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When woman became property, a possession, the overestimation of her sexual value began.
Parrish has explained all sporadic cases of overestimation as due to the optical illusion carried over in visualization.
In the case of interval A the error is one of underestimation in twenty-seven cases; in none is it an error of overestimation.
In the case of interval B the error is one of overestimation in seventeen instances, of underestimation in two.
Overestimation of the interval following the louder sound appears by no means invariable.
In the case of all the remaining traits (the "desirable" ones) the general tendency is toward overestimation.
The amount or degree of this overestimation varies considerably from trait to trait.
The amount of overestimation varied with the trait, all the traits in this case being of the "desirable" sort.
The facility with which the product will be used, to his mind, is almost beyond overestimation.
This is a decided overestimation, as it would be hardly possible for the most productive flat to yield that amount.
A REPORT UPON THE MOLLUSK FISHERIES OF MASSACHUSETTSCOMMISSIONERS ON FISHERIES AND GAME

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