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containing errors or alterations

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ruined in character or quality

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For example, when he says that it is absurd to suppose that one man is the corrupter and all the rest of the world the improvers of the youth; or, when he argues that he never could have corrupted the men with whom he had to live; or, when he proves his belief in the gods because he believes in the sons of gods, is he serious or jesting?
He says that 'if he has corrupted the youth, he must have corrupted them involuntarily.
That merry scamp's face whose beaming had so often restored serenity to the priest's sombre physiognomy, was now powerless to melt the gloom which grew more dense every day over that corrupted, mephitic, and stagnant soul.
I have not corrupted Colia," he concluded in a different and very serious tone, as if remembering something again.
I only hope that no friend or kinsman or acquaintance of mine, whether citizen or stranger, will ever be so mad as to allow himself to be corrupted by them; for they are a manifest pest and corrupting influence to those who have to do with them.
Now, when you say that they deceived and corrupted the youth, are they to be supposed to have corrupted them consciously or unconsciously?
But a further question arises: Is passion different from reason also, or only a kind of reason; in which latter case, instead of three principles in the soul, there will only be two, the rational and the concupiscent; or rather, as the State was composed of three classes, traders, auxiliaries, counsellors, so may there not be in the individual soul a third element which is passion or spirit, and when not corrupted by bad education is the natural auxiliary of reason
We know that, when the bodily constitution is gone, life is no longer endurable, though pampered with all kinds of meats and drinks, and having all wealth and all power; and shall we be told that when the very essence of the vital principle is undermined and corrupted, life is still worth having to a man, if only he be allowed to do whatever he likes with the single exception that he is not to acquire justice and virtue, or to escape from injustice and vice; assuming them both to be such as we have described?
A treacherous friend is the most dangerous enemy; and I will say boldly, that both religion and virtue have received more real discredit from hypocrites than the wittiest profligates or infidels could ever cast upon them: nay, farther, as these two, in their purity, are rightly called the bands of civil society, and are indeed the greatest of blessings; so when poisoned and corrupted with fraud, pretence, and affectation, they have become the worst of civil curses, and have enabled men to perpetrate the most cruel mischiefs to their own species.
Defenseless children subjected to criminal abuse in time become corrupted and visit upon others the molestation they themselves have been forced to endure.
The second charge against Socrates is that he corrupted the youth of the nation.
ExcelRecovery examines the damaged data, and can restore the spreadsheet's workbook structure, as well as corrupted text, numbers and formulas, even in multi-sheet files.
Unlike a string of tragic heroes corrupted by the ring's allure--Isildur, Saruman, Boromir, and Denethor--the Shire hobbits want neither power nor renown.
Mirroring does not help protect against a data corruption problem (hacker, worm, virus, human or software error) as it produces two or more copies of corrupted data.