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  • If experience is to be the test, Mr Mill's theory is unsound. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V2 of 4
  • The relief work program was unsound over the long term, and was meant as a stop-gap measure.
  • As soon as the bondes found that the ice was unsound they turned back. Cited from Heimskringla [Norwegian Kings], by Snorri Sturlson
  • In the original provisions no building could be demolished unless it was unsound.
  • A father may transmit physical disease, if his body is unsound. Cited from The Foolish Virgin, by Thomas Dixon
  • This position is unsound and false in the light of reason. Cited from Act, Declaration, & Testimony, by The Reformed Presbytery
  • He warns Congress that the present money system is unsound and needs changing. Cited from The Great Round World, Vol. 1, No. 59, December 23, 1897, by Various
  • I never used arguments which I saw clearly to be unsound. Cited from Apologia Pro Vita Sua, by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • As a legal proposition he must have been aware that it was unsound. Cited from The Emancipation of Massachusetts, by Brooks Adams
  • And it is true that eugenics alone, like birth-control alone, can effect little if the economic basis of society is unsound. Cited from Little Essays of Love and Virtue, by Havelock Ellis
  • More careful investigation may prove the law to be unsound in principle. Cited from Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Franklin Pierce, by Richardson
  • Officials say that this plan was unsound due to the strength of the tunnels.
  • Zeller has shown that the authority on which this view is based is unsound.
  • Suppose, however, you feel the objection of poor business is unsound. Cited from Certain Success, by Norval A. Hawkins
  • If this takes place, the wall is unsound. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 601, July 9, 1887, by Various
  • Many minds, otherwise good and even noble, are unsound upon the point of Vanity. Cited from The Recreations of A Country Parson, A. K. H. Boyd
  • Our contempt and distrust do not mean that our fundamental ideas about language are unsound. Cited from The Century Vocabulary Builder, by Greever & Bachelor
  • I believe I've got beyond that way of enforcing arguments which I fear may be unsound. Cited from Rest Harrow, By Maurice Hewlett
  • With the cunning of insanity he kept his secret, not even his wife suspected that his reason was unsound. Cited from A Terrible Secret, by May Agnes Fleming
  • Government price fixing is known to be unsound and bound to result in disaster. Cited from Complete State of the Union Addresses
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