This comes about when a blunder is made, and that to which the relative is related
is not accurately stated.
There are some things related
in the narrative which will be sure to appear strange, or perhaps entirely incomprehensible, to the reader; but they cannot appear more so to him than they did to the author at the time.
At the request of your Mother I related
to them every other misfortune which had befallen me since we parted.
By degrees, the fate of the unfortunate king interested his auditors so greatly, that the play languished even at the royal table, and the young king, with a pensive look and downcast eye, followed, without appearing to give any attention to it, the smallest details of this Odyssey, very picturesquely related
by the Comte de Guiche.
Most of the anecdotes, if not relating to the state service, related
to people in the service.
The first two were, of course, related
to each other, and they were all three full of unwholesome force.
Tollmidge, "I never even heard of him, in my husband's lifetime; I never even knew that he was really related
to Lord Lydiard, till I found his letters.
Yet he has related
the incident herein set down to at least one person without exacting a pledge of secrecy.
I have so frequently related
them that nothing but observation could shake my conviction.
She positively swore that she had related
this result of her reading to the deceased lady exactly as she now related
it in Court.
Graham's" remarkable question, addressed to the landlady, had related
to legal business, and to the discovery of a trust-worthy person capable of transacting it for her.
Some few acquired great credit from having prophesied, the day before yesterday, exactly when it would come to pass; others, again, related
, how that they guessed what it was, directly they saw Mr Kenwigs turn pale and run up the street as hard as ever he could go.
For it should be remembered that the competition will generally be most severe between those forms which are most nearly related
to each other in habits, constitution, and structure.
Fourthly, the Mylodon Darwinii, a closely related
genus of little inferior size.
But Fortune, who had other designs in her head, put an immediate stop to any such proceeding, by introducing an accident, which will be related
in the next chapter.