"People make mistakes," Westlake muttered, obviously sorry he'd raised the subject in the first place.
There was no room for mistakes or hesitation.
Maybe I'll make mistakes, but at least they'll be my own.
His predecessor, referred to as past-Death by his collectors, made exactly two mistakes, the second of which landed Gabriel his new gig ruling the underworld.
You men can use every ploy in the book to get a woman to submit, but if she mistakes that proposition for a proposal of marriage, right away she's blackmailing you.
Don't make the mistakes I did, Gabe.
He made mistakes, but he was willing to take ownership and responsible enough to take corrective action.
When mushrooms are gathered for sale by persons unacquainted with the different species mistakes are of frequent occurrence.
The first of these mistakes was a measure making (January 1885) the currency inconvertible for a period of two years.
Operating mistakes also cause interruptions to conversations, as it is possible, by the insertion of a plug in a multiple jack, to disconnect the circuit between two talking subscribers.
Gaine, general manager of the company, stated before the Select Committee that in the view of the directors the bargain was a hard one, because it gave no consideration in respect of the goodwill of the great business, with its gross income of over £ 2,000,000 per annum and its net revenue of over £750,000, which the company had built up. The company had had to pay for all the experiments and mistakes which are inherent in the launching and development of any new industry.
But in this future world, in a way we scarcely can imagine now, we will almost always know how to avoid making mistakes because we will have all the world's knowledge available.
I had made many mistakes, and Miss Sullivan had pointed them out again and again with gentle patience.
In that case I correct only such mistakes as I can recall in the few minutes allowed, and make notes of these corrections at the end of my paper.
Do you remember the happy hour we spent with him last June when he held my hand, as he always did, and talked to us about his friend Tennyson, and our own dear poet Dr. Holmes, and I tried to teach him the manual alphabet, and he laughed so gaily over his mistakes, and afterward I told him about my tea, and he promised to come?
Although Miss Sullivan is still rather amused than distressed when some one, even one of her friends, makes mistakes in published articles about her and Miss Keller, still she sees that Miss Keller's book should include all the information that the teacher could at present furnish.
We make curious mistakes sometimes.
So soul," continues the Hindoo philosopher, "from the circumstances in which it is placed, mistakes its own character, until the truth is revealed to it by some holy teacher, and then it knows itself to be Brahme."
And such was Natasha, with her surprise, her delight, her shyness, and even her mistakes in speaking French.
She wrote to him formal, monotonous, and dry letters, to which she attached no importance herself, and in the rough copies of which the countess corrected her mistakes in spelling.
To judge a man who is in disfavor and to throw on him all the blame of other men's mistakes is very easy, but I maintain that if anything good has been accomplished in this reign it was done by him, by him alone.
The more mistakes that are made the better.