Which is all by the way, for you are wrong
. It is a question neither of grammar nor ethics, but of fact."
"If vanity was a thing fit," says Square, "I might indulge some on the same occasion; for whence only he can have learnt his notions of right or wrong
, I think is pretty apparent.
The historians tell us with naive assurance that its causes were the wrongs
inflicted on the Duke of Oldenburg, the nonobservance of the Continental System, the ambition of Napoleon, the firmness of Alexander, the mistakes of the diplomatists, and so on.
"If you can't tell which is wrong
of two, then how much harder must it be to tell which is wrong
of two dozen?
Your uncle was wrong
to state his objections so roundly and inconsiderately as he did.
," replied the other, "and wrong
exactly where Dr Hirsch would have been right--about the hiding-place of his own secret formula in his own official department.
SOCRATES: Are we to say that we are never intentionally to do wrong
, or that in one way we ought and in another way we ought not to do wrong
, or is doing wrong
always evil and dishonorable, as I was just now saying, and as has been already acknowledged by us?
OEDIPUS Dear friend--those accents tell me who thou art-- Yon man but now hath done me a foul wrong
I am in search of a man who has done me the cruelest wrong
that one human creature can inflict on another.
I hate--I suppose I oughtn't to say that--but the Wilcoxes are on the wrong
"The lines go wrong
on purpose--like serpents doubling to escape."
The land suddenly at night looms up right over your bows, or perhaps the cry of "Broken water ahead!" is raised, and some long mistake, some complicated edifice of self-delusion, over- confidence, and wrong
reasoning is brought down in a fatal shock, and the heart-searing experience of your ship's keel scraping and scrunching over, say, a coral reef.