He never justified a prejudice; he never misdirected our admiration; he never hurt an innocent feeling or overbore a serious judgment; and he set up within us a standard of Christian scholarship to which it must ever exalt us to aspire.
This misdirected will is punished by finding that the objects after which it thirsts are in truth vanity and emptiness.
The misdirected activity of the civil magistrate in the 17th century is illustrated by the familiar literature of Butler, Bunyan and others.
But protective processes misdirected or carried to excess may become injurious or even dangerous to the organism.
This picture, the world-famous "Cenacolo" of Leonardo, has been the subject of much erroneous legend and much misdirected experiment.
Two were misdirected and the shot went too high, but the last round fell in the midst of a group of hussars and knocked three of them over.
Age was now creeping on Torquemada, who, however, never would allow his misdirected zeal to rest.
But in 1796 he removed to Taneytown, Maryland, and in both Maryland and Pennsylvania worked with such misdirected zeal and autocratic manners that he was again reproved by his bishop in 1798.