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Instead, it rests on what we might charitably call sheer speculation, and less charitably call figments of the policy elite's imagination.
For it is scarcely credible that the devil in truth finds less rest in dry places than in wet: but it is credible that those diabolical artists have found out such kind of figments for the honour and fame of their art.
From the Talmud and Hebraica 1602-1675 1979
These same "figments" of aren't known for buying much ...
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There are also "figments", which are 2d images floating about every level, and when you collect them they increase your Psi Ranking.
Flatbed trucks overstuffed with the carcasses of alligators shot through the back of the heads or brimmed with those skins of what were once alligators, now the figments of shoes and boots and briefcases and the homes of rats and the nests of birds.
The Clown Show Robert Kloss 2011
The Underclass do exist, they are not just figments of my imagination.
Theodore Dalrymple – Second Opinion « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG Inspector Gadget 2009
Of course, all the threats against the Democrats after they passed the Healthcare Bill, were figments of our imagination!
I also believed in Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy, but both were just figments of their imagination in the end, Rep. Berman.
Richard closed his eyes and tried to tell himself what Dr. Reading had said, that these were simply figments of his distraught emotional climate.
Time of Death Ann Wahlman 2011
In the end, I am unwilling to cast judgement on whether figments of your imagination (i.e. your hypotheticals) have moral courage because I cannot talk to the people involved — only you can — so I will have to leave it to your judgement whether they are courageous or not.