Sentence Examples


  • Without manuals, dictionaries, and easy access to texts, we should go as far astray as any medieval chronicler.
  • The emphatic theism of his creed, and the rationalizing mysticism of some Oriental thought, may have sometimes led him astray, and given prominence to the less obvious features of Aristotelianism.
  • I have heard of many going astray even in the village streets, when the darkness was so thick that you could cut it with a knife, as the saying is.
  • To those who he thought had been led astray, it was his policy not to be unmerciful; for, in his own words, ` it renders three desperate where it gains one.'
  • "The Emperor returns these Austrian banners," said Bilibin, "friendly banners gone astray and found on a wrong path," and his brow became smooth again.