Sentence Examples with the word astray

De Goeje in 1864 (Memoires sur la conquete de la Syrie, 2nd ed., aeiden, 1900), led to the conclusion that Wagidi's chronology is sound as regards the main events, and that later historians have gone astray by forsaking his guidance.

He exhorts a former pupil, Demetrianus, not to be led astray by wealth from virtue; and he demonstrates the providence of God from the adaptability and beauty of the human body.

In 1583, and here his vehement and suspicious Protestantism led him astray and provoked him into counterworking the designs of his own government.

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To illustrate how easy it is to go astray in this line, observe the continual reference in modern handbooks to the cubic foot as 1000 oz.

Those who thought him astray on the subject of religion listened to him with delight when he poetized the commonplaces of art, politics, literature or the household.

Han had never led him astray in the thousands of years as his XO.

The existence, too, of paid professionals who lead astray silly women, encourages the natural scientific contempt for the study of the faculty.

But he had no patience with a single monk who, led astray by his private judgment, set himself against the faith held by all Christians for a thousand years.

I have heard of many going astray even in the village streets, when the darkness was so thick that you could cut it with a knife, as the saying is.

But at the same time just this aim demands the greatest efforts of us; and so, led astray by pride, losing sight of this aim, we occupy ourselves either with the mystery which in our impurity we are unworthy to receive, or seek the reformation of the human race while ourselves setting an example of baseness and profligacy.