Usage examples for erring

  1. Adair spluttered off into the kind of scolding that he might have given an erring child. – Nan Sherwood on the Mexican Border by Annie Roe Carr
  2. They contain some of the noblest thoughts that have passed through the minds of our weak and erring race. – The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece by Various
  3. No, I read it in your face, and you are not a woman- an erring woman. – Fair Margaret by H. Rider Haggard
  4. Mrs. Julia looked highly noble and sweet when all was over, like she had rescued an erring sister from the depths. – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  5. Dost Thou not see about our feet The tangles of our erring thought? – Songs and Satires by Edgar Lee Masters
  6. Then for the first time in his young and inexperienced life he understood how great erring men and women can be and what patient majesty dwells in the human heart, that for the sake of a trust it does not seek can yet defy the most hideous terrors of the body and the soul. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  7. So Nivin came ashore at dusk to wander through the same streets and alleys to which he had directed another's erring steps at dawn. – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  8. And all the while society's true benefactors are engaged in doing this, the weak, the unsuspecting, and the erring must be left an easy prey, even if the work requires for its accomplishment a hundred years. – Ten Nights in a Bar Room by T. S. Arthur
  9. There may be forgiveness for other erring ones, but I tell you our crowd is spotted. – Sunny Slopes by Ethel Hueston