Equally right or wrong
is he who says that Napoleon went to Moscow because he wanted to, and perished because Alexander desired his destruction, and he who says that an undermined hill weighing a million tons fell because the last navvy struck it for the last time with his mattock.
Ah," he remarked, with a wry pucker of his mouth, "I see you still believe in such things as right and wrong
If there be no law of nature, there is no right nor wrong
Just the same, you're wrong
on general principle," Grimshaw would oar in.
Your uncle was wrong
to state his objections so roundly and inconsiderately as he did.
It's manifestly absurd to say that Hirsch can have made a mistake about a paper that nobody knew of but himself; or can have tried to help a foreign thief by telling him to fumble in the wrong
SOCRATES: Are we to say that we are never intentionally to do wrong
, or that in one way we ought and in another way we ought not to do wrong
, or is doing wrong
always evil and dishonorable, as I was just now saying, and as has been already acknowledged by us?
When things went wrong
, or I heard things, I used to think it was her fault, but, looking back, it's more mine.
The lines go wrong
on purpose--like serpents doubling to escape.
is raised, and some long mistake, some complicated edifice of self-delusion, over- confidence, and wrong
reasoning is brought down in a fatal shock, and the heart-searing experience of your ship's keel scraping and scrunching over, say, a coral reef.
Adam thought he perceived in them that notion of compensation for irretrievable wrong
, that self-soothing attempt to make evil bear the same fruits as good, which most of all roused his indignation.
Rose did not know half the danger of such gifts and tastes as Charlie's, but felt instinctively that something must be wrong
if Archie disapproved.