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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Misle A fine rain; a thick mist; a mizzle; a drizzle.
    • v. i Misle To rain in very fine drops, like a thick mist; to mizzle; to drizzle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n misle An obsolete spelling of mizzle.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Misle miz′l. See Mizzle.
    • ***


  • Ryszard Kapuscinski
    “Do not be misled by the fact that you are at liberty and relatively free; that for the moment you are not under lock and key: you have simply been granted a reprieve.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Prop. mistle, fr. mist,. Cf. Mistle Mizzle


In literature:

I may have been mistaken, misled by the flickering fire-light, but the anger seemed to melt out of her eyes.
"The Yeoman Adventurer" by George W. Gough
The only way by which that wonderful man was ever misled was through his passions.
"Devereux, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Nay, baffled and misled, you actually suppose that the quarry has taken refuge in France.
"My Novel, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
I hope she has not misled you in speaking of her master.
"Blind Love" by Wilkie Collins
If I am not misled by the description, I think I know the man.
"The Fallen Leaves" by Wilkie Collins
If I made any misstatement I was misled by the new testament.
"Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll - Latest" by Robert Green Ingersoll
He firmly believed him guilty; Allis, misled by her infatuation, mentally attributed the peculation to her brother.
"Thoroughbreds" by W. A. Fraser
Women are being constantly misled by the fancy and hope of being the saviours of men!
"Weighed and Wanting" by George MacDonald
Oh, was ever woman so misled as thou?
"La Fiammetta" by Giovanni Boccaccio
I could not be misled by mere resemblance.
"Carmilla" by J. Sheridan LeFanu
We do not like to be deceived in our calculations, or to discover that even our gossip has misled us.
"Home as Found" by James Fenimore Cooper
His poor father was being misled and robbed.
"The Desert of Wheat" by Zane Grey
In a matter of this gravity, the senate should not be misled.
"The Bravo" by J. Fenimore Cooper
Mr. Manilal Doctor may have misled them.
"Freedom's Battle" by Mahatma Gandhi
But we may be misled perhaps by a wrong translation.
"Life Of Johnson, Volume 5" by Boswell
Cautions her sex with regard to the danger of being misled by the eye.
"Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
He might have been misled by the narrative of the pirate, but it was his own opinion that he had not been.
"The Sea Lions" by James Fenimore Cooper
Vassall's broken English misled him; probably he did not know the junior partner very intimately.
"The Old Man in the Corner" by Baroness Orczy
They were indeed misled, but by no base or selfish motive.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIII" by John Lord
Mr. Rimbault has doubtless been misled by some error in the description of the MSS.
"Notes and Queries 1850.02.23" by Various

In poetry:

He turned him back: "O master dear,
We are but men misled;
And thou hast sought a city here
To find a grave instead."
"Norembega" by John Greenleaf Whittier
But one, with years grown wiser, said
"So, always baffled, not misled,
We follow where before us runs
The vision of the shining ones.
"The Seeking Of The Waterfall" by John Greenleaf Whittier
By Nature we are ne'er misled;
We see most truly when we dream.
A singer wise was he who said,
``Follow the gleam! Follow the gleam!''
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
I deem'd, by ignorance misled,
That Christ for my transgressions bled,
And that the Fiend no right cou'd claim
O'er those, who merely own'd his name.
"The Unhappy State Of The Ungodly, After Death" by Rees Prichard
"Can'st thou suppose it right or just,
When thine own creature so misled us,
In virtue of our simple trust,
To torture us like this, and tread us
Back into dust?
"Mount Arafa" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
"We'd stormed it at night, by the vlanker-light
Of burning towers, and the mortar's boom:
We'd topped the breach but had failed to stay,
For our files were misled by the baffling gloom;
And we said we'd storm by day.
"San Sebastian" by Thomas Hardy

In news:

Web searchers misled by keywords, suit says.
Regulator Says Firm Misled Investors.
As Erin Toner reports, we are not alone in being misled.
I read Jack McCauley 's letter to the editor about misled opponents of Universal Health Care last week with some surprise and some humor.
"Absolutely no one intentionally or unintentionally misled anybody involved in this," Gibbs said Sunday on "Fox News Sunday," saying the administration is basing its statements on information received from an ongoing investigation.
Colleagues publicly suggested that Mr Murdoch had misled Parliament.
Now, Parliament's culture, media and sport committee, which has been conducting the inquiry, is expected to issue a report in coming weeks that will address whether it believes it was misled by News Corp.
Australian Court Rules S&P, Bank Misled on Derivatives.
Australian court finds Standard & Poor's and ABN Amro misled investors with AAA ratings.
Australian court finds S&P misled investors.
Don't be misled by early Election Day results.
Don't be misled by early election day results.
Don't Be Misled : Delaware Is Not Number 1 In Education.
Buyer says county misled him on real estate purchase.
Poloncarz misled Erie County voters.

In science:

Should the reader be misled by our “global” notation, we note these are actually local sections Φi ∈ Γ(πi ), i.e. Φi : Mi → Mi × R.
Hyperhamiltonian dynamics
This has perhaps misled some into the belief that the short cycles are expected to provide the answer in all cases.
Rainbow Hamilton cycles in random regular graphs
Lagrangian which gives a lower number of Noether point symmetries for then one could be misled on the sub ject of the integrability of the underlying differential equation.
Lagrangians Galore
As a consequence, the market price will be misled.
Asset pricing with random information flow
However, it is perhaps more of an unhappy coincidence in view of the fact that it has misled some researchers into neglecting the role of the planet’s eccentricity.
The Eccentric Kozai Mechanism for a Test Particle
Measures that can be misled by creating an ineffective clustering can be adjusted by subtraction from a randomly generated clustering with the same number of clusters with the same number of documents in each cluster.
Document Clustering Evaluation: Divergence from a Random Baseline
Consequently the Markov structure emerging from Eq.(4) according to the prescriptions of cannot be misled as an undue approximation.
The Levy diffusion as an effect of sporadic randomness
As it turns out, previous descriptions of the spectrum of OX 169 each had some element of truth, but were misled by one or more effects.
The End of the Lines for OX 169: No Binary Broad-Line Region
Com parison of the two methods is therefore very difficult; the language and issues of each a re very different and one can be easily misled by the different appearance of the results.
The deuteron: a mini-review
In my opinion we who have been shocked might have been misled by our gut feelings and have been misjudging the minimal size which is necessary for the thermal limit to make sense.
Strange Quark Matter Theory
We were probably misled by the rather high neon to oxygen ratio, which is caused by the depletion of oxygen as discussed above.
Planetary nebulae abundances and stellar evolution
When we are less than rigorous, we will call attention to it, so that the reader is not misled.
Lectures on Nongeometric Flux Compactifications
However, the fitting and significance of this linear model may be misled by populations that are statistical outliers.
Robust identification of local adaptation from allele frequencies
What we have learned is that both the errors introduced by working in finite volume and at finite lattice spacing shift the curve in the APE plot upwards, so that one can easily be misled by results on small lattices.
Recent Progress in Lattice QCD
We here discuss these matters briefly, and point out the erroneous assumption which may have misled APEX to expect more than was possible and thereby to overlook a result that was less than hoped for.
The APEX/EPOS Quandary: the Way Out via Low Energy Studies