unsound mind

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  • Many insisted she was of unsound mind, at least at the time of her act.
  • His death certificate describes him as of being of independent means but unsound mind.
  • 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
  • Both of them regarded Zoellner at the time as of more or less unsound mind. Cited from Investigation of Modern Spiritualism, by The Seybert Commission
  • 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.
  • He was declared to be suffering from an unsound mind, brain deterioration and loss of memory.
  • 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)
  • 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
  • The doctor also said that only an unsound mind would dump the bodies close to his home when his plan was to distract the police.
  • He had already in 1798 been declared to have been of an "unsound mind".
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