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I've always been taken with the chap; and I'm very glad you read him correctly.

You have defined her character, my dear sir, as correctly as if you had known her from her birth.

I see, rather, that accounts which other people keep have been correctly kept.'

In after years, it was carefully and correctly drawn in all its aspects.

The possibility must exist to use it correctly in exchange for other goods.

And must not that which is correctly called both, be also two?

No, said Zeno; you have correctly understood my general purpose.

She came to an anchor, correctly by the chart, off the Brenzett Coastguard station.

And the question is—Can they be correctly grouped after this method?

How correctly they have instructed you in all the details of this affair!

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "to set right, rectify" (a fault or error), from Latin correctus, past participle of corrigere "to put straight, reduce to order, set right;" in transferred use, "to reform, amend," especially of speech or writing, from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + regere "to lead straight, rule" (see regal). Originally of persons; with reference to writing, etc., attested from late 14c. Related: Corrected; correcting.

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