Pericles himself led out a fleet against the seceders and, after winning a first engagement, unwisely divided his armament and allowed one squadron to be routed.
But he reluctantly, and most unwisely, allowed himself to be entangled in the scandalous family quarrel between Frederick, prince of Wales, and his parents.
The feast of Ramazan hereupon occurring, the grand vizier unwisely allowed his own troops to disperse.
The Free Staters were practically bound, under the offensive and defensive alliance, in case hostilities arose with Great Britain, either to denounce the policy to which they had so unwisely been secretly party, or to throw in their lot with the Transvaal.
After this Denmark, unwisely, but not unnaturally, threw herself into the arms of Napoleon and continued to be his faithful ally till the end of the war.
But in February the Greeks revolted in Thrace, relying on the assistance of John (Kaloyan), king of Bulgaria, whose overtures of alliance had been unwisely rejected by the emperor.
Simon de Montfort and his friends were put in an awkward position by this decision, to which they had so unwisely committed themselves.
For the victorious faction, naturally but unwisely, took all power for themselves, and filled every sheriffdorn, castellany and judicial office with their own firm friends.
The Whig leaders unwisely took up the challenge and impeached Sacheverell.
On the 6th of May 1882 Lord Spencer made his entry into Dublin, and on the evening of the same day Lord Frederick, unwisely allowed to walk home alone with Burke, the undersecretary to the Irish government, was murdered with his companion in Phoenix Park.
Half an acre of land went with the cottage, and by a later act this was unwisely extended to one acre.
"I wonder if Alex reminded me it was his money because he thinks I spend it unwisely," Carmen mused aloud.
On the other hand he unwisely rejected the results of the observations for latitude made by Pytheas in 326 B.C. at his native town, Massilia, and during a subsequent voyage to northern Europe.