All through lunch he had been saying the wrong thing
, and now he put the coping-stone on his misdeeds.
Each one, a small but determined opposition to the order of things in general, is forever doing the wrong thing
at the wrong time, in the wrong place and in the wrong way.
We must look to her one fault, and remember that she had done a wrong thing
in consenting to the engagement, to bear that she should have been in such a state of punishment.
Part of it lives three minutes back, when I was sure that you loved me, and the other part--I find it difficult--I am likely to say the wrong thing
of the South Carolina branch), a penniless beauty introduced to New York society by her cousin, the imprudent Medora Manson, who was always doing the wrong thing
from the right motive.
His intuition told him it was the wrong thing
to do, and he was glad that sheet and tiller kept his hands occupied and fended off temptation.
It was a wrong thing
to trip a guest up with excess of hospitality and get him drunk.
I always make trouble by trying to help, and then letting out the wrong thing
," sighed Rose, much depressed by her slip of the tongue.
forgive me, my dear," I began, but she squeezed my hand in her fingers so tightly that I felt I was saying the wrong thing
Garth shook his head to help out the inadequacy of words--"what I am thinking of is-- what it must be for a wife when she's never sure of her husband, when he hasn't got a principle in him to make him more afraid of doing the wrong thing
by others than of getting his own toes pinched.
said I, but it was the wrong thing
again, and once more they disappeared behind the tree.
I suppose it's natural to some people to please without trying, and others to always say and do the wrong thing
in the wrong place.