Sentence Examples


  • Apparently he mistook her breathless state as an indication of passion.
  • Being discovered he was torn to pieces by Agave and others, who mistook him for some wild beast.
  • In the middle of the queen's throne was a low stone box she mistook at first glance to be the world's most uncomfortable lumbar support.
  • Thus Whewell mistook Kepler's inference that Mars moves in an ellipse for an induction, though it required the combination of Tycho's and Kepler's observations, as a minor, with the laws of conic sections discovered by the Greeks, as a major, premise.
  • When it is added that Jefferson's assertions, alike as regards Hamilton's talk 3 and the intent and tendency of his political measures, were, to the extent of the underlying basic fact - but discounting Jefferson's somewhat intemperate interpretations - unquestionably true, 4 it cannot be accounted strange that Hamilton's Democratic opponents mistook his theoretic predilections for positive designs.
 

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