mentally unsound

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  • So far from my being mentally unsound, this rest has been a growing-time with me. Cited from A Life's Morning, by George Gissing
  • I am sure that he was mentally unsound and that his actions were instinctive. Cited from Paradise Garden, by George Gibbs
  • He was meeting with little encouragement from the driver, who evidently thought he was mentally unsound, when Bobby came to his rescue. Cited from The Honorable Percival, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • The two judges were not convinced that the accused were mentally unsound during the crimes.
  • He looked at me narrowly, much as Doctor Archer used to, and I knew he thought I was mentally unsound. Cited from The King In Yellow, by Robert W. Chambers
  • Through the quarreling which arose from these various stories Annie was taken before the police physician and pronounced mentally unsound. Cited from Pathology of Lying, Etc. by William and Mary Healy
  • Older criminals, when proved to be mentally unsound, are detained in places other than prisons till their health warrants discharge. Cited from London's Underworld, by Thomas Holmes
  • Davis was hanged despite being deemed mentally unsound by a physician.
  • After serving six years of his term of life imprisonment the prisoner showed signs of being mentally unsound, and in March, 1910, he was transferred to a mental hospital. Cited from Mental Defectives and Sexual Offenders, by W. H. Triggs et al
  • Standing before the magistrate that same afternoon, Yaworsky testified that Lamb was mentally unsound and not fit to stand trial.
  • He had exhibited signs and had had attacks of this disease for years, had been recognized as mentally unsound by several physicians who advised specialists in mental diseases to attend him.
  • During that time evidence was procured by the counsel of the prisoner showing conclusively that the complaining witness was mentally unsound and had made similar and groundless charges against others. Cited from Courts and Criminals, by Arthur Train
  • Unlike the barony of Norbury these titles were created with remainder to his second son Hector John (his eldest son Daniel was then considered mentally unsound).
  • However, members of religious orders (including members of the Buddhist Sangha), prisoners, mentally unsound persons, and indebted persons are not allowed to vote for members of Parliament.
  • If, for instance, two-thirds, one-half, or even a third of the descendants of a mentally unsound individual were to become insane, it would only need a few generations for that family to be crushed to the wall. Cited from Preventable Diseases, by Woods Hutchinson
  • Even discounting this, the symptoms observed in Lamb were not consistent and the doctor did not think he had evidence conclusive enough to certify Lamb as mentally unsound.
  • The consequence of these two acts was that all white people over the age of 21 (except for those convicted of certain crimes and those declared mentally unsound by a court) were entitled to vote in elections of the House of Assembly.
  • The large and well-ordered Insane Asylum for Female Patients in Kaiserswerth, with its long lists of cases soundly cured, shows how healthful and important is the quiet, constant influence of intelligent Christian attendance upon those who are mentally unsound. Cited from Deaconesses in Europe, by Jane M. Bancroft
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day: Dr. Silberman was the chief and criminal psychologist at Pescadero State Hospital where Sarah Connor was imprisoned as a mentally unsound inmate.