an unsound

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  • If it should be in an unsound state, it must be on no account made use of. Cited from The Book of Household Management, by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  • It was an unsound principle, he said, to make places fit to particular men. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • Yet what an unsound organization that great man had! Cited from The Recreations of A Country Parson, A. K. H. Boyd
  • His was a sound mind in an unsound body.
  • An unsound scheme, even if worked out to its logical conclusion, can of course be of no value. Cited from Chess Strategy, by Edward Lasker
  • The young peer had great intellectual powers; yet there was an unsound part in his mind. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V2
  • The Roman in terror immediately killed him, an unsound weak old man, but marvelous through his works. Cited from Dio's Rome, Vol VI., by Cassius Dio
  • He can save life at the cost of an unsound limb. Cited from Caesar: A Sketch, by James Anthony Froude
  • When we start out with false premises, we are sure to arrive at an unsound conclusion.
  • The chief cause of the chemical war was an unsound and dangerous world distribution of industrial organic chemical forces. Cited from Riddle of the Rhine/Chemical Strategy, by LeFebure
  • He was declared to be suffering from an unsound mind, brain deterioration and loss of memory.
  • I do not here enter on the etymological question, why an unsound horse is called a screw. Cited from The Recreations of A Country Parson, A. K. H. Boyd
  • The doctor also said that only an unsound mind would dump the bodies close to his home when his plan was to distract the police.
  • Suffering from an unsound mind, he decides to leave Damayanthi to her fate.
  • We knew not even which alternative to hope for, both appearing so unnatural and pointing so directly to an unsound brain. Cited from Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson #38
  • The Earl was known from an early age to have an unsound mind, and his estate was placed under the control of four trustees.
  • An unsound economic system had brought about difficult conditions, with which the emperors and their advisers dealt as best they could. Cited from Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul, by T. G. Tucker
  • In these discussions we cannot hope to drive an unsound theory to a logical contradiction. Cited from The Concept of Nature, by Alfred North Whitehead
  • The boat was in such an unsound state as to render her unfit for the passage.
  • The mind cannot act rightly in an unsound body, and there is no doubt that good health wards off worry. Cited from Papers on Health, by John Kirk
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