The object of writing a book is not to befog the reader's mind.
All these mysteries that befog us are not mysteries really; they are the mother-tongue of nature.
I think I have read somewhere that the function of present-day criticism is to befog the mind and blur the object criticised.
Something seemed to bear down on his brain and befog his sight.
They who undertake to reason the thing out learnedly, befog it.
And we should not befog the issue by saying that this is degrading.
Rather than adapt their lives to their consciousness, they try by every means to befog and to silence it.
In such wise, Douglas labored to befog and discredit the issues for which the new party stood.
It could be done only by one whom all the world had conspired to befog and befool about his importance in the scheme of things.
Their position is strongest when they maintain that these topics have a tendency to befog the intellect.