1841 1873 1889
1911 1923 1946 1978 1980
1841 — Edgar Allan Poe,
Three Sundays in a Week The fact is, some trivial discrepancy did exist, just then, between what I said and what I had not the courage to say—between what I did and what I had half a mind to do.
1873 — James Clerk Maxwell, , Preface
A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism I was aware that there was supposed to be a difference between Faraday's way of conceiving phenomena and that of the mathematicians, so that neither he nor they were satisfied with each other's language. I had also the conviction that this discrepancy did not arise from either party being wrong
1889 — Mark Twain, , Ch XXVIII
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Sire, as between clothes and countenance, you are all right, there is no discrepancy; but as between your clothes and your bearing, you are all wrong, there is a most noticeable discrepancy.
1911 — Algernon Blackwood, , XXX
The Centaur The discrepancies--the omissions in his written account especially--were simply due, I feel, to the fact that his skill in words was not equal to the depth and brilliance of the emotions that he experienced.
1923 — H. P. Lovecraft,
The Horror at Martin's Beach Despite the large number of witnesses, no two accounts agree; and the testimony taken by local authorities contains the most amazing discrepancies.
1946 — Paramahansa Yogananda, , Ch 44
Autobiography of a Yogi One day the public treasurer, Kasturabai, could not account for a disbursement of four rupees. Gandhi duly published an auditing in which he inexorably pointed out his wife's four rupee discrepancy.
1978 — , Art XIV
Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy We deny that alleged errors and discrepancies that have not yet been resolved violate the truth claims of the Bible. 1980 — NASA/ ASEE, , Ch 5.2
Advanced Automation for Space Missions A machine can compare the stored description of itself with the description obtained by inspection, and note the discrepancies.