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In conclusion, he again corrects Eratosthenes as regards the magnitude and divisions of the inhabited world.
When a father corrects his son it means as if he were saying, "My son, I beseech you, be a good boy."
Not indeed that the contrast can be thus absolute: the thirteenth verse corrects this hasty inference.
Like a man of integrity and piety, he corrects himself at once, dismisses her with a blessing, and prays for her success.
A woman-grammarian, who corrects her husband for speaking false Latin, which is called breaking Priscian's head.
He exercises his Soldiers himself, and corrects them too when they commit any Fault.
By this means, he acquires a just idea of beautiful forms; he corrects nature by herself, her imperfect state by her more perfect.
He regards all nature with a view to his profession; and combines her beauties, or corrects her defects.
Thirdly, he corrects the text from time to time by short notes placed in the margin.
The congratulations were really addressed to Agnes—a social blunder which Mr. Pembroke deftly corrects.
THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER

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