Blundering sentence example
- Very careful statesmanship might mean permanent dominion on the Baltic shore, but there was not much margin Christina, for blundering.
- Politicians almost invariably show blundering ineptitude when running the economy.
- So great was the confidence in Franklin in this emergency that early in 1756 the governor of Pennsylvania placed him in charge of the north-western frontier of the province, with power to raise troops, issue commissions and erect blockhouses; and Franklin remained in the wilderness for over a month, superintending the building 1 The meeting between Franklin, the type of the shrewd, cool provincial, and Braddock, a blustering, blundering, drinking British soldier, is dramatically portrayed by Thackeray in the 9th chapter of The Virginians.
- First-contact stories were popular for a time, with a theme of humanity blundering into contact with a species we are unable to understand being prevalent.
- In 1812 and 1813 Kutuzov was openly accused of blundering.Advertisement
- Lisa hesitated, afraid of blundering further, but why did he need a sitter when his mother lived in the house?
- Athens had the prize within her grasp, and she lost it wholly through the persistent dilatoriness and blundering of Nicias (q.v.).
- Katie had forgiven his inexperienced blundering, but as she had grown closer to Alex, she had drifted further from Carmen.
- Some of the finest treasures of Saracenic art in Tunisia are in Kairawan; but the city suffered greatly from the vulgarization which followed the Turkish conquest, and also from the blundering attempts of the French to restore buildings falling into ruin.
- The book is also interesting as having appeared on the borderland between the medieval and the modern school of natural history, avoiding the uncritical blundering of the old Encyclopaedists, without entering on the technical and analytic character of the opening age of separate monographs.Advertisement