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mistake

mistake Sentence Examples

  • Had they made a mistake?

  • I'm sorry, but there is no mistake.

  • I made the mistake of telling her that parents of two of the girls wanted me here to protect them from thieves and murderers.

  • He made a mistake, Cassie.

  • Haven't you ever made a mistake?

  • That might have been a mistake.

  • Wasted years caused by one silly mistake.

  • I was sure he was making a mistake about the priesthood and I thought I was proving it.

  • If our privacy was assaulted by some mistake we made, at least we could start over.

  • Now you've learned to use caution and untraceable phones, but I caught you're one mistake, didn't I?

  • I made a really bad mistake and I don't know what to do.

  • I'll pass on this information to Frank but I don't know what he can do until this guy makes a mistake.

  • That was just a mistake.

  • It was an amateur mistake.

  • I think Sean made a mistake.

  • The moment the words left her mouth, she knew her mistake.

  • Gabriel's biggest mistake was not forcing you to accept your new world from the start.

  • But it's not as if I took advantage of Jen— it was a mistake.

  • Sure, they made a dumb mistake, but it's not the end of the world.

  • As soon as Dean said it, he knew he'd made a mistake.

  • It was a mistake.

  • She was quick to see her mistake and had no intention of compounding it at the end of a shotgun.

  • That must be a mistake.

  • He made the mistake before of not reading her mind when he should have.

  • Maybe it was a mistake to come here.

  • Being here was probably a mistake.

  • That would have been a mistake for her.

  • Down the steps and around to the car, and then she made the mistake of glancing up at him.

  • I made a mistake.

  • A competent, methodical assassin, she didn't make the mistake of trying to collect from someone not on the list.

  • It was probably a mistake, but he truly admired her spirit.

  • You should never feed a human a rock, even by mistake.

  • I won't make the mistake I made with you before.

  • Pretty much all of us made the same mistake when we first met you.

  • He didn't mistake his returned powers for a free favor.

  • She rubbed her face, certain the mistake would be clarified soon and she'd be released with an apology the size of a bottle of painkiller she desperately needed.

  • We made a mistake.

  • Bringing Kiera here was her one mistake.

  • Evey was right-- it was a mistake to bring you with us.

  • "My greatest mistake was not destroying you sooner," A'Ran said with chilling calmness.

  • Was she afraid her hubby might wear her drawers by mistake?

  • I made such a mistake.

  • My life is one big mistake.

  • There's no mistake in that.

  • Why couldn't whoever cut the rope have just dropped the knife by mistake?

  • It must have been picked up by mistake.

  • He considered switching a digit and feigning a mistake but he knew these guys would figure he was hiding something and be all the more aggressive when they questioned Cynthia.

  • For instance, I don't think it was a mistake that her husband followed her to Ouray as easily as it seemed.

  • Now see, that's your first mistake.

  • We realized very quickly we had made a grave mistake, and I don't even like to think about it.

  • Oh, my mistake, I thought you told me red.

  • I did that once, and I nearly made the mistake of my life.

  • Her mistake was not realizing Greenie had a back-up plan.

  • "It would be a mistake," he said.

  • He's about to lead my demons to the underworld.  With the Immortals in disarray and Death's … mistake, I can own the underworld before Rhyn can control his power enough to stop me.

  • That was a one-time mistake.

  • No. That's a mistake.

  • It's all a big mistake!

  • It's all a mistake.

  • They were like, kinda lying low...because of this mistake.

  • The whole damn thing is a mistake.

  • And the whole damn thing was a big mistake.

  • "I'll bet Billie said it was all a big mistake just before they dropped him in the middle of the bay," Dean answered.

  • Once he saw the area, he knew he'd made a mistake in not accept­ing her offer and staying longer.

  • It was a mistake typing the note—Jeffrey Byrne's office said he didn't type.

  • You made a mistake taking the Phillies baseball cap.

  • I don't want you to make a mistake.

  • Maybe the smart thing to do was shut up and enjoy it, but that little voice inside kept saying it was more than she deserved - wondering who got the cheap appliance, and if someone would discover the mistake and take the expensive one back.

  • You were desperate and you made a mistake.

  • But I also know he made a mistake long before he became the Black God.

  • To let her go free would've been a mistake.

  • I made the mistake of not trusting my instincts when I met you, he said.

  • They captured you by mistake, he snapped.

  • Killing her would be a mistake, Father.

  • She could have kissed Gerald by mistake as Alex walked out on the porch.

  • Enough to know their marriage would be a mistake.

  • Don't mistake gratitude for passion.

  • Don't make the same mistake I did.

  • And just for the record, only an arrogant fool would mistake you for an unsophisticated country hick - and I've never been arrogant.

  • The trainee months ago made a horrible mistake by choosing to target Ingrid, and Xander didn't think twice about lopping off his head.

  • She thought there was more to him earlier when he healed her and for a moment, she'd made the same mistake while sitting in his lap.

  • Only a mistake would give the Others away and might be all that stood between life and death.

  • …just saying, maybe it was a mistake.

  • Many instances are on record of symptoms of poisoning, and even death, having followed the consumption of plants which have passed as true mushrooms; these cases have probably arisen from the examples consumed being in a state of decay, or from some mistake as to the species eaten.

  • It is totally different in appearance from the pasture mushroom, and, like it, its characters are so distinct that there is hardly a possibility of making a mistake when its peculiarities are once comprehended.

  • infallibilitas, infallibilis, formed from fallor, to make a mistake), the fact or quality of not being liable to err or fail.

  • It has been a common mistake to think of Calvin and contemporary Reformers See Lightfoot's Essay in Commentary on the Epistle to the Philippians.

  • Charles in the Answer to the Petition (June 13, 1642) speaks of cavaliers as a "word by what mistake soever it seemes much in disfavour."

  • Biog.) to have been "at once admitted to the privy council"; but probably this is a mistake for the ordinary council, of which Morton might well have been made a member when he was appointed master in chancery and chancellor of the duchy of Cornwall.

  • The mistake, shown in all the old maps of Australia, had originated in a curious optical illusion.

  • The mistake of speaking of the Sakai tribes as practically identical with the Semang or Pangan has very frequently been made, but as a matter of fact the two races are absolutely distinct from one another.

  • It is a mistake to regard the Latin of Plautus as "vulgar" Latin.

  • 4, is already in a style which not even the most casual listener could mistake for anything orchestral.

  • s, Opening of segmental tubes (placed by mistake on the dorsal instead of the ventral surface).

  • had been laid, the cable snapped, owing to a mistake in the manipulation of the brake, and the ships returned to Plymouth with what remained.

  • He therefore saw that it was a mistake to insert a potential-affected detector such as a coherer in between the base of the antenna and the earth because it was then subject to very small variations of potential between its ends.

  • His fundamental idea - the interruption of the current - was a fatal mistake, which was not at the time properly understood.

  • It was impossible for any section of the Italians to mistake the gravity of his access to power.

  • aggravated by the mistake of the new government in a 11

  • As implied by its name, which may be translated " the narrow places," Uzhitse is built in a narrow and lonely glen amongst the south-western moun t Perhaps a mistake or an abbreviation for Aram.

  • This statement was believed by subsequent writers until the time of Blackstone, who was the first to discover the mistake.

  • The first, a religious romance of remarkable interest, may owe its preservation to the charm of its style, the others to the accident that they were attributed by mistake to a famous apostle.

  • Rawlinson supposed, the fifty-three years of his reign are exchanged by mistake with the twenty-two years of his son Phraortes, under whom the Median conquests began.

  • To appreciate the significance of the doctrines of Heraclitus, it must be borne in mind that to Greek philosophy the sharp distinction between subject and object which pervades modern thought was foreign, a consideration which suggests the conclusion that, while it is a great mistake to reckon Heraclitus with the materialistic cosmologists of the Ionic schools, it is, on the other hand, going too far to treat his theory, with Hegel and Lassalle, as one of pure Panlogism.

  • In the last months of his life, under the influence of a great national disaster, the conscientious, persistent autocrat began to suspect that his system was a mistake, but he still clung to it obstinately.

  • It is a mistake to suppose that the question of public or private ownership will make any considerable difference in the system of rate-making adopted by a good railway.

  • 195) to have succeeded Anthimus as Monophysite bishop of Constantinople, but this is probably a mistake.'

  • The Gibeonites demanded the latter, and five sons of Merab (the text by a mistake reads Michal) and two sons of Saul's concubine were sacrificed.

  • The appeal to Rome was a natural course to be advocated by Wolsey, whose despotism over the English church depended upon an authority derived from Rome; but it was probably a mistake.

  • This reasoning of Fechner's has given rise to a great mass of controversy, but the fundamental mistake in it is simple.

  • He had married the daughter of the emperor: it was a mistake, but he would bury the world under the ruins.

  • 130) dealing with his fatal mistake in not dismembering Austria after Wagram, and in marrying an Austrian princess - "There I stepped on to an abyss covered with flowers"; or that again (iii.

  • Yahya by a mistake gave baptism to the false Messiah, who had feigned humility; on the completion of his mission, after undergoing a seeming execution, he returned clothed with light into the kingdom of light.

  • He misjudged the character both of the colonists and of the natives, his cardinal mistake being in regarding the African as little removed from the European in intellect and capacity.

  • to the priest's messenger that you made a mistake; vii.

  • He intended fully to restrain within legal bounds the opposition which the excise on domestic spirits had provoked, but he made the serious mistake of not allowing sufficiently for the character of the backwoods population When legal resistance developed into insurrection, Gallatin did his best to retrieve his error and prevent open war.

  • The early form of the word in English was "sherris" (abbreviated from "sherris-wine" or "sherris-sack"), which was taken to be a plural, and "sherry" was formed as a singular by mistake.

  • Jerome and Photius call the work Ecclesiastical Canons, but this seems to be a mistake.

  • The attitude of the second group is based on a mistake as to the technical meaning of "the second year of Edward VI.," the second Prayer Book not having come into use till the third year.

  • It is a mistake to suppose, however, that La Chetardie took a leading part in the revolution which placed the daughter of Peter the Great on the Russian throne.

  • He is supposed to mistake the poet for Boniface VIII., whose simoniacal practices, as well as those of Clement V., are again alluded to in Par.

  • None of these books relate to law; and the better opinion seems to be that there were two Tribonians, apparently contemporaries, though possibly some of the attributes of the jurist have been, by a mistake of the compilers or transcribers of the Lexicon of Suidas, extended to the man of letters of the same name.

  • He committed the great mistake, too, of directing the movements of distant armies from the seat of government, though those armies were under able generals.

  • In taking this course Joseph made the capital mistake of neglecting the Machiavellian maxim that in changing the substance of cherished institutions the prince should be careful to preserve the semblance.

  • The importance of the general conclusions above formulated, as imposing a limit upon our powers of direct observation, can hardly be overestimated; but there has been in some quarters a tendency to ascribe to it a more precise character than it can bear, or even to mistake its meaning altogether.

  • been doubted; the assertion that he was ever prior of St Nicolas, Exeter, seems a mistake: on the other hand, he was certainly much at court during some part of his life.

  • Kugener, La Compilation historique de pseudo-Zacharie le Rheteur (Paris, 1900), this identification is a mistake.

  • The result of his discovery was an entire revolution in the knowledge of diseases of the chest; but it would be a mistake to forget that an essential factor in this revolution was the simultaneous study of the condition of the diseased organs as seen after death.

  • This has been misunderstood in many ways - the mistake going so far as in some cases to suppose that Voltaire meant Christ by this opprobrious expression.

  • The citizens, however, soon found out their mistake, and the lord mayor, aldermen and recorder proclaimed Queen Mary at Cheapside.

  • The mistake is often made of sinking large and expensive shafts, or driving costly tunnels, before it is fully proved that the deposit can be worked on a scale to warrant such developments, and, indeed, too often before it is known that the deposit can be worked at all; and in too many cases large amounts of money are thus unnecessarily lost by over-sanguine mine managers.

  • as engraved on the rock at Bavian, holding that the figure " 418," as engraved upon the rock, was a mistake for " 478."

  • It is a mistake to refer it back to the Greeks.

  • It is a mistake to present a great body of hypotheses - if Comte meant them for hypotheses - in the most dogmatic and peremptory form to which language can lend itself.

  • That is a great mistake.

  • In 1724 he was offered the chair of mathematics in the university of Upsala, which he declined, on the ground that it was a mistake for mathematicians to be limited to theory.

  • When the disasters of the American war had at last made a change of ministry necessary, and the king applied to the Whigs, through the intermediary of Lord Shelburne, Fox made a very serious mistake in persuading the marquess of Rockingham not to insist on dealing directly with the sovereign.

  • It is, therefore, a profound mistake to regard the history of the league during the first twenty years of its existence as that of an Athenian empire.

  • Chares was ordered to make reprisals, but instead sailed to Corcyra, where he made the mistake of siding with the oligarchs.

  • All-important, too, is the order of ceremonial and the formula of prayer: a mistake or omission or an unpropitious interruption may vitiate the whole ritual, and though such misfortunes may occasionally be expiated by the additional offering of a piaculum, in more serious cases the whole ceremony must be recommenced ab initio.

  • Probably they were interpolated in the creed by mistake of copyists.

  • Fortunately, by the superb gallantry of some of the company officers and men, the new arrivals were induced to recognize their mistake, and by degrees about 10 p.m.

  • It has now become obvious that the data afforded by the Hebrew writings should never have been regarded as sufficiently accurate for the purpose of exact historical computations: that, in short, no historian working along modern scientific lines could well have made the mistake of supposing that the genealogical lists of the Pentateuch afforded an adequate chronology of world-history.

  • While residing there an attempt was made upon his life by a hired assassin, who, in mistake, murdered his secretary.

  • But this is a mistake; for in fact the application had begun much earlier, and probably long before the name had ceased to be attached by writers on Asia to the descendants of the king of the Kerait.

  • We have little doubt that Abyssinia was the "regnum" here indicated, though it was a mistake to identify the Abyssinian Church with the Nestorians.

  • Kant himself corrected the mistake, at the same time highly commending the work.

  • 2 He had, however, committed one serious mistake.

  • The very word lends itself to this mistake.

  • This is merely another way of perpetuating the mistake of allowing the notion of determination by an other or a preceding to continue to dominate us in a region where we have in reality passed from it to the notion of determination by self or by self-acknowledged ideals.

  • Our mistake lies in abstraction of the one from the other, which, as always, ends in confusion of the one with the other.

  • This is certainly a mistake.

  • The mistake is not Hegel's but ours.

  • This was Napoleon's pursuit of the fatal mistake of the campaign, and Fortune turned Welling- now against her former favourite.

  • The main mistake is in giving the result as true to a small fraction of a square inch; but, if this degree of accuracy had been possible, it would have been wrong to give 7r a value which is in error by more than 1 in 2000.

  • If the presbyter wrote Revelation and was Polycarp's master, such a mistake could easily arise.

  • Certainly Polycrates, bishop of Ephesus, made a precisely similar mistake when about 190 he described the Philip " who rests in Hierapolis " as " one of the twelve apostles," since Eusebius rightly identifies this Philip with the deacon of Acts xxi.

  • There seems to be a mistake in the first part of this statement; what Eratosthenes will have said is that the oldest prince after the king was the designated successor.

  • He expected their support, on account of his attitude toward the South and hostility to Grant, but he thought it a mistake to give him their formal nomination.

  • 19), and may correct in an award any clerical mistake or error arising from an accidental slip or omission.

  • To cut oneself off from external cultural influences, especially from German ones, he declared to be a mistake."

  • 30, where, however, by an obvious mistake the number of " councillor gods " is stated at only thirty.

  • It would be a mistake to regard him as a patriot.

  • Again, however, he made the mistake of attacking a fortress, which delayed his advance for a month, and gave John Casimir time to collect an army for the relief of the besieged.

  • For some time affairs hung in the balance, but Alexander could not mistake the tone of his opponents.

  • The home of the vast majority of parrot-forms is unquestionably within the tropics, but the popular belief that parrots are tropical birds only is a great mistake.

  • The statement frequently made that the church was a copy of St Sophia's in Constantinople has been shown to be a mistake.

  • Unhappily, on the voyage, by some mistake (accounted for in different ways), Tristan and Iseult drink the love drink, and are forthwith seized with a fatal passion each for the other.

  • There is no greater mistake than to suppose that the estimate formed by the early Church of its Bible was a merely arbitrary verdict imposed by an external authority; it was the expression, and the natural expression (though following certain prescribed lines), of its real sense of the value and fundamentally divine origin of the writings which it treasured.

  • It is possible, e.g., that a mistake has been made in the case of 2 Peter, which, however, is edifying enough.

  • Leipoldt (Leipzig, 1907), may also be warmly recommended; it is clear and methodical, and does not make the common mistake of assigning too much to secondary causes; the author does not forget that he is dealing with a sacred book, and that he has to show why it was held sacred.

  • And, in fact, it would be a mistake to look upon Pallas's retirement as a disgrace.

  • The first resolution was a statement of the ultra states'-rights view of the relation of the states to the Federal government 2 and subsequent resolutions declare the 1 The southern boundary to the Tennessee river was surveyed in1779-1780by commissioners representing Virginia and North Carolina, and was supposed to be run along the parallel of latitude 36° 30', but by mistake was actually run north of that parallel.

  • It is a mistake to regard the Gnostics as pre-eminently the representatives of intellect amongChristians, and Gnosticism as an intellectual tendency chiefly concerned with philosophical speculation, the reconciliation of religion with philosophy and theology.

  • Orizaba is sometimes included among the semi-active volcanoes, but this is a mistake.

  • It is greatly to Wolcot's credit that, on learning his mistake, he sought the acquaintance of his young opponent, whose friend_ he remained to the end of his life.

  • When the revolution had broken out she made the disastrous mistake of consenting to escape to France (Dec. 10, 1688) with her son.

  • It is a mistake to suppose that he regarded the stars as so many suns.

  • The seat of the hunting man is the most important of any connected with amusement; he must sit firm, so as not to be thrown off when his horse leaps, or makes a mistake, and he must be able to save his horse under all circumstances, and to make as much of him as possible.

  • His murderers evidently found out their mistake and repented of it, for the bishop's body was found at sea floating in a canoe, covered with a palm fibre matting, and a palm-branch in his hand.

  • In the Prologue to the "Parson's Tale" (so) there is, on the other hand, a mistake of Chaucer's own, which no judicious critic would think of removing, the constellation Libra being said to be "the moon's exaltation" when it should be Saturn's.

  • This Mistake Having Been Discovered, Augustus Ordered That All The Years From The Thirtyseventh Of The Era To The Forty Eighth Inclusive Should Be Common Years, By Which Means The Intercalations Were Reduced To The Proper Number Of Twelve In Forty Eight Years.

  • Its principal, though perhaps least obvious advantage, consists in its being entirely independent of astronomical tables, or indeed of any celestial phenomena whatever; so that all chances of disagreement arising from the inevitable errors of tables, or the uncertainty of observation, are avoided, and Easter determined without the possibility of mistake.

  • He made one fatal mistake - he dreamt of the French frontier being the Rhine and the Scheldt, and that a Spanish princess might bring the Spanish Netherlands as dowry to Louis XIV.

  • It was while in exile at Briihl that Mazarin saw the mistake he had made in isolating himself and the queen, and that his policy of balancing every party in the state against each other had made every party distrust him.

  • He is said to have become a convert to Islam; this report was probably a mistake for the undisputed fact that he embraced Roman Catholicism.

  • There is no doubt that Leucas fits the Homeric descriptions much better than Ithaca; but, on the other hand, many scholars maintain that it is a mistake to treat the imaginary descriptions of a poet as if they were portions of a guide-book, or to look, in the author of the Odyssey, for a close familiarity with the geography of the Ionian islands.

  • Nobody can mistake the Schellingian and Hegelian nature of this conclusion.

  • In modern times, Spinoza, by a mere mistake, changed the meaning of " substance " from " existing apart " to " existing alone," and consistently concluded that there is only one.

  • But their psychological method and idealism produced another mistake - the tendency to a modicum of realism, as much as seemed to this or that author to follow from psychological idealism.

  • Hamilton, in fact, made the double mistake of limiting knowledge to what we can conceive, and confusing the determinate with the finite or limited.

  • By mistake they printed from a poor copy and not from the original, from which their German text varies at over 450 places.

  • restored the harbour, not on the old site but to the east of it, with the opening to the east, a mistake which leads to its being frequently silted up; it has a depth of about 15 ft.

  • Apart from the importance of seeing the Russo-Japanese War through, there were important negotiations on foot for a renewal or revision of the treaty with Japan; and it was felt that on these grounds it would be a mistake for the government to allow itself to be driven into a premature dissolution, unless it found itself unable to maintain a majority in parliament.

  • It is now generally recognized that, while the general character of the palace at Tiryns is invaluable as illustrating the type of house in the mind of the Homeric poet, it is a mistake to appeal to it for the explanation of details of arrangement such as probably varied considerably according to the conditions and requirements in different cases.

  • Itagaki made the mistake of memorializing the government at the moment when its very existence was imperilled by the Satsuma rebellion (1877), and this evidentdisposition to take advantage of a great public peril went far to alienate the sympathies of the cabinet.

  • It is a mistake to stint the quantity of piping, since it is far more economical and better for the plants to have a larger surface heated moderately than a smaller surface heated excessively.

  • The alternative form Abijam is probably a mistake, though it is upheld by M.

  • It is quite a mistake to suppose that, apart from the chlorophyll function, the physiology of the fungus-cell is fundamentally different from that of ordinary plant-cells.

  • With regard to the rearing of the Persian lamb, there is a prevalent idea that the skins of the unborn lamb are frequently used; this, however, is a mistake.

  • The fact is that the mistake, if made, only hastened the inevitable catastrophe.

  • In 1587 he left Bologna for Pisa, and there, in his quality of professor, he made the curious mistake of printing Alberti's comedy Philodoxius as a work of the classic Lepidus.

  • We mistake the sub j ective transition resting upon custom or past experience for an objective connexion independent of special feelings.

  • The only mistake that seems possible is that he may have conferred a later title upon the emissaries of the Church of Ephesus.

  • Clement's accession at once brought about a political change in favour of France; yet he was unable to take a strong line, and wavered between the emperor and Francis I., concluding a treaty of alliance with the French king, and then, when the crushing defeat of Pavia had shown him his mistake, making his peace with Charles (April 1, 1525), only to break it again by countenancing Girolamo Morone's League of Freedom, of which the aim was to assert the independence of Italy from foreign powers.

  • This treaty proved to be a great mistake on Denmark's part, but circumstances seemed at the time to warrant it.

  • According to Aubrey, Selden left him an equal bequest, but this seems to be a mistake.

  • The introduction of Chinese seed and Chinese methods was a mistake, and there seems little reason to doubt that, in clearing jungle for tea planting, fine indigenous tea was frequently destroyed unwittingly in order to plant the inferior China variety.

  • Many people still Cherish the antiquated belief that black and green teas are grown upon different varieties of the tea-plant, which is quite a mistake, the difference being merely one of preparation.

  • But this was a great mistake.

  • 160-170), and Nau (B ulletin critique, 3 who independently reached the same conclusion, that Assemani's opinion was a mistake, and that the chronicle in question was the work not of Dionysius of Tell-Malire but of an earlier writer, a monk of the convent of Zuknin near Amid (Diarbekr) on the upper Tigris.

  • A mistake at the outset would probably have been fatal to him, but he saw the dangers of his position and moved so warily that in less than a year he had obtained the alliance of the elector of Saxony, a consequence of the terrible sack of Magdeburg by the imperialists in May 1631 and of the devastation of the electorate by Tilly.

  • Before these events Ferdinand had realized how serious had been his mistake in dismissing Wallenstein, and after some delay his agents persuaded the great general to emerge from his retirement.

  • It is possible that the Apology was read to Hadrian in person when he visited Athens, and that the Syriac inscription was prefixed by a scribe on the analogy of Justin's Apology, a mistake being made in the amplification of Hadrian's name.

  • Ultimately the Greek East was absorbed by Islam; the popular mistake lies in supposing that the Hellenistic tradition thereby came to an end.

  • But Mahomet's mistake consists in persistent and slavish adherence to the semi-poetic form which he had at first adopted in accordance with his own taste and that of his hearers.

  • The beginning of this reign coincided with the beginning of the Crusades, and al-Aflal made the fatal mistake of helping the Franks by rescuing Jerusalem from the Ortokids, thereby, facilitating its conquest by the Franks in 1099.

  • The public announcement of the latter was a grave mistake, which increased General Gordons difficulties, and the situation at Khartum grew steadily worse.

  • Under the impression, in consequence of a furious charge of Austrian cavalry, that the battle was lost, he rode rapidly away at an early stage of the struggle - a mistake which gave rise for a time to the groundless idea that he lacked personal courage.

  • He had already gained some popularity by writing in favour of reform, and in 1819 he issued A defence of the People in reply to Lord Erskine's "Two Defences of the Whigs," followed by A trifling mistake in Thomas, Lord Erskine's recent preface.

  • Here, in confidence begotten of friendly chats over afternoon tea, the disillusioned autocrat confessed his mistake.

  • The theory that stories from the earlier life have been imported by mistake into the later, even if tenable, applies only to three of the miracles, and leaves.

  • The latter mistake, it is to be noted, has been much more common than the former.

  • Themselves giving up this world as hopeless, and looking for salvation in the next, they naturally thought the Buddhists must do the same, and in the absence of any authentic scriptures, to correct the mistake, they interpreted Nirvana, in terms of their own belief, as a state to be reached after death.

  • A common mistake is to regard them as a black race, as indicated by the old English phrase "Black-aMoor," i.e.

  • 21) that it is a mistake to bring up a servant delicately.

  • For while Hegel, depending on a numerical proportion suggested by Plato, hinted in a single sentence that it might be a mistake to look for a planet between Mars and Jupiter, Giuseppe Piazzi (q.v.) had already discovered the first of the asteroids (Ceres) on the ist of January 1801.

  • The mind coming through a thousand phases of mistake and disappointment to a sense and realization of its true position in the universe - such is the drama which is consciously Hegel's own history, but is represented objectively as the process of spiritual history which the philosopher reproduces in himself.

  • A graver mistake, according to some critics, is that Hegel, far from giving a law of progress, seems to suggest that the history of the world is nearing an end, and has merely reduced the past to a logical formula.

  • Weismann, however, doubts these conclusions, and having found a spermaster in every one of the eggs that he examined from workercells, and in only one out of 272 eggs taken from drone-cells, he supports Dzierzon's view, explaining the single exception mentioned above as a mistake of the queen, she having laid inadvertently this single fertilized egg in a drone instead of in a worker cell.

  • It was followed by his greatest mistake.

  • The mistake was made of paying very low salaries to the officials, who took this as a justification for illegal exactions.

  • He says quite openly that " it is a great mistake to suppose that statements in his speeches express his real opinions " (Clu.

  • This is a serious mistake.

  • To say, however, that Clarke simply confused mathematics and morals by justifying the moral criterion on a mathematical basis is a mistake.

  • At dawn the mistake was realized, but the quick-following enemy were already in possession of Pria Fora, which is almost impregnable from the south.

  • The conceptual logic has made the mistake of making ideation a stage in thought prior to judgment.

  • The mistake has been to convert three operations of mind into three processes in a fixed order - conception, judgment, inference.

  • The symbolic logic, which confuses " is " with " is equal to," having introduced a particular kind of predicate into the copula, falls into the mistake of reducing all predication to the one category of the quantitative; whereas it is more often in the substantial, e.g.

  • Lotze's mistake is the same as that of Hamilton about the quantification of the predicate, and that of those symbolists who held that reasoning ought always to exhaust all alternatives by equations.

  • It is the mistake of exaggerating exceptional into normal forms of thought, and ignoring the principle that a rational being thinks only to the point.

  • Jevons, in his Principles of Science, constantly makes the same sort of mistake.

  • This is evidently a mistake; the name ought to be Cyaxares (in the fragments of the Jewish history of Alexander Polyhistor, in Euseb.

  • 195 [204] shows that this is probably a mistake.

  • They also expressed the opinion that carbolic acid was a valuable agent in restraining tetanus growth when added to plague prophylactic, ' and they, therefore, thought that its omission was a grave mistake.

  • Finally as to such historical difficulties in Acts as still perplex the student of the Apostolic age, one must remember the possibilities of mistake intervening between the facts and the accounts reaching its author, at second or even third hand.

  • Such a mistake was far more likely to arise in oral transmission of the speech, before it reached Luke at all.

  • Thucydides notices as a popular mistake the belief that Hipparchus was the eldest son of Peisistratus, and that consequently he was the reigning " tyrant " when he was killed by Aristogiton.

  • It would be a great mistake to suppose, however, that the influence of the president was fairly appreciated during his term of office, or that he himself was uniformly respected.

  • It is a mistake, however, to characterize him as an enemy to the Union.

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