of unsound

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  • Many insisted she was of unsound mind, at least at the time of her act.
  • Early man discovered that children of unsound constitutions were born of nearly related parents. Cited from Custom and Myth, by Andrew Lang
  • A person who is usually of unsound mind, but occasionally of sound mind, can make a contract when he is of sound mind.
  • They say that the man of unsound mind is touched by the hand of the Great Spirit. Cited from The Girl at the Halfway House, by Emerson Hough
  • Don't suppose that I am still of unsound mind. Cited from New Grub Street, by George Gissing
  • If the report is that he is of unsound mind then after six months the Speaker should request a further visit.
  • Who would not hold as of unsound mind the person who would command the moon to shine when it wishes? Cited from Luther Examined and Reexamined, by W. H. T. Dau
  • He says his one great regret is that he wasn't found to be of unsound mind before he went up-country. Cited from While the Billy Boils, by Henry Lawson
  • He regarded him as a person of unsound intellect, who believed himself a member and the victim of some secret society. Cited from The Dynamiter by RL & Fanny VDG Stevenson
  • The greatest enemy of the working class are these advocates of unsound doctrine -- of political action.
  • An inquest determined that he was of unsound mind when he committed suicide.
  • It was the first institution in the country for "colored persons of unsound mind".
  • He is notable as the only Member of Parliament to be deprived of his seat after being declared of unsound mind.
  • Alexander, who was of unsound mind, and always full of magnificent ideas, presented somebody with a city. Cited from L. Annaeus Seneca On Benefits, Aubrey Stewart (Tr)
  • Unduly high prices are always a sign of unsound business, because they are always due to some abnormal condition. Cited from My Life and Work, by Henry Ford
  • To leave his wife and babes he was resigned, And this while all deemed him of unsound mind. Cited from The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Verse, by Cowherd
  • However, it is likely that he was of unsound mind, and had neither the inclination nor capacity to carry out his threat.
  • The defence attempted to prove insanity, with doctors and even his mother giving evidence that he was of unsound mind.
  • But he had chosen suicide and not "while of unsound mind." Cited from The Captives, by Hugh Walpole
  • I see -- she wishes to declare me of unsound mind. Cited from Love and Life, by Charlotte M. Yonge
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