Doubtless he had seen too many drunken sailors to misapprehend their condition.
We should hope that no one can be dull enough to misapprehend their import.
Nor was it possible to misapprehend the meaning of what they beheld.
But it is also to misapprehend the real value of spirit as compared with matter.
They do not read them in a true light; they misapprehend them, both ...