Then you think I erred
in the manner in which I made my advances?
But, without educated thought, he erred
continually by the very intensity of his investigations.
Nor had I erred
in my calculations -- nor had I endured in vain.
He had indeed erred
, yet pardonably; for if any human spirit could have sufficiently reverenced the processes so sacred in his eyes, it must have been a woman's.
You have erred
, perhaps," he observed, taking up a glowing cinder with the tongs and lighting with it the long cherry-wood pipe which was wont to replace his clay when he was in a disputatious rather than a meditative mood--"you have erred
perhaps in attempting to put colour and life into each of your statements instead of confining yourself to the task of placing upon record that severe reasoning from cause to effect which is really the only notable feature about the thing.
Now and again, however, it chanced that even when he erred
, the truth was still discovered.
You have erred
in supposing him not attached to her.
I have to confess now, however, that my judgment erred
somewhat, though not extravagantly.
It seemed to Philip that the people who spent their time in helping the poorer classes erred
because they sought to remedy things which would harass them if themselves had to endure them without thinking that they did not in the least disturb those who were used to them.
However susceptible to flattery William might be, he would never tolerate it from people who showed a gross or emotional taste in literature, and if Cassandra erred
even slightly from what he considered essential in this respect he would express his discomfort by flinging out his hands and wrinkling his forehead; he would find no pleasure in her flattery after that.
Either he had not placed himself in the centre of the tunnel, or else the blinded banth had erred
in its calculations.
Poe, as I knew it from his 'Tales of the Grotesque erred