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Grotius assured him it was a falshood; and that what had been said of the misapplication of the Subsidies was a gross calumny.
THE LIFE OF THE TRULY EMINENT AND LEARNED HUGO GROTIUSJEAN LVESQUE DE BURIGNY
Those who excel in letters, and in the right use of letters, are sensitive to their misapplication.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 58, NUMBER 358, AUGUST 1845VARIOUS
So flies burn themselves in candles, deceived like mankind by the misapplication of their knowledge.
EVOLUTION, OLD & NEWSAMUEL BUTLER
The blunder arose from that misapplication of the word "Indian," first made by Columbus, as we formerly explained.
THE STORY OF EXTINCT CIVILIZATIONS OF THE WESTROBERT E. ANDERSON
But these were mistaken attributes, which arose from a misapplication of history.
A NEW SYSTEM; OR, AN ANALYSIS OF ANTIENT MYTHOLOGY. VOLUME II. (OF VI.)JACOB BRYANT
To him has been attributed the invention of Magic; which notion has arisen from a misapplication of terms.
A NEW SYSTEM; OR, AN ANALYSIS OF ANTIENT MYTHOLOGY. VOLUME II. (OF VI.)JACOB BRYANT
They also insisted much on the misapplication of public money by the British ministry.
THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS, V. 13VARIOUS
However, the glorious achievements of modern chemistry have not lost anything by this misapplication of a trade term.
THE ART OF PERFUMERYG. W. SEPTIMUS PIESSE
Encyclopedia Britannica, misapplication of an anachronism, 442.
AN ACCOUNT OF TIMBUCTOO AND HOUSA TERRITORIES IN THE INTERIOR OF AFRICAABD SALAM SHABEENY
I am not without fear, that some misapplication of the public money may enter into the causes of his declining to return.
THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS JEFFERSONTHOMAS JEFFERSON

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