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  • And although fome of us have dealt with them to make fome fuch particular certificate to us, whereby wee may bee able to judge upon it, as by law they ought to doe, yet they will by no meanes doe it; and therefore their errour is the eaufe of this, and no fault in us: ibr if we fee not a juil caufe of the parties imprifonment by them, then vt ought, and are bound by oath to deliver him.

    The Second Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Containing the Exposition of Many ...

  • Also the errour is the more in this, That the report is that it was the peti - tion to the Parliament that was thrown over - board; and it was only a Copy of a Petition to their own Court at Boston, and the Petition to the Parliament was still in the ship, together with another Copy of that which was thrown over-board, and other Writings of that nature, some of which are printed in this book, and were as well saved as their lives and other goods, and are here in Lon - don to be seen and made use of in convenient time.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

  • And as that dull-pated Savoyard said, that if the seelie31 King of France could cunningly have managed his fortune, he might verie well have made himselfe chiefe Steward of his Lords household, whose imagination conceived no other greatnesse than his Masters; we are all insensible of this kind of errour: an errour of great consequence and prejudice.

    Of the Institution and Education of Children. To the Ladie Diana of Foix, Countesse of Gurson.

  • King of France could cunningly have managed his fortune, he might verie well have made himselfe chiefe Steward of his Lords household, whose imagination conceived no other greatnesse than his Masters; we are all insensible of this kind of errour: an errour of great consequence and prejudice.

    Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian

  • Truth will not afford sufficient food to their vanity; so they have betaken themselves to errour.

    superversive: Quotha

  • The accounts regularly referred to Federalist speakers approvingly and on one occasion, rather than describe the debates in “minute detail,” simply said that the supporters of the Constitution answered every objection, “however trivial,” and that their efforts “to convince those who were in errour, were not without effect.”

    Ratification

  • Camilla could not endure to owe their forbearance to a falsehood; though to convince Mrs. Mittin of her errour, in contradiction to the assertion of Lionel, was a vain attempt.

    Camilla

  • Does he not make a mistake, my dearest Mother, and turn my advocate, instead of his own; And can I fairly take advantage of such an errour. '

    Camilla

  • With too much understanding to betray her pique upon the errour of her judgment, as to the means of attaching Mandlebert, she had too much goodness of heart not to rejoice in the happiness of her young friend.

    Camilla

  • Sedley continue in an errour, that might terminate in branding her in his opinion, with a character of inconsistency or duplicity.

    Camilla

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