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carelessly Sentence Examples

  • I know this letter is very carelessly written.

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  • He must have had a corrupt copy, or read very carelessly.

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  • According to Nitschmann in his Geschichte der polnischen - Litteratur - a work which has been of service in the preparation of this article - the books were transported to Russia very carelessly, and many of them injured by the way.

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  • His arms were folded across his chest, one leg thrown carelessly over the other.

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  • In default of formed bodies to fire at, the latter had for a moment ceased fire; Napoleon, riding by, half carelessly told them to reopen, and one of their first shots, directed at 2000 yards range against the mass of officers on the sky-line, mortally wounded General Moreau, who was standing by the emperor Alexander.

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  • To meet this view Butler does not content himself, as is sometimes carelessly supposed, with insisting on the natural claim to authority of the conscience which his opponent repudiated as artificial; he adds a subtle and effective argument ad hominem.

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  • Wheat well repays careful attention; contrast the produce of a carelessly tilled Russian or Indian field and the bountiful yield on a good Lincolnshire farm, the former with its average yield of 8 bushels, the latter with its 50 bushels per acre; or compare the quality, as regards the quantity and flavour of the flour from a fine sample of British wheat, such as is on sale at almost every agricultural show in Great Britain, with the produce of an Egyptian or Syrian field; the difference is so great as to cause one to doubt whether the berries are of the same species.

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  • In England this essay, which was regarded and treated as a plea for deism, made a great sensation, calling forth several replies, among others from William Whiston, Bishop Hare, Bishop Hoadly, and Richard Bentley, who, under the signature of Phileleutherus Lipsiensis, roughly handles certain arguments carelessly expressed by Collins, but triumphs chiefly by an attack on trivial points of scholarship, his own pamphlet being by no means faultless in this very respect.

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  • "Have you told them to bring the horse?" asked Telyanin, getting up and looking carelessly about him.

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  • They are on the whole carelessly made and maintained, and are liable to go badly and more or less permanently out of repair in heavy rain.

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  • The state laws for the protection of fish and shell-fish were long carelessly enforced because of the fishermen's strong feeling against them, but this sentiment has slowly, changed and enforcement has become more vigorous.

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  • owing to its imagined security, it would be carelessly guarded..

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  • When I approached carelessly and alarmed them, they made a sudden splash and rippling with their tails, as if one had struck the water with a brushy bough, and instantly took refuge in the depths.

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  • Jerome followed, often carelessly, the accounts contained in the lost work of Suetonius De Viris Illustribus, written about two centuries after the death of Lucretius; and, although it is likely that Suetonius used the information transmitted by earlier grammarians, there is nothing to guide us to the original sources.

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  • 6); siparali (shield-shaped, worn by the Shia sect); murassa, or nastalikh (ornately bound), latpati (carelessly bound) (Plate I.

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  • A fungus which may carelessly be mistaken for the mushroom is M.

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  • The rocks were slippery with half-thawed ice, and when she carelessly stepped on the edge of one, her foot slipped, wedging between two rocks.

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  • Mother's about two thousand years old; but she carelessly lost track of her age a few centuries ago and skipped several hundreds.

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  • 6 These papyri are carelessly written and do `not contain any notable variants.

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  • The diligent student, at first attracted by a company of strolling players, threw aside his studies, and plunged carelessly into gay society.

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  • Like the way his broad shoulders swayed so gracefully with each step as he strode to the corral - or the way he lounged in a doorway, coffee in one hand, one long leg thrown carelessly over the other.

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  • The market was soon flooded with carelessly made and inferior wampum, but it continued to be circulated in the remote districts of New England through the 17th century, and even into the beginning of the 18th.

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  • Taking the carelessly expressed propositions of ordinary life, they do not perceive that similar judgments are often differently expressed, e.g.

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  • Bordeaux lay against her back, one arm around her waist and one leg thrown carelessly over hers.

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  • He worked diligently at original manuscript authorities at Simancas, the Record Office and Hatfield House; but he used his materials carelessly, and evidently brought to his investigation of them a mind already made up as to their significance.

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  • But a carelessly conducted reconnaissance gave Brasidas the opportunity for a vigorous and successful sally.

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  • Carelessly holding in his stallion that was neighing and pawing the ground, eager to rejoin its fellows, he watched his squadron draw nearer.

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  • (1790) (called by the editor "the first genuine edition," because printed from the Advocates' Library text, but carelessly); Jamieson (1820); Cosmo Innes (Spalding Club, 1856); W.

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  • It was preserved in MS. during the reign of Elizabeth, and handed down in copies, many of which were carelessly made.

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  • This must be done delicately, however; if the flowers are handled carelessly, the ring could easily be lost.

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  • In style they are not quite the same: now they are brief and now diffuse: sometimes they are carelessly written, sometimes so carefully as to avoid hiatus, e.g.

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  • A cold gust of wind ripped brittle brown leaves from the limbs of old oak tree, tossing them carelessly in front of the headstone below.

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  • The thoughts of the carelessly discarded bodies he'd strewn across American were inescapable.

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  • A carelessly discarded match, a chip pan left unattended.

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  • Reports indicate that he was caught on CCTV cameras carelessly tossing sawdust on some particularly malodorous vomitus at Theydon Bois.

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  • A pair of young robins, dancing carelessly, entwined in the spirit of the calming breeze.

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  • The rucked carpet or carelessly placed rug, long toenails, no stair rail, poor footwear, poor lighting.

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  • Flowers had been pulled from the wreaths and the marker cross carelessly tossed behind some other graves.

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  • The richness of effect which the English or French architect obtained by elaborate and carefully worked mouldings was produced in Italy by the beauty of polished marbles and jewel-like mosaics - the details being mostly rather coarse and often carelessly executed.

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  • 109, p. 89 a Bekker), but his statements are such as to prove conclusively that he must have had a corrupt copy, or read very carelessly, or grossly misunderstood Clement.

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  • Of the great amount of Roman sculpture the best single piece is a head of Dionysus under the influence of wine, crowned with a wreath of ivy, his right hand thrown carelessly over his head.

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  • Among the gentlemen of the suite, Rostov noticed Bolkonski, sitting his horse indolently and carelessly.

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  • "Ah, he has found one, I think," said Ilagin carelessly.

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  • Her figure was carelessly wrapped in a loose gown, trimmed with fur; but its grace indicated its symmetry.

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  • And was her secret carelessly revealed by a clothing designer?

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  • Your casual updo can rely on tendrils and falling locks, which will make for a carelessly attractive hair style with minimal effort and expense.

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