much less liable

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  • There are various other devices of importance in their way, but much less liable to error in practice. ...
  • One is much less liable to be snubbed, which you will say is a pity. ...
  • Such rites are much less liable to change than the cult of the gods. ...
  • A soil free from organic matter is much the best, since in such soil the cuttings are much less liable to disease. ...
  • Again, the tempers both of parents and children are much less liable to be ruffled under this system than under the ordinary system. ...
  • By this process the meal is much less liable to become sour on the voyage, and can be preserved much longer in a warm climate. ...
  • While it is true that all authors are liable to error, are they much less liable to it in their chosen fields than he, and can he more safely trust them than himself? ...
  • There the plant, which is a hardy one, is of slower growth; much less liable to injury; and the timber is of better quality. ...
  • There are many reasons why these materials should take the place of wood; as they are stronger, more durable, do not require paint, and are so much less liable to loss by fire. ...
  • Cold baths, taken regularly, render persons who are susceptible to colds much less liable to them, and less likely to be disturbed by sudden changes of temperature. ...
  • A long detour was necessary in order to spare the mules, which, however, are much less liable to injury, under such circumstances, than horses, having a knack of learning to use sea-legs. ...
  • To be sure, you never might need four quarts in the bag, but it is so much easier managed, so much less liable to spill over, if you have a large bag and put it only half or three-quarters full. ...
  • As the base of the bucket is broad, the scaffolding is much less liable to slip, than if the narrow bases of the poles had rested directly upon the pavement. ...
  • Society would be much less liable to panics and other delusions, and POLITICAL life, especially, would be a totally different thing, if even a majority of the arguments, that scattered broadcast over the world, were correct! ...
  • Hay that has been cured in the cock is much less liable to heat when stored so as to produce mould, than hay cured in the swath or winrow. ...
  • Nor does this latter ratio show at all fairly the great superiority of the plants derived from a cross between distinct individuals over the self-fertilised, as the former produced more than twice as many flower-stems as the latter, and were much less liable to premature death. ...
  • The Montaud accumulator is much less liable to accidents, on account of the firmness and compactness of its construction, and if any accident happens, the repairs are simple and easy. ...
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