1 He saw his blunder before she could take it up: she wanted sympathy, not consolation.
2 She had somehow made a blunder.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXIX
3 In another plate, the prodigious blunder is made of representing the whale with perpendicular flukes.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
4 Notwithstanding the Hurons were necessarily ignorant of the little channels among the eddies and rapids of the stream, they knew the common signs of such a navigation too well to commit any material blunder.
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5 The big eyes told Tom his blunder and he stopped, confused.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark TwainGet Context In CHAPTER VII
6 He made several efforts to creep out of his scrape, but the old man's eye was upon him and he made blunder after blunder.
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7 A frightened look in Becky's face brought Tom to his senses and he saw that he had made a blunder.
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8 Did an opinion chance to be expressed concerning billiards, on that subject too he was at least able to avoid committing a blunder.
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9 Mack loses a whole army, the Archduke Ferdinand and the Archduke Karl give no signs of life and make blunder after blunder.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X
10 But when they had marched for about an hour in the dense fog, the greater part of the men had to halt and an unpleasant consciousness of some dislocation and blunder spread through the ranks.
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11 Mr. Bhaer stood by, watching her blush and blunder, and as he watched, his own bewilderment seemed to subside, for he was beginning to see that on some occasions, women, like dreams, go by contraries.
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12 Perceiving myself in a blunder, I attempted to correct it.
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13 The despairing way in which my mother and I look at each other, as I blunder on, is truly melancholy.
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14 But, probably from the mental fatigue he was beginning to feel, he made a blunder in speaking of the trial, and this blunder he recalled several times with vexation.
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15 He had committed his first blunder, by falling into the ambush of the bench by the Gladiator.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IX—ECLIPSE