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misrepresentation
used in Gulliver's Travels

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a misleading falsehood
  • I soon discovered that both of them were perfect strangers to the rest of the company, and had never seen or heard of them before; and I had a whisper from a ghost who shall be nameless, "that these commentators always kept in the most distant quarters from their principals, in the lower world, through a consciousness of shame and guilt, because they had so horribly misrepresented the meaning of those authors to posterity."
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (67% in)

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