"`That is indeed unfortunate; but if you are really blameless, cannot you undeceive
On the contrary, every particular relative to his sister was meant to be kept as much as possible to myself; and if I endeavour to undeceive
people as to the rest of his conduct, who will believe me?
To set this point at rest, for once and for ever, we hasten to undeceive
them, and stride to its commencement.
"I have very often wished to undeceive
yourself and my mother," added Elinor; "and once or twice I have attempted it;-- but without betraying my trust, I never could have convinced you."
him as soon as you can, and tell him I beg his pardon -- that is -- I do not know what I ought to say -- but make him understand what I mean, in the properest way.
yourself, comrade, you are not Monsieur de Treville."
Responsible journalism of course requires that the earliest opportunity is taken to undeceive
the unsuspecting reader.
Garrick's sworn enemy Thaddeus Fitzpatrick wrote letters to the Craftsmen with the intent "to undeceive
the public in their opinion of their favourite actor, and to prove that he was a theatrical impostor" (Davies 2:19).
Skimming lightly, wheeling still, The swallows fly low Over the field in clouded days, The forest-field of Shiloh-- Over the field where April rain Solaced the parched one stretched in pain Through the pause of night That followed the Sunday fight Around the church of Shiloh-- The church so lone, the log-built one, That echoed to many a parting groan And natural prayer Of dying foemen mingled there-- Foemen at morn, but friends at eve-- Fame or country least their care: (What like a bullet can undeceive
!) But now they lie low, While over them the swallows skim And all is hushed at Shiloh.
Reader, if you be one of that exclusive kind who suppose that manly actions and an honorable character belong only to one or two departments of society, and those the ones that profess the greatest virtue, let us undeceive
you--let us hint to you that perhaps there is equal, possibly at times even greater manliness and heroism, in what are called less pious degrees of the social strata--even that very sporting fraternity we spoke of.
I replied, if I am deceived why don't you come to me like a Christian & show me wherein I am deceived & try to undeceive