514 collocations for mistaking

with all my soul, Sir; alas, you mistake my honest meaning, I scorn to be so unjust as not to see you a-bed together; and then agree as well as you can, I have done my partIn order to this, Sirget but your self conveyed in a Chest to my house, with a Direction upon't for me; and for the rest Gay.

By Jove, she has mistook her Man, This 'tis to be a Lover now: A Man's never out of one broil or other; But I have more Wit than Aminta this bout.

The enemy, emboldened by the cessation and mistaking its cause, assumed they had the Yanks on the run, advanced to the rail fence separating the woods from the field just as the Second Minnesota was doing the same, and while the rebels got there first, they were also first to get away and make a run to their rear.

" "You quite mistake the object, Miss Eve, which is to stir the people up; a hopeless thing, I fear, so long as they always sit under the same preaching.

Maillet, in his "Description de l'Egypt," tells us of a pigeon despatched from Aleppo to Scanderoon, which, mistaking its way, was absent for three days, and in that time had made an excursion to the island of Ceylon; a circumstance then deduced from finding green cloves in the bird's stomach, and credited at Aleppo.

But I fear you have mistaken the character of our paper," said Patsy quietly.

That he loved her niece she suspected from the first fortnight of their acquaintance, and it had given additional stimulus to her investigation into his character; but to doubt it, after stepping between her and death, would have been to have mistaken human nature.

Affects to mistake the intention of Belford's letter, and thanks him for approving his present scheme.

I know not how you could mistake so holy a face.

"My friends," said he "I have seriously considered our manners and our prospects, and find that we have mistaken our own interest.

Of the ten dialogues translated by Dacier, I can say nothing with accuracy, because I have no knowledge whatever of the French language; but if any judgment may be formed of this work, from a translation of it into English, I will be bold to say that it is by no means literal, and that he very frequently mistakes the sense of the original.

Their blunder arose from their mistaking the word neuvième ninth, for nouvelle or neuve, new.

He mistook a loud voice, and a habit of laying down the law, for manly decision, and the gift of leadership; and imagined that in talking down his mother's gentle protests he had convinced her of his superior wisdom.

The man had mistaken his directions, and had driven him to JOHN CARVER'S old Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts, instead of JAMES FISK Jr.'s steamboat at Pier 28, North River.

Roswell Gardiner had not mistaken the persons of those in the boat.

Does this mean that we are to set ourselves up as judges, and brand as wretches all those who thus mistake the laws of charity and justice?

There was no mistaking her feelings.

Cape Race has received its permanent name, "Raso" and, although only the east coast of Newfoundland is named, there is no possibility of mistaking the easternmost point of Cape Breton.

If I have formerly mistaken the question; I must confess my ignorance so far, as to say I continue still in my mistake.

In Literature we see a few original writers, and a crowd of imitators: men of special aptitudes, and men who mistake their power of repeating with slight variation what others have done, for a power of creating anew.

And yet if we were to attribute the malady merely to excessive individualism, we would again err in mistaking a symptom for a cause.

If he kicks small animals, swears violently at a servant who mistakes orders, or is grossly rude to his wife, it is remarked apologetically that these things mean nothingthey are all temper.

Never dreaming what could be the motive for so early a visit, and thinking that someone had mistaken the door, he again lay down, and was about to resume his slumber, when a second ring at the bell, still louder than the first, completely aroused him.

You will not mistake my purpose, I am sure, in saying that you know better than we can guess how your people, through no fault of theirs, have been long in bondage to the unskilled hand, the unawakened mind, and the uninspired heart.

Thus prejudiced, they mistake also the effects of moral and spiritual perturbation and misery for further sign of intellectual disordereven for proof of moral weakness, placing them in the same category with the symptoms of the insanity which he simulates, and by which they are deluded.

514 collocations for  mistaking