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There’s no serious argument Hunter did not break the law or that it was misapplied.
There is now little question that Chauvin fatally misapplied the neck-restraint.
He may mutilate or misapply the component parts of his design, but he cannot originate a whole new architectural alphabet.
Does he lose his share, by continuing to misapply the lever-power provided for him by Nature?
That which would be true in relation to one predicament, they misapply to another, to which it has no application at all.
He coupled the gift with a solemn curse and anathema upon all who should ever disturb or misapply the donation.
FRANCE AND THE REPUBLICWILLIAM HENRY HURLBERT
More frequently a later author will misapply the specific name of an older one.
Another way to make your tax odious is, to misapply the produce of it.
That laudable ambition is too commonly misapply'd and often ill employed.
He has also come by just enough of folklore to misapply it, as note his reference to Abner and Roland.
JEPPE ON THE HILLLUDVIG HOLBERG

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