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mistaking Sentence Examples

  • There was no mistaking the devotion in the beautiful blue eyes.

  • Though her hair was pink, there was no mistaking the delicate facial features, porcelain skin and large eyes of the woman who tormented him his entire life then dumped the underworld on him.

  • This time, there was no mistaking the weapons lining his trench coat or the sword along one thigh.

  • There was no mistaking the description.

  • There was no mistaking father and son on that level.

  • There was no mistaking the image.

  • This time, there was no mistaking the tattoos on their bodies.

  • From Dan's whiplike body to Brady's feline-like musculature to the stranger's towering frame, there was no mistaking them for normal soldiers.

  • His face was still hidden in shadows, but there was little mistaking the tension in his frame.

  • One genus of Thomisidae (Phognarachne), which inhabits the Oriental region, adopts the clever device of spinning on the surface of a leaf a sheet of web resembling the fluid portions of a splash of bird's dung, the more solid central portions being represented by the spider itself, which waits in the middle of the patch to seize the butterflies or other insects that habitually feed on birds' excrement and are attracted to the patch mistaking it for their natural food.

  • Alvensleben, mistaking the withdrawal of the French for the beginning of a retreat, had meanwhile sent orders to the 6th cavalry division to charge in pursuit towards Rezonville; but before it could reach the field the French relieving troops had forced their way through the stragglers and showed such a bold front to the Prussian horsemen that an attack held no promise of success, more especially since they had lost their intervals in their advance and had no room for a proper deployment.

  • We therefore do him the injustice of mistaking his infirmity for perversity.

  • Whatever may be thought of their application of these principles, there is no mistaking the deeply religious aim of these separatists for conscience' sake, viz.

  • But Irenaeus was at most fifteen when thus frequenting Polycarp; writes thirty-five to fifty years later in Lyons, admitting that he noted down nothing at the time; and, since his mistaken description of Papias as " a hearer of John " the Zebedean was certainly reached by mistaking the presbyter for the apostle, his additional words " and a companion of Polycarp " point to this same mistaken identification having also operated in his mind with regard to Polycarp. In any case, the very real and important presbyter is completely unknown to Irenaeus, and his conclusion as to the book's authorship resulted apparently from a comparison of its contents with Polycarp's teaching.

  • disclosures strengthened the Federalists, until these, mistaking the popular resentment against France for a reaction against democracy - an equivalence in their own minds - passed the alien and sedition laws.

  • Now there is no possibility of mistaking Erigena's position: to him philosophy or reason is first, is primitive; authority or religion is secondary, derived.

  • But it is easy to confuse them by mistaking examples of deduction for inductions.

  • Lycurgus was blinded by Zeus and soon died, or became frantic and hewed down his own son, mistaking him for a vine.

  • There was no mistaking the devotion in the beautiful blue eyes.

  • Though her hair was pink, there was no mistaking the delicate facial features, porcelain skin and large eyes of the woman who tormented him his entire life then dumped the underworld on him.

  • This time, there was no mistaking the weapons lining his trench coat or the sword along one thigh.

  • There was no mistaking the description.

  • There was no mistaking father and son on that level.

  • There was no mistaking the image.

  • There was no mistaking the sense, just as there was no mistaking this human was so much more than a mate for the average immortal.

  • This time, there was no mistaking the tattoos on their bodies.

  • From Dan's whiplike body to Brady's feline-like musculature to the stranger's towering frame, there was no mistaking them for normal soldiers.

  • His face was still hidden in shadows, but there was little mistaking the tension in his frame.

  • There was no mistaking his astonishing sincerity, his painfully earnest endeavor to impart to her some rather unusual id.. .

  • Prime among these is Meyers ' mistaking quality for quantity: crime or western epic, yes; romantic comedy epic, no.

  • There was no mistaking his astonishing sincerity, his painfully earnest endeavor to impart to her some rather unusual id.. .

  • There is no glorious triumph in mistaking the Messiah for a gardener.

  • This mistaking of mere technical capacity for what really matters is the one thing guaranteed to make the new inventions undesirable.

  • One genus of Thomisidae (Phognarachne), which inhabits the Oriental region, adopts the clever device of spinning on the surface of a leaf a sheet of web resembling the fluid portions of a splash of bird's dung, the more solid central portions being represented by the spider itself, which waits in the middle of the patch to seize the butterflies or other insects that habitually feed on birds' excrement and are attracted to the patch mistaking it for their natural food.

  • Alvensleben, mistaking the withdrawal of the French for the beginning of a retreat, had meanwhile sent orders to the 6th cavalry division to charge in pursuit towards Rezonville; but before it could reach the field the French relieving troops had forced their way through the stragglers and showed such a bold front to the Prussian horsemen that an attack held no promise of success, more especially since they had lost their intervals in their advance and had no room for a proper deployment.

  • We therefore do him the injustice of mistaking his infirmity for perversity.

  • Whatever may be thought of their application of these principles, there is no mistaking the deeply religious aim of these separatists for conscience' sake, viz.

  • But Irenaeus was at most fifteen when thus frequenting Polycarp; writes thirty-five to fifty years later in Lyons, admitting that he noted down nothing at the time; and, since his mistaken description of Papias as " a hearer of John " the Zebedean was certainly reached by mistaking the presbyter for the apostle, his additional words " and a companion of Polycarp " point to this same mistaken identification having also operated in his mind with regard to Polycarp. In any case, the very real and important presbyter is completely unknown to Irenaeus, and his conclusion as to the book's authorship resulted apparently from a comparison of its contents with Polycarp's teaching.

  • 2 Ray's mistaking young birds of this kind obtained in the Isle of Man for the young of the coulterneb, now usually called "Puffin," has already been mentioned under that heading; and not only has his name Puffinus anglorum hence become attached to this species, commonly described in English books as the Manx puffin or Manx shearwater, but the barbarous word Puffinus has come into use for all birds thereto allied, forming a well-marked group of the family Procellariidae (see PETREL), distinguished chiefly by their elongated bill, and numbering some twenty species, if not more - the discrimination of which has taxed the ingenuity of ornithologists.

  • It has been claimed that the resemblance between some of the Oriental tree-shrews of the genus Tupaia and squirrels comes under the category of aggressive mimicry, the tupaias being enabled by their likeness to approach and pounce upon small birds or other animals which, mistaking them for the vegetable-feeding squirrels, make no effort to get out of the way.

  • disclosures strengthened the Federalists, until these, mistaking the popular resentment against France for a reaction against democracy - an equivalence in their own minds - passed the alien and sedition laws.

  • Now there is no possibility of mistaking Erigena's position: to him philosophy or reason is first, is primitive; authority or religion is secondary, derived.

  • But it is easy to confuse them by mistaking examples of deduction for inductions.

  • Lycurgus was blinded by Zeus and soon died, or became frantic and hewed down his own son, mistaking him for a vine.

  • Bagration called to him from the hill not to go beyond the stream, but Rostov pretended not to hear him and did not stop but rode on and on, continually mistaking bushes for trees and gullies for men and continually discovering his mistakes.

  • "Good day, your honor!" he shouted, rolling his eyes at Rostov and evidently mistaking him for one of the hospital authorities.

  • But there is no mistaking the drive of the swelling tide.

  • There is no glorious triumph in mistaking the Messiah for a gardener.

  • This mistaking of mere technical capacity for what really matters is the one thing guaranteed to make the new inventions undesirable.

  • The most common side effect is not caused directly by burdock root but by mistaking a poisonous plant called belladonna or deadly nightshade for actual burdock.

  • Whatever your preference, there is no mistaking the high quality graphics in each game.

  • There are many ways to give Valentine's promise rings without mistaking the promise for a proposal.

  • There's no mistaking the association: the brand's name is derived from the Latin "Nauticus", which means ship.

  • Makowsky handbag is nearly always recognizable at first glance, there's no mistaking the signature paisley lining - it's yet another standout detail that loyal fans appreciate.

  • Many people confuse these two dates by often mistaking one for the other or believing both events occur on the same date.

  • There is no Loch Ness Monster whatsoever, and people are either mistaking other things in the water as a monster or are making the stories up.

  • Serta counting sheep slippers might be hard to come by, but there's no mistaking the popularity of the instantly recognizable characters.

  • Simple, strong, and unless they are playing Edgewood High School, there's no mistaking whose side the cheerleaders are on.

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