I know there's a proverb which that says 'To err is human,' but a human error is nothing to what a computer can do if it tries.
They found he'd had a lethal dose of something that only a doctor could pronounce properly. As far as I remember it sounds vaguely like di-flor, hexagonal-ethylcarbenzol. That's not the right name. But that's roughly what it sounds like.
It was borne in upon her audience that the outside of Jane's charming head was distinctly superior to the inside.
A statesman in these days has a difficult task. He has to pursue the policy he deems advantageous to his country, but he has at the same time to recognize the force of popular feeling. Popular feeling is very often sentimental, muddleheaded, and eminently unsound, but it cannot be disregarded for all that.
You surprise me, Hastings. Do you not know that all celebrated detectives have brothers who would be even more celebrated than they are were it not for constitutional indolence?
Mary seemed to have taken a perverse pleasure in seeing how best she could alternate undercooking and overcooking.