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  • CHAPTER XXII He had slightly misrepresented the matter in saying that Catherine had consented to take the great step.
  • The Doctor was both puzzled and disappointed, but he solved his perplexity by saying to himself that his daughter simply misrepresented—justifiably, if one would? but nevertheless misrepresented—the facts; and he eased off his disappointment, which was that of a man losing a chance for a little triumph that he had rather counted on, by a few words that he uttered aloud.
  • The Doctor was both puzzled and disappointed, but he solved his perplexity by saying to himself that his daughter simply misrepresented—justifiably, if one would? but nevertheless misrepresented—the facts; and he eased off his disappointment, which was that of a man losing a chance for a little triumph that he had rather counted on, by a few words that he uttered aloud.

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  • She said the lack of cowboy hats and Wrangler jeans made it seem like it had misrepresented itself to the entire world.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • He was in the same plight as the manufacturer who has to adulterate and misrepresent his product.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle

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