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This corrects the mis-statement of Lecky (vi, 94) on this topic.

But for some reason, he did not correct his mis-statement, and say truly, that it was a shoe button.

A mis-statement, Madam, I assure you; merely some shooting-grounds.

It was not merely the factious Tories who repeated the mis-statement, though they naturally used it most industriously.

Informed of his mis-statement, Mr Justice Denman made no correction.

Those who write in such collections should be careful what they say, for no one can tell how long a mis-statement may live.

Her mother had never achieved such miracles of mis-statement, and she added a vigour that was all her own.

She has come to me and confessed thatout of piqueshe made a mis-statement, said Miss Carrington, gravely.

His straightforward narrative helps us now and then to correct a mis-statement made by the besieged in the bitterness of defeat.

I wrote a letter on the subject to the 'Athenæum' to correct this mis-statement, which I cared for chiefly on Robert's account.