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misleading Sentence Examples

  • The title of My Exile in Siberia is misleading; he was never in that country.

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  • The title of My Exile in Siberia is misleading; he was never in that country.

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  • This appears to be an artificial and misleading notion.

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  • Thanks for being 'a bit misleading.'

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  • This appears to be an artificial and misleading notion.

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  • The date of the arrival of the Cechs in Bohemia is very uncertain, and the scanty references to the country in classical and Byzantine writers are rather misleading than otherwise.

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  • The date of the arrival of the Cechs in Bohemia is very uncertain, and the scanty references to the country in classical and Byzantine writers are rather misleading than otherwise.

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  • Columbus, trusting to Toscanelli's misleading chart, looked upon the countries discovered by him as belonging to eastern Asia, a view still shared about 1507 by his brother Bartolomeo.

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  • As an extreme instance of the misleading character of the scale given on maps embracing a wide area we may refer to a map of a hemisphere.

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  • The mole-hills and serrated ridges of medieval maps were still in almost general use at the close of the 18th century, and are occasionally met with at the present day, being cheaply produced, readily understood by the unlearned, and in reality preferable to the uncouth and misleading hatchings still to be seen on many maps.

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  • The mole-hills and serrated ridges of medieval maps were still in almost general use at the close of the 18th century, and are occasionally met with at the present day, being cheaply produced, readily understood by the unlearned, and in reality preferable to the uncouth and misleading hatchings still to be seen on many maps.

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  • But the second, notwithstanding the brilliancy of the narrative and the masterly art in the grouping of events, suffers from a radical defect which renders it a misleading guide.

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  • Milbourn (1867) the defendant had broken his contract to let a lecture-room to the plaintiff, on discovering that the intended lectures were to maintain that "the character of Christ is defective, and his teaching misleading, and that the Bible is no more inspired than any other book," and the court of exchequer held that the publication of such doctrine was blasphemy, and the contract therefore illegal.

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  • But the unusual severity of the winters of 1887, 1894 and 1899 (the report of the Twelfth Census which gives the figures for this year being therefore misleading) destroyed three-fourths of the orange trees, and caused an increased attention to stockraising, and to various agricultural products.

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  • But he is sometimes guilty of inserting rhetorical speeches which are not only fictitious, but also misleading as an account of the speaker's sentiments.

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  • of the West "; a popular but misleading name is " the Jerusalem Talmud."

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  • He was at first pantler, then carver, titles which are misleading as to the nature of his services, which were those of a diplomatist; and in 1457 he became a member of the ducal council.

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  • He was at first pantler, then carver, titles which are misleading as to the nature of his services, which were those of a diplomatist; and in 1457 he became a member of the ducal council.

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  • Here also begins his long controversy with Rivinus (Augustus Quirinus Bachmann) which chiefly turned upon Ray's indefensible separation of ligneous from herbaceous plants, and also upon what he conceived to be the misleading reliance that Rivinus placed on the characters of the corolla.

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  • Beatty of any responsibility for the somewhat misleading version originally issued by the Admiralty of his own dispatch after the battle.

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  • The rendering" preacher "has a misleading connotation.

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  • 23), showing how even the most learned and most eminent of church teachers might become a misleading light.

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  • Hamilton's orders - eight now that the 52nd had arrived - in reality gave a very misleading impression of the strength of the force; his Majesty's Government had, however, during the course of the month decided to dispatch large reinforcements to this theatre of war, and the Allied commander-in-chief had been cheered by the tidings that five further divisions, the loth, 11th, 13th, J3rd and 54t h, had been placed under orders for the Aegean, and would join him between July 10 and Aug.

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  • These names are somewhat misleading, as the inner city is not enclosed within the outer city, but adjoins its northern wall, which, being longer than the nei ch'eng is wide, outflanks it considerably at both ends.

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  • Any comparison between the generalship of these two great commanders would therefore be misleading, for want of a common basis.

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  • The name "cedar of Goa" is misleading, as no cypress is found wild anywhere near Goa.

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  • The imperious terms in which this decree was couched and its misleading reference to the British maritime code showed that Napoleon believed in the imminent collapse of his sole remaining enemy.

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  • The name "cedar of Goa" is misleading, as no cypress is found wild anywhere near Goa.

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  • The imperious terms in which this decree was couched and its misleading reference to the British maritime code showed that Napoleon believed in the imminent collapse of his sole remaining enemy.

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  • For a time, owing partly to a misleading report of his statement, he became "the man in all Scotland most profoundly distrusted."

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  • In extreme cases the results from boring are likely to be untrustworthy and misleading unless the work is done on such a scale that the cost becomes prohibitory.

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  • Even in the case of small and comparatively homogeneous countries such as Holland, Belgium or Saxony there is considerable deviation from the mean in the density of the respective component subdivisions, a difference which when extended over more numerous aggregates often renders the general mean misleading or of little value.

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  • The London Chamber of Commerce have issued to the British trade a notice that any misleading term in advertising and all attempts at deception are illegal, and offenders are liable under the Merchandise Marks Act 1887.

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  • In the case of such altered deposits surface exploration alone is likely to be misleading, and it is important to push the underground exploration far enough to reach the unaltered part of the deposit, or at least deep enough to make it certain that there is a sufficient quantity of altered or enriched ore to form the basis of profitable mining operations.

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  • But a term so equivocal, leading to an antithesis so misleading as that between monism and dualism, can never represent the real difference between metaphysical schools.

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  • It is therefore perhaps misleading actually to class the sun with them; but it seems highly probable that whatever cause produces the periodic outbursts of spots and faculae on our sun differs only in degree from that which, in stars under a different physical condition of pressure and temperature, results in the gigantic conflagrations which we have been considering.

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  • It is necessary to say this, because a misleading use of the word " bubonic " has given rise to the erroneous idea that true plague is necessarily bubonic, and that non-bubonic types are a different disease altogether.

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  • The author's delight in this wonderful creation was not misleading; it has been fully shared by every generation of readers since.

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  • Previous to that almost the only special report was the misleading one of Lieut.

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  • MONTANISM, a somewhat misleading name for the movement in the 2nd century which, along with Gnosticism, occupied the most critical period in the history of the Early Church.

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  • The numerous and complicated details which we sum up under the convenient, but often misleading, single name of caste, are solely dependent for their sanction on public opinion.

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  • And nothing can be more misleading than to assume that the belief in a Creator, existent wholly apart from the work of his hands, was characteristic of the deists as a body.

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  • The numerous and complicated details which we sum up under the convenient, but often misleading, single name of caste, are solely dependent for their sanction on public opinion.

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  • Morris, in The Defence of Guinevere, speaks of "gloomy Gawain"; perhaps the most absurdly misleading epithet which could possibly have been applied to the "gay, gratious, and gude" knight of early English tradition.

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  • In like manner other writers of the same or an earlier period latinized lapwing by Egrettides (plural), and rendered that again into English as egrets - the tuft of feathers misleading them also.

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  • A statement of the amount made per kilowatt hour may be misleading, since a certain amount of loss is of necessity entailed during this process.

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  • The general appearance is too misleading for the classification of the Lacertae.

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  • The use, therefore, of the inaccurate and misleading terms northern and southern ought no longer to be followed in scholarly works on Buddhism.

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  • but he neither repudiated the misleading words nor vouchsafed any clear explanation of them.

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  • The nominal amount of the public debt on the 1st of September 1908 was $3,989,400, but the figures are misleading, because, with the exception of $22,000 (held partly by counties), all of these obligations were in the permanent school fund or in funds for the University, the Agricultural and Mechanical College, and the various charitable institutions.

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  • By means of lighted candles violently dashed to the ground and extinguished the faithful were graphically taught the meaning of the greater excommunication - though in a somewhat misleading way, for it is a fundamental principle of the canon law that disciplina est excommunicatio, non eradicatio.

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  • The events on this side and misleading information induced Kuropatkin to pay particular attention to his left.

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  • The posters, more especially those of the evening papers, are very often preposterous as well as misleading, and, at such a time, those responsible may fairly be asked to exercise a reasonable restraint and help the nation to a just appreciation of the task it has undertaken and the necessity for unremitting effort to secure the only end that can be accepted."

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  • It was the domicile of about 4,000,000 unnaturalized citizens of the Central Powers - " enemy aliens," to use an old and misleading phrase that was revived.

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  • By means of lighted candles violently dashed to the ground and extinguished the faithful were graphically taught the meaning of the greater excommunication - though in a somewhat misleading way, for it is a fundamental principle of the canon law that disciplina est excommunicatio, non eradicatio.

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  • The events on this side and misleading information induced Kuropatkin to pay particular attention to his left.

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  • In 1786 Horne Tooke conferred perpetual fame upon his benefactor's country house by adopting, as a second title of his elaborate philological treatise of "EirEa the more popular though misleading title of The Diversions of Purley.

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  • Such are the scales of a bulb, and the various parts of the flower, and assuming that the structure ordinarily termed a leaf is the typical form, these other structures were designated changed or metamorphosed leaves, a somewhat misleading interpretation.

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  • The compass may of course have been used for improving these charts, but they originated without its aid, and it is therefore misleading to describe them as Compass or Loxodromic charts, and they are now known as Portolano charts.

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  • Charles was a warm advocate of "Scandinavianism" and the political solidarity of the three northern kingdoms, and his warm friendship for Frederick VII., it is said, led him to give half promises of help to Denmark on the eve of the war of 1864, which, in the circumstances, were perhaps misleading and unjustifiable.

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  • "Though it may be misleading to speak of the general will as anywhere, either actually or properly, sovereign ...

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  • Lives by Collins (1732), Charlton and Melvil (1738), were followed by Nares's biography in three of the most ponderous volumes (1828-1831) in the language; this provoked Macaulay's brilliant but misleading essay.

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  • " He was never tired of asserting his belief " that the Christian Church had not yet presented its final or its most perfect aspect to the world "; that " the belief of each successive age of Christendom had as a matter of fact varied enormously from the belief of its predecessor "; that " all confessions and similar documents are, if taken as final expressions of absolute truth, misleading "; and that " there still remained, behind all the controversies of the past, a higher Christianity which neither assailants nor defenders had fully exhausted."

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  • The Celts are thus clearly distinguished from the Gaelic-speaking dark race of Britain and Ireland, and in spite of usage it must be understood that it is strictly misleading to apply the term Celtic to the latter language.

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  • The compass may of course have been used for improving these charts, but they originated without its aid, and it is therefore misleading to describe them as Compass or Loxodromic charts, and they are now known as Portolano charts.

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  • The Celts are thus clearly distinguished from the Gaelic-speaking dark race of Britain and Ireland, and in spite of usage it must be understood that it is strictly misleading to apply the term Celtic to the latter language.

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  • A topographical work, with the somewhat misleading title Mappa mundi, completes the list of his more important writings.

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  • The title of the work was so far misleading that the jus belli was a very small part of his comprehensive scheme.

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  • They were forms which may rightly be called feudal, but only in the wider meaning in which we speak of the feudalism of Japan, or of Central Africa, not in the sense of 12th-century European feudalism; Saxon commendation may rightly be called vassalage, but only as looking back to the early Frankish use of the term for many varying forms of practice, not as looking forward to the later and more definite usage of completed feudalism; and such use of the terms feudal and vassalage is sure to be misleading.

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  • In the investigation of past times, the incommensurate elements of well-being are so numerous that merely money estimates are frequently misleading.

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  • Hamilton's orders - eight now that the 52nd had arrived - in reality gave a very misleading impression of the strength of the force; his Majesty's Government had, however, during the course of the month decided to dispatch large reinforcements to this theatre of war, and the Allied commander-in-chief had been cheered by the tidings that five further divisions, the loth, 11th, 13th, J3rd and 54t h, had been placed under orders for the Aegean, and would join him between July 10 and Aug.

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  • de Candolle, however, points out, exclusive reliance on this may be misleading unless we also take into account the character and affinities of the plants dealt with (Geogr.

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  • Owing to the great extent of Asia, it is not easy to obtain a correct conception of the actual form of its outline from ordinary maps, the distortions which accompany projections of great and misleading.

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  • In the investigation of past times, the incommensurate elements of well-being are so numerous that merely money estimates are frequently misleading.

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  • In economic affairs the argument post hoc propter hoc never leads to the whole truth, and is frequently quite misleading.

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  • The Kubbet-esSakhra, or Dome of the Rock, at Jerusalem, is only a shrine erected over the sacred rock, so that the title often ascribed to it as "the mosque of Omar" is misleading.

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  • His notices of English affairs are slight and sometimes misleading.

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  • The colouring of ordinary ethnographical maps is necessarily somewhat misleading.

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  • Such a view of the matter is altogether misleading.

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  • But these divisions are misleading.

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  • Belloc's Marie Antoinette (London, 1909) is very biassed and sometimes misleading.

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  • The prima-facie meaning of the phrase is that the Indulgence itself frees the sinner not only from the temporal penalty (poena) but also from the guilt (culpa) of all his sins: and the fact that a phrase so misleading remained so long current shows the truth of Father Thurston's remark: " The laity cared little about the analysis of it, but they knew that the a culpa et poena was the name for the biggest thing in the nature of an Indulgence which it was possible to get " (Dublin Review, Jan.

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  • The statistics of communicants or members are defective, and because of the different organization in this respect of different bcdies, notably of the Protestants and Roman Catholics, comparisons are more or less misleading.

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  • That would provide a useful name for an important geographical unit, but is too misleading.

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  • § 2), quite misleading.

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  • Epicurus himself had not apparently shared in any large or liberal culture, and his influence was certainly thrown on the side of those who depreciated purely scientific pursuits as onesided and misleading.

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  • We have learnt that the division of Buddhism, originating with Burnouf, into northern and southern, is misleading.

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  • It may have been a part of St John's purpose to give this explanation, and to make other supplements or corrections where earlier narratives appeared to him incomplete or misleading.

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  • Similarly, the recognition of a " sophistical ethic " is, to say the least, misleading.

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  • With it, the Pauline Epistles are of priceless historical value; without it, they would remain bafflingly fragmentary and incomplete, often even misleading.

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  • Any statistics of its membership, however, must necessarily be misleading.

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  • In the Branchiopoda the maxillary gland is lodged in the thickness of the shell-fold (when this is present), and, from this circumstance, it often receives the somewhat misleading name of " shell-gland."

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  • But the expression is a little misleading, for it includes separate houses or cottages for the working classes, whether containing one or several tenements, and the expression " cottage " may include a garden of not more than half an acre, provided that the estimated annual value of such garden shall not exceed £3.

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  • In the Second Apology also there is a passage which seems mutilated or misplaced, in which he declares himself to have " despised the impious and misleading teaching of the Simonians in his own nation " (Apo'.

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  • - a worthless and indeed misleading result.

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  • This is perhaps the most usual definition, and, though vague, one of the least misleading.

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  • But in the sun's atmosphere gravitation alone is a misleading guide.

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  • This distinction, however, might be misleading.

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  • Further, the morphologists of the 'fifties appear, with few exceptions, to have accepted a preliminary scheme with regard to the Arthropod head and Arthropod segmentation generally, which was misleading and caused them to adopt forced conclusions and interpretations.

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  • But the suggestion that " sense " might designate both the springs of experience is misleading, when we find in the sequel how much Locke tacitly credits " reflection " with.

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  • In arranging his list, however, he defers to the established doctrine of the four cardinal virtues (derived from Plato and the Stoics through Cicero); accordingly, the Aristotelian ten have to stand under the higher genera of (1) the prudence which gives reasoned rules of conduct, (2) the temperance which restrains misleading desire, and (3) the fortitude that resists misleading fear of dangers or toils.

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  • and cast horoscopes; here Tobit ben Korra (836 901) developed his long unquestioned, yet misleading theory of the " trepidation " of the equinoxes; Abd-ar-rahman al-Safi 9 0 3-9 86) revised at first hand the catalogue of Ptolemy; 3 and Abulwefa (939-998), like al-Safi, a native of Persia, made continuous planetary observations, but did not (as alleged by L.

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  • No examples of this bird seem to have been brought to Europe before the beginning of the present century, and accordingly the descriptions previously given of it by systematic writers were taken at second hand and were mostly defective if not misleading.

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  • Despite Magyar protests the misleading name "Croatia" was popularly and even in official documents applied to the whole country, including the purely Slavonian provinces of Virovitica, Poega and Syrmia.

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  • Discarding these obscure and misleading notions, Galileo taught that gravity and levity are relative terms, and that all bodies are heavy, even those which, like the air, are invisible; that motion is the result of force, instantaneous or continuous; that weight is a continuous force, attracting towards the centre of the earth; that, in a vacuum, all bodies would fall with equal velocities; that the "inertia of matter" implies the continuance of motion, as well as the permanence of rest; and;:that the substance of the heavenly bodies is equally "corruptible" with that of the earth.

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  • The frequent occurrence of such names as Asplenium, Adiantum, Davallia, and other Polypodiaceous genera in lists of fossil ferns is thoroughly misleading.

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  • Owen, which name is restricted to the forms for which it was originally intended; Peromela, Urodela, Anura, are changed to Apoda, Caudata, Ecaudata, for the reason that (unless obviously misleading, which is not the case in the present instance) the first proposed name should supersede all others for higher groups as well as for genera and species, and the latter set have the benefit of the law of priority.

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  • For it was not possible for Kant to avoid the misleading connotation of the terms employed by him.

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  • This last demand Benedetti submitted to the king in an informal meeting on the promenade at Ems, and the misleading reports of the conversation which were circulated were the immediate cause of the war which followed, for the Germans were led to believe that Benedetti had insulted the king, and the French that the king had insulted the ambassador.

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  • "Maybe I was a bit misleading," he added.

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  • Thanks for being 'a bit misleading.'

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  • This followed the withdrawal of three allegedly misleading drug advertisements within a year.

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  • The allegation was that the phrase was misleading advertising.

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  • There is a danger of inadvertently - or knowingly - replacing warrior aristocrats with an equally romantic and misleading view of Iron Age societies.

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  • Deborah Arnott, Director of the health campaigning charity ash, said: This report is misleading on several counts.

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  • It is misleading to state that not enough information is available on how to stop tail biting.

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  • causality tests of monetary policy on inflation could be very misleading.

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  • Members of the public should be extremely cautious about donating to misleading appeals.

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  • cladistic method: why overall similarity can be misleading.

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  • collectivitythat it is analytically misleading to treat consensus as a potentially measurable attribute of social collectivities.

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  • corrective advertisements by persons who issue misleading statements and promises.

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  • But a shameless decision has been made to deflect criticism by misleading press and public.

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  • They are preposterous, exaggerated and downright deceitful and misleading.

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  • decipher misleading industry jargon, and the key ideas of XML programming.

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  • She certainly appears to be sharing the question without offering definitive, and therefore most probably misleading, answers.

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  • First old-age dependency ratios are misleading an aging society by definition has a much smaller proportion of children to support.

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  • experiments on primates have a long history of misleading scientists about AIDS.

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  • Many of his views and statements are misleading as to my intentions, which were available and clearly explicated in my book.

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  • Lawyer: What is a misleading impression - a sort of bent untruth?

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  • indemnify Owners Direct against all claims costs arising out of any misleading information in the advertisement.

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  • This is a blatant lie and misleading as European Regulation once agreed by the Commission MUST be implemented into National compliance.

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  • Last year the OFT had over 1400 complaints about deceptive or misleading mailings that used Swiss PO boxes.

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  • The Parisa Cafe-Bar in Green Street is still misleading the public by claiming to have a microbrewery.

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  • These can give misleading figures as it is very difficult to diagnose migraine correctly by questionnaire.

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  • misleading price indications.

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  • They are impossible to attain and therefore dangerously misleading... " [UNQ 24] .

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  • misleading when read.

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  • misleading to suggest that a new hospital in the City Center is a feasible option.

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  • misquote for the purpose of producing a misleading impression.

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  • It is against the law for an estate agent to make false or misleading statements in the property particulars.

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  • Their reaction was that, although it presented certain arguments in a superficially plausible way, its use of evidence was selective and misleading.

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  • Organic World in Friars Stile Road, Richmond Hill, is to be renamed The Real Butchers to avoid misleading the public.

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  • tad bit misleading.

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  • Tesco rapped over ' local ' advert Supermarket Tesco is criticized by a watchdog over a misleading advert about ' local ' produce.

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  • Any comparison between the generalship of these two great commanders would therefore be misleading, for want of a common basis.

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  • de Candolle, however, points out, exclusive reliance on this may be misleading unless we also take into account the character and affinities of the plants dealt with (Geogr.

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  • the Alps have 172 endemic species and at least 15 genera that are not found in the Pyrenees, while the latter range counts about 100 endemic species with several (six or seven) genera not found in the Alps Drude has accordingly suggested the substitution of the term High-mountain floras for Alpine, which he regards as misleading.

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  • These names are somewhat misleading, as the inner city is not enclosed within the outer city, but adjoins its northern wall, which, being longer than the nei ch'eng is wide, outflanks it considerably at both ends.

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  • But the second, notwithstanding the brilliancy of the narrative and the masterly art in the grouping of events, suffers from a radical defect which renders it a misleading guide.

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  • Milbourn (1867) the defendant had broken his contract to let a lecture-room to the plaintiff, on discovering that the intended lectures were to maintain that "the character of Christ is defective, and his teaching misleading, and that the Bible is no more inspired than any other book," and the court of exchequer held that the publication of such doctrine was blasphemy, and the contract therefore illegal.

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  • Owing to the great extent of Asia, it is not easy to obtain a correct conception of the actual form of its outline from ordinary maps, the distortions which accompany projections of great and misleading.

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  • But he is sometimes guilty of inserting rhetorical speeches which are not only fictitious, but also misleading as an account of the speaker's sentiments.

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  • In economic affairs the argument post hoc propter hoc never leads to the whole truth, and is frequently quite misleading.

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  • 23), showing how even the most learned and most eminent of church teachers might become a misleading light.

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  • It is evident that the features of the sternum of which De Blainville chiefly relied were those drawn from its posterior margin, which no very extensive experience of specimens is needed to show are of comparatively slight value; for the number of " echancrures - notches as they have sometimes been called in English - when they exist, goes but a very short way as a guide, and is so variable in some very natural groups as to be even in that shot way occasionally misleading.

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  • But the unusual severity of the winters of 1887, 1894 and 1899 (the report of the Twelfth Census which gives the figures for this year being therefore misleading) destroyed three-fourths of the orange trees, and caused an increased attention to stockraising, and to various agricultural products.

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  • The rendering" preacher "has a misleading connotation.

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  • The Kubbet-esSakhra, or Dome of the Rock, at Jerusalem, is only a shrine erected over the sacred rock, so that the title often ascribed to it as "the mosque of Omar" is misleading.

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  • As an extreme instance of the misleading character of the scale given on maps embracing a wide area we may refer to a map of a hemisphere.

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  • Columbus, trusting to Toscanelli's misleading chart, looked upon the countries discovered by him as belonging to eastern Asia, a view still shared about 1507 by his brother Bartolomeo.

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  • Previous to that almost the only special report was the misleading one of Lieut.

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  • Nicolas (Paris, 1867) (very incorrect and misleading); a portion of the same, rendered in English verse, by E.

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  • The oldest and for the most part Jewish portion of this literature is preserved to us in Greek, Armenian, Latin and Slavonic. (i.) The Greek Ooryr7vcs r€pi 'ASaµ rcai Eras (published under the misleading title 'AlroicaXvi/ics Mwvo ws in Tischendorf's Apocalypses Apocryphae, 1866) deals with the Fall and the death of Adam and Eve.

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  • His notices of English affairs are slight and sometimes misleading.

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  • In 1786 Horne Tooke conferred perpetual fame upon his benefactor's country house by adopting, as a second title of his elaborate philological treatise of "EirEa the more popular though misleading title of The Diversions of Purley.

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  • The colouring of ordinary ethnographical maps is necessarily somewhat misleading.

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  • Such a view of the matter is altogether misleading.

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  • In extreme cases the results from boring are likely to be untrustworthy and misleading unless the work is done on such a scale that the cost becomes prohibitory.

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  • In the case of such altered deposits surface exploration alone is likely to be misleading, and it is important to push the underground exploration far enough to reach the unaltered part of the deposit, or at least deep enough to make it certain that there is a sufficient quantity of altered or enriched ore to form the basis of profitable mining operations.

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  • They were forms which may rightly be called feudal, but only in the wider meaning in which we speak of the feudalism of Japan, or of Central Africa, not in the sense of 12th-century European feudalism; Saxon commendation may rightly be called vassalage, but only as looking back to the early Frankish use of the term for many varying forms of practice, not as looking forward to the later and more definite usage of completed feudalism; and such use of the terms feudal and vassalage is sure to be misleading.

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  • But these divisions are misleading.

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  • For a time, owing partly to a misleading report of his statement, he became "the man in all Scotland most profoundly distrusted."

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  • Morris, in The Defence of Guinevere, speaks of "gloomy Gawain"; perhaps the most absurdly misleading epithet which could possibly have been applied to the "gay, gratious, and gude" knight of early English tradition.

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  • MONTANISM, a somewhat misleading name for the movement in the 2nd century which, along with Gnosticism, occupied the most critical period in the history of the Early Church.

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  • Belloc's Marie Antoinette (London, 1909) is very biassed and sometimes misleading.

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  • A statement of the amount made per kilowatt hour may be misleading, since a certain amount of loss is of necessity entailed during this process.

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  • The nominal amount of the public debt on the 1st of September 1908 was $3,989,400, but the figures are misleading, because, with the exception of $22,000 (held partly by counties), all of these obligations were in the permanent school fund or in funds for the University, the Agricultural and Mechanical College, and the various charitable institutions.

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  • Charles was a warm advocate of "Scandinavianism" and the political solidarity of the three northern kingdoms, and his warm friendship for Frederick VII., it is said, led him to give half promises of help to Denmark on the eve of the war of 1864, which, in the circumstances, were perhaps misleading and unjustifiable.

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  • In like manner other writers of the same or an earlier period latinized lapwing by Egrettides (plural), and rendered that again into English as egrets - the tuft of feathers misleading them also.

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  • "Though it may be misleading to speak of the general will as anywhere, either actually or properly, sovereign ...

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  • Beatty of any responsibility for the somewhat misleading version originally issued by the Admiralty of his own dispatch after the battle.

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  • The prima-facie meaning of the phrase is that the Indulgence itself frees the sinner not only from the temporal penalty (poena) but also from the guilt (culpa) of all his sins: and the fact that a phrase so misleading remained so long current shows the truth of Father Thurston's remark: " The laity cared little about the analysis of it, but they knew that the a culpa et poena was the name for the biggest thing in the nature of an Indulgence which it was possible to get " (Dublin Review, Jan.

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  • but he neither repudiated the misleading words nor vouchsafed any clear explanation of them.

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  • Lives by Collins (1732), Charlton and Melvil (1738), were followed by Nares's biography in three of the most ponderous volumes (1828-1831) in the language; this provoked Macaulay's brilliant but misleading essay.

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  • The general appearance is too misleading for the classification of the Lacertae.

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  • The statistics of communicants or members are defective, and because of the different organization in this respect of different bcdies, notably of the Protestants and Roman Catholics, comparisons are more or less misleading.

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  • If any money-lender, or any manager, agent or clerk of a moneylender, or any person being a director, manager or other officer of a corporation carrying on the business of a money-lender, by any false, misleading or deceptive statement, representation or promise, or by any dishonest concealment of material facts, fraudulently induces, or attempts to induce, any person to borrow money or to agree to the terms on which money is to be borrowed, he is declared by the act to be guilty of a misdemeanour and is liable on indictment to imprisonment with or without hard labour for a term not exceeding two years, or to a fine not exceeding five hundred pounds, or to both.

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  • But a term so equivocal, leading to an antithesis so misleading as that between monism and dualism, can never represent the real difference between metaphysical schools.

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  • That would provide a useful name for an important geographical unit, but is too misleading.

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  • A topographical work, with the somewhat misleading title Mappa mundi, completes the list of his more important writings.

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  • The title of the work was so far misleading that the jus belli was a very small part of his comprehensive scheme.

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  • The London Chamber of Commerce have issued to the British trade a notice that any misleading term in advertising and all attempts at deception are illegal, and offenders are liable under the Merchandise Marks Act 1887.

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  • It should be noticed that the analogy which has often been suggested between the early history of the archonship at Athens, and such cases as the mayors of the palace in French history, or the tycoon (shogun) and mikado in Japanese history, is misleading.

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  • Such are the scales of a bulb, and the various parts of the flower, and assuming that the structure ordinarily termed a leaf is the typical form, these other structures were designated changed or metamorphosed leaves, a somewhat misleading interpretation.

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  • § 2), quite misleading.

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  • Epicurus himself had not apparently shared in any large or liberal culture, and his influence was certainly thrown on the side of those who depreciated purely scientific pursuits as onesided and misleading.

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  • Here also begins his long controversy with Rivinus (Augustus Quirinus Bachmann) which chiefly turned upon Ray's indefensible separation of ligneous from herbaceous plants, and also upon what he conceived to be the misleading reliance that Rivinus placed on the characters of the corolla.

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  • The posters, more especially those of the evening papers, are very often preposterous as well as misleading, and, at such a time, those responsible may fairly be asked to exercise a reasonable restraint and help the nation to a just appreciation of the task it has undertaken and the necessity for unremitting effort to secure the only end that can be accepted."

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  • It was the domicile of about 4,000,000 unnaturalized citizens of the Central Powers - " enemy aliens," to use an old and misleading phrase that was revived.

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  • " He was never tired of asserting his belief " that the Christian Church had not yet presented its final or its most perfect aspect to the world "; that " the belief of each successive age of Christendom had as a matter of fact varied enormously from the belief of its predecessor "; that " all confessions and similar documents are, if taken as final expressions of absolute truth, misleading "; and that " there still remained, behind all the controversies of the past, a higher Christianity which neither assailants nor defenders had fully exhausted."

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  • We have learnt that the division of Buddhism, originating with Burnouf, into northern and southern, is misleading.

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  • And the most useful distinction to emphasize is, not the ambiguous and misleading geographical one - derived from the places where the modern copies of the MSS.

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  • The use, therefore, of the inaccurate and misleading terms northern and southern ought no longer to be followed in scholarly works on Buddhism.

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  • It may have been a part of St John's purpose to give this explanation, and to make other supplements or corrections where earlier narratives appeared to him incomplete or misleading.

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  • The tendency to make the exile an abrupt and complete change in life is based upon the theory underlying Chronicles - Nehemiah and is misleading (see Torrey, op. cit.

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  • Similarly, the recognition of a " sophistical ethic " is, to say the least, misleading.

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  • It is therefore perhaps misleading actually to class the sun with them; but it seems highly probable that whatever cause produces the periodic outbursts of spots and faculae on our sun differs only in degree from that which, in stars under a different physical condition of pressure and temperature, results in the gigantic conflagrations which we have been considering.

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  • The author's delight in this wonderful creation was not misleading; it has been fully shared by every generation of readers since.

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  • It is necessary to say this, because a misleading use of the word " bubonic " has given rise to the erroneous idea that true plague is necessarily bubonic, and that non-bubonic types are a different disease altogether.

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  • With it, the Pauline Epistles are of priceless historical value; without it, they would remain bafflingly fragmentary and incomplete, often even misleading.

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  • Even in the case of small and comparatively homogeneous countries such as Holland, Belgium or Saxony there is considerable deviation from the mean in the density of the respective component subdivisions, a difference which when extended over more numerous aggregates often renders the general mean misleading or of little value.

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  • Any statistics of its membership, however, must necessarily be misleading.

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  • of the West "; a popular but misleading name is " the Jerusalem Talmud."

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  • It is an age of conscious selection as between ideal systems. Instead of necessitating a wasteful and precarious elimination of inadequate customs by the actual destruction of those who practise them - this being the method of natural selection, which, like some Spanish Inquisition, abolishes the heresy by wiping out the heretics one and all - progress now becomes possible along the more direct and less Comte's own term " fetishism " was most unfortunately misleading (see Fetishism).

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  • The name is misleading, for it is simply the second revision (A.D.

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  • And nothing can be more misleading than to assume that the belief in a Creator, existent wholly apart from the work of his hands, was characteristic of the deists as a body.

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  • In the Branchiopoda the maxillary gland is lodged in the thickness of the shell-fold (when this is present), and, from this circumstance, it often receives the somewhat misleading name of " shell-gland."

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  • But the expression is a little misleading, for it includes separate houses or cottages for the working classes, whether containing one or several tenements, and the expression " cottage " may include a garden of not more than half an acre, provided that the estimated annual value of such garden shall not exceed £3.

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  • In the Second Apology also there is a passage which seems mutilated or misplaced, in which he declares himself to have " despised the impious and misleading teaching of the Simonians in his own nation " (Apo'.

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  • Tso never challenges the text of the master as being incorrect, yet he does not warp or modify his own narratives to make them square with it; and the astounding fact is, that when we compare the events with the summary of them, we must pronounce the latter misleading in the extreme.

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  • - a worthless and indeed misleading result.

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  • This is perhaps the most usual definition, and, though vague, one of the least misleading.

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  • Or, if 1 It is true that he afterwards modifies this misleading identification by introducing the distinction between empirical psychology or the phenomenology of mind and inferential psychology' or ontology, i.e.

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  • But in the sun's atmosphere gravitation alone is a misleading guide.

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  • This distinction, however, might be misleading.

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  • Further, the morphologists of the 'fifties appear, with few exceptions, to have accepted a preliminary scheme with regard to the Arthropod head and Arthropod segmentation generally, which was misleading and caused them to adopt forced conclusions and interpretations.

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  • But the suggestion that " sense " might designate both the springs of experience is misleading, when we find in the sequel how much Locke tacitly credits " reflection " with.

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  • But Aristotle's purely quantitative statement of the relation of virtue and vice is misleading, even where it is not obviously inappropriate; and sometimes leads him to such eccentricities as that of making simple veracity a mean between boastfulness and mock-modesty.3

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  • In arranging his list, however, he defers to the established doctrine of the four cardinal virtues (derived from Plato and the Stoics through Cicero); accordingly, the Aristotelian ten have to stand under the higher genera of (1) the prudence which gives reasoned rules of conduct, (2) the temperance which restrains misleading desire, and (3) the fortitude that resists misleading fear of dangers or toils.

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  • and cast horoscopes; here Tobit ben Korra (836 901) developed his long unquestioned, yet misleading theory of the " trepidation " of the equinoxes; Abd-ar-rahman al-Safi 9 0 3-9 86) revised at first hand the catalogue of Ptolemy; 3 and Abulwefa (939-998), like al-Safi, a native of Persia, made continuous planetary observations, but did not (as alleged by L.

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  • No examples of this bird seem to have been brought to Europe before the beginning of the present century, and accordingly the descriptions previously given of it by systematic writers were taken at second hand and were mostly defective if not misleading.

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  • Despite Magyar protests the misleading name "Croatia" was popularly and even in official documents applied to the whole country, including the purely Slavonian provinces of Virovitica, Poega and Syrmia.

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  • Discarding these obscure and misleading notions, Galileo taught that gravity and levity are relative terms, and that all bodies are heavy, even those which, like the air, are invisible; that motion is the result of force, instantaneous or continuous; that weight is a continuous force, attracting towards the centre of the earth; that, in a vacuum, all bodies would fall with equal velocities; that the "inertia of matter" implies the continuance of motion, as well as the permanence of rest; and;:that the substance of the heavenly bodies is equally "corruptible" with that of the earth.

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  • The frequent occurrence of such names as Asplenium, Adiantum, Davallia, and other Polypodiaceous genera in lists of fossil ferns is thoroughly misleading.

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  • Owen, which name is restricted to the forms for which it was originally intended; Peromela, Urodela, Anura, are changed to Apoda, Caudata, Ecaudata, for the reason that (unless obviously misleading, which is not the case in the present instance) the first proposed name should supersede all others for higher groups as well as for genera and species, and the latter set have the benefit of the law of priority.

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  • For it was not possible for Kant to avoid the misleading connotation of the terms employed by him.

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  • This last demand Benedetti submitted to the king in an informal meeting on the promenade at Ems, and the misleading reports of the conversation which were circulated were the immediate cause of the war which followed, for the Germans were led to believe that Benedetti had insulted the king, and the French that the king had insulted the ambassador.

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  • You are an angel: I am not worthy of you, but I am afraid of misleading you.

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  • The language used is emotive and misleading, and the headline is riddled with factual inaccuracies.

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  • Winter Gardening Looking Toward Spring Ok, the title " winter gardening " might be a tad bit misleading.

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  • Tesco rapped over ' local ' advert Supermarket Tesco is criticized by a watchdog over a misleading advert about ' local ' produce.

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  • The term open adoption, however, can be misleading as they can vary greatly in how they are handled.

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  • Of course, the label "fresh" is sometimes misleading.

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  • While many designers enjoy recreating famous buildings and monuments in paper form, the use of the word "architecture" can be misleading.

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  • If you absolutely can't remember the passwords and PIN codes in your life and need to carry a "cheat sheet" with you, at least modify your cheat sheet to be misleading.

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  • Some complaints state that offers are misleading and that they require an upfront fee.

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  • Another law, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, protects you against misleading information that has been placed in your credit file by a collector.

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  • In January of 2010, the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) filed a lawsuit against Eco Canteen alleging false and misleading advertising practices.

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  • The use of the word basket is misleading; gift baskets can be made from almost any container from a vintage sand pail to a copper planter.

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  • Because color depictions can be misleading when viewing colored items online, it's best to be able to accommodate a different hue when selecting your rug.

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  • Know your terminology and avoid misleading terms.

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  • According to an article in Business Journal in 1997, Nordic Track was sued for using deceptive sales techniques and making misleading claims about the effectiveness of the Pro Skier in helping people lose weight.

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  • Shapes can be misleading, so follow a recipe that makes a certain volume of batter that you know will fit well inside your character pan.

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  • The phrase "designer clothes for kids" can be a bit misleading, since all clothing items have been dreamed up by some sort of designer, whether high or low level.

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  • While labels can be misleading, you can usually find out where the clothes come from - in many cases because a web site is proud to give that information.

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  • The Guaranteed Analysis is the equivalent of the nutritional information found on human foods and can be very misleading.

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  • Again, a case of big brands using misleading labels.

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  • Electric floor heating is 100 percent energy efficient, which can be a misleading statement to many people.

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  • These reviews then give a series of mixed results which may or may not be misleading to a consumer.

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  • When shopping for organic bedding, look for the products that state their raw materials or ingredients as "certified organic" rather than "organic" or "100% natural" as those words are quite misleading.

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  • Nothing irritates a customer worse than misleading advertising whether it's intentional or accidental.

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  • Instead of relying on what could be ambiguous or misleading labeling practices, check objective resources for the facts.

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  • The term "organic" can be misleading when applied to advertising and other marketing strategies employed by retailers to attract consumers.

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  • There are some manufacturers out there misleading the public about their organic and natural mattresses.

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  • Bermuda shorts may be a bit misleading in their name; these are not so much "shorts" as they are Capri pants with an outstanding fit.

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  • These clips can be useful, but they can also be misleading because they may not include all the ride's dynamics and rough motion.

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  • Unfortunately U.S. law includes a "grandfather" clause that allows certain wineries to continue labeling sparkling wines as "champagne," simply because they have labels that include the misleading term from before 2006.

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  • Sometimes the auction listings can be misleading as well, so read carefully.

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  • To properly track the progress of scoliosis, it is important to project from the same points of the spine each time a measurement is made; otherwise, there is a risk of getting misleading measurements.

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  • Because of the potential for misleading results (false-positive and false-negative), laboratory tests alone cannot establish the diagnosis.

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  • It is a misleading term because people with color blindness are not blind.

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  • Known for its extreme moisturizing properties, the Dumb Blonde Shampoo is misleading in its name.

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  • Keep in mind that conventional education may give the appearance of creating discipline but outward appearance can be misleading.

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  • Providing false or misleading information on your application form may be considered grounds for dismissal if the employer finds out later on.

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  • The term morning sickness is misleading because it can occur at any time.

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  • This is because the urine that's on the test strip eventually evaporates and dries and can lead to misleading lines.

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  • The team later went on to be featured elsewhere, both before and after the lawsuit that resulted in a statement from the Center for Science in the Public Interest saying that the ad was, "unfair, misleading and irresponsible".

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  • The label is actually referring to its 220-volt European model, but that can be seriously misleading to many who think they're buying a super-blender.

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  • In the Heat Surge advertisements, the company uses the word "miracle" to describe its space heater and the way the word is used is another misleading sales tactic.

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  • It is not your place to defend her honor with clients when she is intentionally misleading them.

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  • For years, cubic zirconia has suffered with the misleading reputation of a poor quality, cheap imitation diamond, best only in costume jewelry.

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  • On the other hand, that durability can be misleading: unlike softer rings that may bend or warp when subjected to stress, tungsten is more likely to be fractured and is far less able to be repaired.

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  • With all the misleading marketing and advertising that dominates the world of pet foods, it is sometimes difficult for pet owners to realize that commercially packaged dog foods are not necessarily healthy.

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  • First impressions can be misleading, but it can take second, third and sometimes even fourth impressions to scratch the surface and begin to see this man's genuinely good qualities.

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  • Their income statistics are deliberately misleading.

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  • The term "designer" can be a bit misleading, because every footwear product has a designer.

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  • The weekly is often splashed with tabloid headlines, misleading blurbs and interesting photos.

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  • There's another danger in soap opera spoilers; they can be misleading.

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  • Spoilers attributed to the soap magazines are deemed more reliable (even if they are often somewhat misleading - or less sensational than the headlines promise).

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  • Some sites generate misleading spoilers to throw off loyal fans.

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  • Some websites generate misleading spoilers to throw off loyal fans.

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  • Spoilers may be misleading and until a show airs, they should be regarded as unconfirmed rumors.

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  • Like most roller coasters statistics, the official count can be misleading.

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  • That may be misleading, however, since one of those parks only has a single coaster, and both other parks have at least one kiddie coaster suitable only for junior riders.

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  • Some of the language used on the ATCA's website seems over-the-top, and it may be misleading.

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  • Using the term "crochet stitch" is actually a little misleading.

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  • For natural diet supplements, all-natural herbal labeling can be misleading.

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  • The Center for Science in the Public Interest's article, "Calorie Burning Enviga Tea Drink a Fraud, Group Says" states that claims that the drink can burn calories is misleading.

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  • Diet pills are notorious for being misleading and downright unsafe.

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  • Diet foods can be misleading, like low fat food products that are high in calories because they add sugar to make them taste good.

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  • While Bear Grylls is certainly capable of surviving under almost any conditions, the show has come under fire repeatedly for misleading viewers.

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  • Some charged that the show was exploiting contestants by purposely misleading them to provide entertainment at their expense.

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  • In addition, blog postings and comments are reviewed very carefully by the social networking site's staff members, who will remove comments or postings that are misleading or illegal in content.

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  • The name is somewhat misleading, because there's a lot of functionality that has grown out of the relatively innocuous little symbol.

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  • The term "plugins" is somewhat misleading, as Dreamweaver stopped calling them "Plugins" by 2010.

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  • Fake news goes beyond simple bias. It can be misleading or even nefarious in nature.

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  • It's name is rather misleading; the hotel is not actually located on the harbor.

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