manifestly unfair

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  • It was manifestly unfair of my sister to put it that way, but the little woman was thinking only of me. Cited from The Triflers, by Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • To judge the character of all the members of a great organization or the organization itself by the actions of a few individuals would be manifestly unfair. Cited from Random Reminiscences of Men and Events, by John D. Rockefeller
  • On one point some of his eulogists seem manifestly unfair. Cited from Cicero, by Rev. W. Lucas Collins
  • I repudiate the claims of any such person, as manifestly unfair. Cited from Jurgen, by James Branch Cabell
  • To discount training simply because the transfer is slight is manifestly unfair. Cited from How to Teach, by George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
  • It was manifestly unfair that they should be made to forfeit property because the conditions under which it was held could no longer be legally complied with. Cited from London and the Kingdom (Volume 1 of 3), by Reginald Sharpe
  • To subject to further durance such persons as from their position at the moment of tragedy could have no information to give bearing in any way upon their investigation was manifestly unfair. Cited from The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow, by Anna Katharine Green
  • This type of double taxation is manifestly unfair, and often imposes a ruinous burden upon property. Cited from Problems in American Democracy, by T. Williamson
  • This, however, is manifestly unfair, for it is now known that Mrs. Howard's influence was negligible. Cited from Life And Letters Of John Gay (1685-1732), by Lewis Melville
  • This last method of comparison being manifestly unfair, acetylene may be said to be at least five times as efficient per unit of volume as coal-gas for the production of light. Cited from Acetylene, Principles, &c, by Leeds & Butterfield
  • This would be manifestly unfair, and for a neutral to offer or abet such aid is a grave offense. Cited from Our War With Spain For Cuba's Freedom, by T. White
  • But in that case the picture is manifestly unfair. Cited from Punch, Vol. 156, Apr 30, 1919, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • Ray had never been one of her satellites, and she never forgave too little admiration, though it would be manifestly unfair to assert that she would have forgiven too much. Cited from Marion's Faith, by Charles King
  • We have watched Esther so closely that he has been permitted to escape our observation, and it would be manifestly unfair to expect any coherent account of the day from him. Cited from Up the Hill and Over, by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  • To consider number fourteen in any environment save its own would be manifestly unfair since, in relation to all the other rooms at the Imperial, number fourteen was a good room, perhaps the very best. Cited from Up the Hill and Over, by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  • It would be manifestly unfair to play this game on either grounds, even when tossing a penny for choice; because luck should not enter into such a championship any more than was absolutely necessary. Cited from The Chums of Scranton High Out for the Pennant, by Donald Ferguson
  • But when we say this, we shall at once be met with the rejoinder that it is manifestly unfair to argue as if Ethicism were all promise and no performance. Cited from Problems of Immanence, by J. Warschauer
  • Even if the affirmative debater has been manifestly unfair, the negative speaker will do well to correct this unfairness in a friendly, though in a forceful manner. Cited from Practical Argumentation, by George K. Pattee
  • Now, this is so manifestly unfair that Margaret feels resentment. Cited from The Hoyden, by Mrs. Hungerford [AKA: Margaret Wolfe Hamilton]
  • It is manifestly unfair to ask the people of towns and cities to help pay for the support of the rural schools through the medium of the State treasury except on condition that the patrons of the rural schools themselves do their fair share. Cited from New Ideals in Rural Schools, by George Herbert Betts
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