These were real people in life-altering situations.
I guess it wouldn.t matter if you succeeded in altering it like Kris said.
The deity dragged Wynn here to warn him against altering his plan for revenge.
They hadn't given him the opportunity to adjust to the idea before they were bombarding him with life altering decisions.
Under the heading "Remarks" are noted (for vessels with sail power) making, shortening and trimming sails; and (for all ships) employment of crew, times of passing prominent landmarks, altering of course, and any subject of interest and FIG.