There are few who can study such a work without finding occasion to correct some errors into which they have unconsciously fallen, and without coming to a new delight in the use of language from a fuller knowledge of its resources and a clearer sense of its various capabilities.
Teddy was only a boy, and soon got over his little fancy," said Jo, anxious to correct the Professor's mistake.
Adjusting the resolution setting on your monitor should correct this problem.
So I might, besides correcting the faults, change some sinister accidents and events of it for others more favourable.
In the course of their conversation they fell to discussing what they call State-craft and systems of government, correcting this abuse and condemning that, reforming one practice and abolishing another, each of the three setting up for a new legislator, a modern Lycurgus, or a brand-new Solon; and so completely did they remodel the State, that they seemed to have thrust it into a furnace and taken out something quite different from what they had put in; and on all the subjects they dealt with, Don Quixote spoke with such good sense that the pair of examiners were fully convinced that he was quite recovered and in his full senses.
He was weighed down by debt, his brother’s family was dependent on him, he was forced to write at heart-breaking speed, and is said never to have corrected his work.
24:046:028 Fear thou not, O Jacob my servant, saith the LORD: for I am with thee; for I will make a full end of all the nations whither I have driven thee: but I will not make a full end of thee, but correct thee in measure; yet will I not leave thee wholly unpunished.
I hope you will be ready to own publicly, whenever you shall becalled to it, that by your great and frequent urgency you prevailedon me to publish a very loose and uncorrect account of my travels,with directions to hire some young gentleman of either universityto put them in order, and correct the style, as my cousin Dampierdid, by my advice, in his book called “A Voyage round the world.”
The penologist has more opportunity than any one else to observe how people dress, to take notes concerning the wearer, and finally to correct his impressions by means of the examination.
We correct evils, reform abuses, rectify incidental conditions of evil or error; we ameliorate poverty and misery, which we can not wholly remove.
We have taken here Chapman's rhymed translation, correcting certain words with the help of the prose version of Lang, Leaf, and Myers.)
Let us now try to correct some views which might be erroneously formed as long as we regarded the two systems in the crudest and most obvious sense as two localities within the psychic apparatus, views which have left their traces in the terms "repression" and "penetration."
Both my sister and myself have endeavoured to correct his vices, but ineffectually.
My father, who taught me, is away, and I don't get on very fast alone, for I've no one to correct my pronunciation."
I had the assistance of a Commentary called 'Jayamangla' for correcting the portion in the first five parts, but found great difficulty in correcting the remaining portion, because, with the exception of one copy thereof which was tolerably correct, all the other copies I had were far too incorrect.
Some of the advice here given may seem to be superfluous but if you had ever corrected examination papers you would see the need of it all.
It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence.
The whole extent of this prince’sdominions reaches about six thousand miles in length, and fromthree to five in breadth: whence I cannot but conclude, that ourgeographers of Europe are in a great error, by supposing nothingbut sea between Japan and California; for it was ever my opinion,that there must be a balance of earth to counterpoise the greatcontinent of Tartary; and therefore they ought to correct theirmaps and charts, by joining this vast tract of land to the north-west parts of America, wherein I shall be ready to lend them myassistance.
Correct your habits after this dream.
He passed on, and saw they were also correcting another book, and when he asked its title they told him it was called, "The Second Part of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha," by one of Tordesillas.
Whoever is able to correct the witness’s apparently false conceptions and to lead him to discover his error of his own accord and then to speak the truth—whoever can do this and yet does not go too far, deducing from the facts nothing that does not actually follow from them—that man is a master among us.
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Sir Francis corrected Passepartout's time, whereupon the latter made the same remark that he had done to Fix; and upon the general insisting that the watch should be regulated in each new meridian, since he was constantly going eastward, that is in the face of the sun, and therefore the days were shorter by four minutes for each degree gone over, Passepartout obstinately refused to alter his watch, which he kept at London time.
Hence we cannot refuse to acknowledge that the two kinds of essentially different psychic processes participate in the formation of the dream; one forms perfectly correct dream thoughts which are equivalent to normal thoughts, while the other treats these ideas in a highly surprising and incorrect manner.
When correcting a theme, employ more than one sense avenue.
Receiving the attention is what should be aimed at in rousing interest, inasmuch as full attention leads to correct testimony—i.
The file was quickly renamed JARGON > (the `>' means numbered with a version number) as a flurry of enhancements were made by Mark Crispin and Guy L. Steele Jr. Unfortunately, amidst all this activity, nobody thought of correcting the term `jargon' to `slang' until the compendium had already become widely known as the Jargon File.
To dream that you receive a dun, warns you to look after your affairs and correct all tendency towards neglect of business and love.
Show me any two things more opposite one from the other than a rose and a thief; and I’ll correct my tastes accordingly—if it isn’t too late at my time of life.
"It's tens of thousands of organized workers in solidarity with one another," Ashok said, mildly, as though he was a teacher correcting a student. "
But Thou, my refuge and my portion in the land of theliving; that I might change my earthly dwelling for the salvation ofmy soul, at Carthage didst goad me, that I might thereby be tornfrom it; and at Rome didst proffer me allurements, whereby I mightbe drawn thither, by men in love with a dying life, the one doingfrantic, the other promising vain, things; and, to correct my steps,didst secretly use their and my own perverseness.
20:029:017 Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.
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"God send your worship good luck," said Don Quixote; and he moved on to another case, where he saw them correcting a sheet of a book with the title of "Light of the Soul;" noticing it he observed, "Books like this, though there are many of the kind, are the ones that deserve to be printed, for many are the sinners in these days, and lights unnumbered are needed for all that are in darkness."
There is also no excuse for "correcting" either a servant or a child before people.
They fail to perceive that their senses, at the best, are very imperfect instruments, and that the mind is constantly employed in correcting the mistaken report of the ordinary five senses.
Captain Nemo had brought a spyglass with a reticular eyepiece, which corrected the sun’s refraction by means of a mirror, and he used it to observe the orb sinking little by little along a very extended diagonal that reached below the horizon.
I did not trouble to correct the quotation.
She said in reply that she had been unfortunate and had come to New York, where she had worked at correcting proofs on a medical dictionary for some time, but that her health had given way under the task, and that she was now going to Boston again.
I show by another point for what purpose the second system is obliged to correct the primary process.
This project could not be of any great expense to the public; andmight in my poor opinion, be of much use for the despatch ofbusiness, in those countries where senates have any share in thelegislative power; beget unanimity, shorten debates, open a fewmouths which are now closed, and close many more which are nowopen; curb the petulancy of the young, and correct the positivenessof the old; rouse the stupid, and damp the pert.
Beasts with their feet in the chains I own do not have a very good record of correcting my playing—or in opposing me in any other way.
I wanted to correct the perversion that existed in your love.
For example, if you fall over a cliff, you move under the influence of gravitation, and your centre of gravity describes just as correct a parabola as if you were already dead.
In almost all climes the tortoise and the frog are among the precursors and heralds of this season, and birds fly with song and glancing plumage, and plants spring and bloom, and winds blow, to correct this slight oscillation of the poles and preserve the equilibrium of Nature.
The training of the witness into a *capacity for truth-telling must be based, (1) on the judge’s knowledge of all the conditions that affect, negatively, correct observations and reproductions; (2) on his making clear to himself whether and which conditions are operative in the case in question; and (3) on his aiming to eliminate this negative influence from the witness.
=CORRECT NAMES AND TITLES= To be impeccably correct, initials should not be engraved on a visiting card.
Thus, if we correct the observed motion of the planets for these two influences, and if Newton's theory be strictly correct, we ought to obtain for the orbit of the planet an ellipse, which is fixed with reference to the fixed stars.