Is it possible that something else could cause a false test?
A statement may be true in philosophy and false in theology, or vice versa.
No false hope, no redress, no going back.
He had no false illusions, though.
"Good morning, sunshine!" she said with false cheerfulness.
After a few false starts, things began to move along pretty well as the evening proceeded.
Any false entry or claim on the agent's part was penalised three-fold, on the principal's part six-fold.
The situation, however, was saved by a false move on the part of Austria.
In 1606 Tsaritsyn took part in the rising in favour of the false Demetrius, and Stenka Razin took the town in 1670.
In regard to the grist tax especially, the agitators of the Left had placed their party in a radically false position.
They plunder other people's houses, issue false paper money, and worst of all they kill my children and my father, and then talk of rules of war and magnanimity to foes!
To bring another into danger of death by false accusation was punished by death.
On earth, here on this earth" (Pierre pointed to the fields), "there is no truth, all is false and evil; but in the universe, in the whole universe there is a kingdom of truth, and we who are now the children of earth are--eternally--children of the whole universe.
I am bone-weary of the degradation, of wearing my false coquettish smile, pretending love, until they spill themselves within me.
He indeed became so disgusted with the false position of a pretender to the crown, into which he was being forced, that he wished to go to America, but, as the comtesse de Buffon would not go with him, he decided to remain in Paris.
The penalty for false witness was usually that which would have been awarded the convicted criminal.
Finally, it may be noted that many immoral acts, such as the use of false weights, lying, &c., which could not be brought into court, are severely denounced in the Omen Tablets as likely to bring the offender into " the hand of God " as opposed to " the hand of the king."
'Shaftesbury, doubtless no friendly witness, speaks of him as .an inveterate liar, "proud, ambitious, revengeful, false, prodigal and covetous to the highest degree," 4 and Burnet supports his unfavourable judgment to a great extent.
His petition to the king for a trial by his peers on this indictment was refused, and an attempt to prosecute the publishers of the false evidence in the king's bench was unsuccessful.
The changes due to the adoption of the False Decretals by Nicholas I.
The breaking of such a promissory oath was called " perjury " (as in classical Latin and in Shakespeare), contrary to modern usage which confines the word to false evidence before a court of justice.
The story that Earl Godwine himself was of churlish birth, whether true or false, marks the possibility of such a rise.
A nominalist to the core, he held that definition and predication are either false or tautological.
From this widely accepted belief arose the almost certainly false statement that Peisistratus took part in Solon's successful war against Megara, which necessarily took place before Solon's archonship (probably in 600 B.C.).
At the same time it was displeasing to the Swedes, who had become rivals of the Poles on the Baltic coast, and they started a false Dimitri of their own in Novgorod.
Public sittings are apt to be means of obtaining money by false pretences, and the great scandal of spiritualism is undoubtedly the encouragement it gives to the immoral trade of fraudulent mediumship.
The author designates the story of the later empire at Constantinople (after Heraclius) as " a uniform tale of weakness and misery," a judgment which is entirely false; and in accordance with this doctrine, he makes the empire, which is his proper subject, merely a string for connecting great movements which affected it, such as the Saracen conquests, the Crusades, the Mongol invasions, the Turkish conquests.
A document was published in London purporting to be a "Declaration of Mr Alexander Henderson made upon his Death-bed "; and, although this paper was disowned, denounced and shown to be false in the General Assembly of August 1648, the document was used by Clarendon as giving the impression that Henderson had recanted.
S5) notices this false etymology, shows how similarity of sound had led to it, and gives the correct derivation.
For the most part, we are not where we are, but in a false position.
Prince Andrew shrugged his shoulders and frowned, as lovers of music do when they hear a false note.
No, but imagine the old Countess Zubova, with false curls and her mouth full of false teeth, as if she were trying to cheat old age....
Some said the report that the Emperor was wounded was correct, others that it was not, and explained the false rumor that had spread by the fact that the Emperor's carriage had really galloped from the field of battle with the pale and terrified Ober-Hofmarschal Count Tolstoy, who had ridden out to the battlefield with others in the Emperor's suite.
Speranski's high-pitched voice struck him unpleasantly, and the incessant laughter grated on him like a false note.
She knew what it was all meant to represent, but it was so pretentiously false and unnatural that she first felt ashamed for the actors and then amused at them.
Millions of men perpetrated against one another such innumerable crimes, frauds, treacheries, thefts, forgeries, issues of false money, burglaries, incendiarisms, and murders as in whole centuries are not recorded in the annals of all the law courts of the world, but which those who committed them did not at the time regard as being crimes.
On the other question, how the battle of Borodino and the preceding battle of Shevardino were fought, there also exists a definite and well- known, but quite false, conception.
If we were to spread any false crumbs, she would be the best source.
I took time before retiring for the day to telephone Martha with the good news Julie's break in was a false alarm.
"False identities aren't easy to get," I said, remembering Daniel Brennan obtaining ours.
"Fred ought to sue him for false arrest," Cynthia said.
I need to respect you enough not to provide false hope.
Still, there were more false leads than successes before the hall clocked tolled eleven and Cynthia announced it was beyond everyone's bedtime.
He found it laughable that the living invented so many myths to create a false sense of security regarding the dark predators.
He made two or three false starts before he located the elusive narrow path through the thorny brush that separated the beach from the road beyond it.
That doesn't give him much time to apply for false papers.
BOOK-SCORPION, or FALSE SCORPION, minute arachnids superficially resembling tailless scorpions and belonging to the order Pseudoscorpiones of the class Arachnida.
1 The will, therefore, as being more originative, has more to do with true or false judgments than the understanding.
The romance of Alexander is found written in the languages of nearly all peoples from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic, but all these versions are derived, mediately or immediately, from the Greek original which circulated under the false name of Callisthenes.
In 1808 Moratin was involved in the fall of Godoy, but in 1811 accepted the office of royal librarian under Joseph Bonaparte - a false step, which alienated from him all sympathy and compelled him to spend his last years in exile.
To cause loss of liberty or property by false witness was punished by the penalty the perjurer sought to bring upon another.
Van Espen says: " The whole right of appeal to the Roman pontiff omisso medio had undoubtedly its origin in this principle, that the Roman pontiff is ordinary of ordinaries, or, in other words, has immediate episcopal authority in all particular churches, and this principle had its own beginning from the False Decretals."
This false position was remedied by the act of 1908, which brings companies into line with individuals.
False etiolation may occur from too low a temperature, often seen in young wheat in cold springs.
He died on Tower Hill in 1572 for an example to the disloyal counties, protesting innocence and repentance, warning his children in a last letter to discredit all "false bruits" that he was a papist.
On the triumph of the reactionaries and the fall of the national party, he secretly placed in the king's hands his adhesion to the triumphant Confederation of Targowica, a false step, much blamed at the time, but due not to personal ambition but to a desire to save something from the wrqck of the constitution.
The allegation about his mother was false: the Pharisee who retailed it was guilty of no small offence.
The legal reforms which they introduced tended for the most part to mercy, but the Talmud refers to one case which is an exception: false witnesses were condemned to suffer the penalty due to their victim, even if he escaped.
One night when the old countess, in nightcap and dressing jacket, without her false curls, and with her poor little knob of hair showing under her white cotton cap, knelt sighing and groaning on a rug and bowing to the ground in prayer, her door creaked and Natasha, also in a dressing jacket with slippers on her bare feet and her hair in curlpapers, ran in.
The first declared that the report that Count Rostopchin had forbidden people to leave Moscow was false; on the contrary he was glad that ladies and tradesmen's wives were leaving the city.
They slander him as a traitor, and the only result will be that afterwards, ashamed of their false accusations, they will make him out a hero or a genius instead of a traitor, and that will be still more unjust.
All the contradictions and obscurities of history and the false path historical science has followed are due solely to the lack of a solution of that question.
"Maybe she was smart enough to give him false information," I said, not really believing it.
Martha scooted around them leaving Cynthia to try and hide her concern with a false smile as she led the quarrelsome foursome into the dining room with a plate of pastry.
You rented that apartment for an address to set up a false identity and a place to keep the dough.
There is never the least false sententiousness in what she says.
As proof of this the peasant had brought from Visloukhovo a hundred rubles in notes (he did not know that they were false) paid to him in advance for hay.
The genuine as well as the false paper money which flooded Moscow lost its value.
The headlights behind provided a sense of false security.
She wanted to go down on her own terms, not lured into a false sense of safety before he chopped off her head.
For all we know, the reports we hear are false and the whole country is like this.