Being Alex's sister, that seemed an unwise choice.
It was unwise to be in the forest knowing so little about it.
The state of Germany, together with the unwise behaviour of Francis I., compelled Leo X.
Except on extremely heavy soils or on shallow soils with a subsoil which it is unwise to bring upon the surface, the modern tendency is in favour of the digging plough.
It never got beyond that rehearsal; Hume, indeed, approved of the performance, only deprecating as unwise the author's preference for French; but Gibbon sided with the majority.
At the same time it should be remembered that many points await elucidation, and it is unwise to assume conclusions in advance of the evidence.
If a man is thought-free, fancy-free, imagination-free, that which is not never for a long time appearing to be to him, unwise rulers or reformers cannot fatally interrupt him.
Or, if you choose to go farther, it will not be unwise, for I have found the increase of fair bait to be very nearly as the squares of the distances.
It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon a supposition he may abuse it.
Boniface was a passionate and unwise man.
It would be unwise to go to a college without the appropriate accreditation.
Restrictions upon the taxing power, and unwise classifications of property for taxation purposes, embodied without good understanding in state constitutions, have been a primary obstacle to the development of sound systems of taxation in the several states.
All mankind fall into two classes - the wise or virtuous, the unwise or wicked - the distinction being absolute.
There will be a new law, dwelling specially upon the " external duties" required of all men, wise or unwise; and even the sufficiency of virtue for our happiness may be questioned.
An unwise foreign policy simultaneously injured the royal prestige, for Alphonso married his own niece, Joanna, daughter of Henry IV.
But the western half they handed over to an unwise thegn named Ceolwulf, who bought for a short space the precarious title of king by paying great tribute.
In some parts the insurrections were in favor of the sons of Harold, in others Edgar ~ltheling was acclaimed as king: and while the unwise earls Edwin and Morcar fought for their own hand, the Anglo-Danes of the East sent for Sweyn, king of Denmark, who proved of small help, for he abode but a short space in England, and went off after sacking the great abbey of Peterborough and committing other outrages.
He obtained enorn~ous sums, by the most unwise and iniquitous expedients, mainly by selling to any buyer that he could find valuable pieces of crown property, high offices and dangerous rights and privileges.
He had been wayward, unwise and occasionally revengeful; but his provocation had been great, and if few tyrants have used more violent and offensive language, few have committed such a small list of actual crimes.
Practically, however, this revolutionary aspect of the notion was kept for the most part in the background; the rational law of an ideal community was not distinguished from the positive ordinances and customs of actual society; and the " natural " ties that actually bound each man to family, kinsmen, fatherland, and to unwise humanity generally, supplied the outline on which the external manifestation of justice was delineated.
Whatever may be the command of water, it is unwise to attempt to irrigate too large a surface at once.
Incubation, however, is so difficult a thing to determine that it is unwise to lay down any positive limit.
In regard to steam, the old tower was so shaky that it was considered unwise to risk the effects of an explosion, and therefore the mercury column was removed bodily to a court in the observatory.
For the Stoics attached but slight importance to external circumstances, since only the wise man is really free, and all the unwise are slaves.
Though the army as a whole was monarchist, certain regiments had become imbued with revolutionary ideals, which were fortified by the unwise employment of soldiers and sailors for the suppression of industrial disputes.
A large number of favourable results obtained by such treatment controlled by the observation of the opsonic index have already been published, but it would be unwise at present to offer a decided opinion as to the ultimate value of the method.
But she was politically unwise, and injured their cause by her readiness to purchase foreign help at the price of English interests.
In the opinion of the commission the possession of the franchise by the Cape natives under existing conditions was sure to create in time an intolerable situation, and was an unwise and dangerous thing.
The allegiance of these prelates was bought by an unwise promise to grant all the demands of the church party, which his predecessor had denied, or conceded only in part.
But she certainly did her best to ruin her own chances by showing an unwise arrogance, and a determination toresume at once all the powers that her father had possessed.
Countless other instances of unwise bargains could be quoted.
The assassination of his nearest kinsman, a mere boy of sixteen, was as unwise as it was cruel.
Owing to the unwise and unpatriotic conduct of the barons in summoning over Louis of France to their aid, John had become in some sort the representative of national independence.
This was an unwise step. Louis was a saint, but he was also an autocratic king, and had no knowledge of the constitutional customs of England.
There was a point beyond which it was unwise to provoke the baronage or the commons, and, unlike his flighty and thriftless father, he knew where that point came.
Yet in 1325 he was unwise enough to send her over to France on an embassy to her brother Charles IV., and to allow his eldest son Edward, prince of Wales, to follow her to Paris.
Edward drifted on along the path to financial ruin till he actually went bankrupt in 1345, when he repudiated his debts, and ruined several great Italian banking houses, who had been unwise enough to continue lending him money to the last.
It was actually provoked by the unwise and unjust poll-tax of one shilling a head on all adult persons, voted by the parliament of Northampton in November 1380.
This was a piece of gratuitous cruelty, for the king, though wayward and unwise, had done nothing to justify such treatment.
Otto, meanwhile, whom he was unwise enough to trust, made peace secretly with Hugh, as it was his interest to play off his two old enemies one against the other.
His unsuccessful opposition to the commercial treaty with France in 1787 was unwise and most injurious to himself.
It is possible to learn from them more regarding the social and political condition of the period than perhaps from any other source, for they abound, not only in exposures of religious abuses, and of the prevailing corruptions of society, but in references to many varieties of social injustice and unwise customs, in racy sketches of character, and in vivid pictures of special features of the time, occasionally illustrated by interesting incidents in his own life.
On receiving this disastrous news the earl of Northumberland sued for pardon; the king was unwise enough to grant it, merely punishing him by fining him and taking all his castles out of his hands.
For some years he was constrained to take a minor part in politics, only emerging occasionally to make violent and unwise protests against peace with France.
The king by his unwise action threw power into the hands of his opponents.
He was elected to Congress in 1852, where, first as a Whig and afterwards as a Republican, he represented his district continuously until 1869, taking a prominent part in debate, and earning the name "watch-dog of the Treasury" by his consistent and vigorous opposition to extravagant and unwise appropriations.
Not only so, but in the spring of 1147 the Franks were unwise enough.
Every one was weary of the war, and many felt that it would be unwise to push Napoleon and the French nation to extremes.
ï¿½ 21 (ii.)) is that we do not need the general theorem, and that it is unwise to cultivate the habit of laying down a general law as a justification for an isolated action.
Until, however, further evidence is forthcoming in support of this syncytial theory of structure, it would be unwise to regard it as established sufficiently to constitute a serviceable working hypothesis; hence, for the time being, we must accept the assertion that the cell represents the ultimate tissue-unit.
The congress then elected Baron Surlet de Chokier to the temporary post of regent, and proceeded to considered and unwise, is shown by the fact that in ?'
It would certainly be unwise to draw a sharp boundary line between the two districts; kings of Judah could be tempted to restore the kingdom of their traditional founder, or Assyria might be complaisant towards a faithful Judaean vassal.