false image n.
The image produced in the deviating eye in strabismus.
All that you mean by the word, Johannes, is a monstrous, false image.
In another story we see that it was the living girl who was carried off, and only a false image left to deceive her parents.
Their miscalculation arose from underestimating the power over the mind and the passions of that false image of trade.
And in this country the people served idols and worshiped the false image of the cursed Diana.
Carlyle's account of the Royalist attack on Salisbury, 416his false image of Cromwell, 441.
She dressed the false image in the garments of the true Bambino, and sent it back to Ara Cœli.
What doth the graven thing avail, because the maker thereof hath graven it, a molten, and a false image?
He could find it in himself, in a false image of grandeur that he built in himself.
The mirage of the desert is fairer than its sands; the false image of the under heaven fairer than the sea.