Origin of mirage
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I found it beckoning, almost like a mirage, in the form of the Vino Volo wine bar.
The ER—at least on the surface—is a mirage to many of these inconveniences.‘Code Black’: An M.D. on How to Fix Our Emergency Room Crisis|Ryan McGarry|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This week they got Mike Tyson and Razor Ruddock over at the Mirage, where the fake volcano blows up every twenty minutes.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The stability the military purports to bring to Egypt is a mirage; seeking shelter in its cool waters will prove disastrous.
Instead, just as one who prefers a dreamworld to reality predictably would, what he saw (and responded to) is a mirage.
North of the spur a large flat plain extends, and here the mirage was marvellously perplexing.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
Its socialism is a mirage, not a reality, and the matter-force law renders it necessarily so.Communism and Christianism|William Montgomery Brown
Yet there is one people who cannot view the past through a mirage.The Maid-At-Arms|Robert W. Chambers
They plunged into a pine wood and climbed for another two hours, the summit always vanishing before them like a mirage.Jerry|Jean Webster
When the singing ended, the mirage faded, and Nilkanta of the stage appeared again, with his wild elf-locks.Mashi and Other Stories|Rabindranath Tagore