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  • These men seem to be a little unsound in the upper regions. Cited from The Secrets Of The Great City, by E. Martin
  • It is not that a theory is good on paper, but unsound in real life. Cited from Friends in Council (First Series),Sir Arthur Helps
  • More careful investigation may prove the law to be unsound in principle. Cited from Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Franklin Pierce, by Richardson
  • There is something unsound in the mind of the man who fancies that because he is a genius, he need not support his wife and children. Cited from The Recreations of A Country Parson, A. K. H. Boyd
  • She was unsound in several places and the seller put her in such a position that her defects could not be readily found out. Cited from Up To Date Business, by Various
  • We have seen that the vulgar confusion between information and knowledge is at the root of much that is unsound in education. Cited from What Is and What Might Be, by Edmond Holmes
  • The school building is structurally unsound in many places.
  • Alabama found it "unsound in theory and dangerous in practice." Cited from History of the United States, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
  • Many Northerners discovered something snobbish and unsound in this preference, but they were not quite right. Cited from Abraham Lincoln, by Lord Charnwood
  • The accepted Vocal Science has been shown to be erroneous in its conception and unsound in its conclusions. Cited from The Psychology of Singing, by David C. Taylor
  • And, if the legitimate conclusions be so absurd, there must be something unsound in the principle. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V2
  • His judgment, as Mr. Taylor observes, was essentially unsound in all matters where he himself was personally interested. Cited from Little Memoirs of the 19th Century, George Paston
  • In this context, Richthofen's judgement during his last combat was clearly unsound in several respects.
  • Some of the sharpest men in argument are notoriously unsound in judgment. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 1, Nov, 1857
  • While on one hand she shrunk from them with something of the repulsion which many feel toward the unsound in mind, on the other she cherished the deepest pity for them. Cited from Opening a Chestnut Burr, Edward Payson Roe
  • There is nothing economically unsound in increasing temporarily and artificially the demand for labour during a period of temporary and artificial contraction. Cited from Liberalism and the Social Problem, by Winston Spencer Churchill
  • He was not willing to be counted unsound in the faith by his brethren in Pennsylvania, and forwarded the original manuscript. Cited from Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler, by Pardee Butler
  • Obviously an asylum cannot be unsound in mind. Cited from Write It Right, by Ambrose Bierce
  • The administering of drugs in sickness is illogical in its reasoning, unsound in its theory, and pernicious in its practice. Cited from The Royal Road to Health, by C.A. Tyrrell
  • Perhaps there was something unsound in this reasoning, something sophistical; but a child is sometimes as ready as a grown-up person in finding excuses for doing that which he is inclined to do. Cited from Lavengro: the Scholar - the Gypsy - the Priest, by George Borrow
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