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deplorable Sentence Examples

  • The deplorable events of 1841 were reenacted in 1879.

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  • The most deplorable weakness of Paul was his nepotism.

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  • Within a short period very deplorable results began to show themselves.

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  • The condition of the currency of Japan was at that time deplorable, and national bankruptcy threatened.

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  • Cobden had spoken with great fervour of the deplorable suffering and distress which at that time prevailed in the country, for which, he added, he held Sir Robert Peel, as the head of the government, responsible.

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  • All around the coast the diminution in the numbers of the remaining species of terns is no less deplorable than demonstrable.

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  • At the beginning of Henrys reigh the church all over Europe was in a deplorable condition.

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  • After the assault, some deplorable excesses were committed by the victorious troops.

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  • During the queen's reign the political condition of the country was deplorable; there were frequent rebellions, many of the distant provinces were desolated by barbarous wars; and for some years all Europeans were excluded, and foreign commerce almost ceased.

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  • The deplorable physical condition of Alexius's immediate successor, Theodore III.

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  • The viceroy Said, who made a rapid tour through the Sudan in 1857, found it in a deplorable condition.

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  • I decided that there was no reason, except my deplorable ignorance of the great facts that underlie our physical existence.

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  • In 1772 the necessities of Fredericks position compelled him to join Russia and Austria in the deplorable partition of Poland, whereby he gained West Prussia exclusive of Danzig Partition..

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  • Its worst effects were seen upon the light land farms of England, and so deplorable was the position that a royal commission on agricultural depression was appointed in September of that year under the chairmanship of Mr Shaw Lefevre (afterwards Lord Eversley).

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  • During this period the condition of affairs on the eastern frontier was deplorable, the government being unable or unwilling to afford protection to the farmers from the depredations of the Kaffirs.

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  • Although his harsh measures aroused some irritation, the count did something to rid the land of the Swedes and to mitigate its many evils; but its condition was still very deplorable when George William died at Konigsberg on the 1st of December 16 4 0, leaving an only son, Frederick William.

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  • Internally, however, things were in their usually deplorable state owing to the suspicion, jealousy and parsimony of the estates of the realm.

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  • Ambition and cupidity were the source of the most deplorable abuses in the Roman Church.

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  • at Wittstock; and Saxony, ravaged impartially by both sides,, was soon in a deplorable condition.

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  • The transfer was marked by the removal of the prohibition of the sale of alcoholic liquors to the natives, and the free trade in intoxicants which followed had most deplorable results among the Kaffir tribes.

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  • The very laws which were made during successive reigns for protecting the tillers of the soil from spoil are the best proofs of the deplorable state of the husbandman."' In the r7th century those laws were made which paved the way for an improved system of agriculture in Scotland.

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  • The condition of his subjects was deplorable, and if Cesare's rule in Romagna was an improvement on that of the local tyrants, the people of Rome have seldom been more oppressed than under the Borgia.

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  • As Hector Boece, " that pillar of falsehood," dubbed these presbyters " Culdees," " the pure Culdee," a blameless presbyterian, almost prehistoric, has been claimed as the ancestor of Scottish presbyterianism; and episcopacy has been regarded as a deplorable innovation.

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  • This is perfectly true, and from the time of Malherbe dates that great and deplorable falling off of French poetry in its more poetic qualities, which was not made good till 1830.

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  • The style found no imitator; history passed from Greece to Rome in the guise of rhetoric. In Dionysius of Halicarnassus the rhetoric was combined with an extensive study of the sources; but the influence of the Greek rhetoricians upon Roman prose was deplorable from the standpoint of science.

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  • In 1802 the First Consul married him to Hortense Beauharnais, a forced union which led to most deplorable results.

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  • Finance was in a deplorable state, and as controller-general he formulated a new fiscal policy, consisting of neither fresh taxation nor loans,but of retrenchment.

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  • The Allies very properly insisted that the fleet must be surrendered into their hands, but before this could take place a deplorable incident occurred in Pola harbour, the " Viribus Unitis " being blown up by an Italian mine, with a Yugoslav admiral and crew on board.

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  • Brandenburg now fell into a deplorable condition, portions were seized by neighbouring princes, and the mark itself was disputed for by various claimants.

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  • The reforms proved a failure, mainly owing to the tacit opposition of the Turkish authorities, the insufficient powers attributed to the European officials, the racial feuds and the deplorable financial situation.

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  • Still this partial divorce of himself from the record of the social and scientific activity of his time, though it may save a thinker from the deplorable evils of dispersion, moral and intellectual, accounts in no small measure for the exaggerated egoism, and the absence of all feeling for reality, which marked Comte's later days.

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  • If the danger of French invasion was a reality, it was so mainly owing to the deplorable condition of Ireland, where the The Act natural disaffection of the Roman Catholic majority of Union of the populationdeprived of political and many with d social rights, and exposed to the insults and oppression ft an of a Protestant minority corrupted by centuries of ascendancyinvited the intervention of a foreign enemy.

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  • When Bonaparte addressed the Ancients, he lost his self-possession and made a deplorable figure.

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  • When Frederick William, the " Great Elector," became ruler of Brandenburg in 16 4 0 he found the country in a very deplorable condition.

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  • In 882 he became sole king owing to his brother's death, but the kingdom was in a very deplorable condition, and his power was very circumscribed.

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  • It is seldom in the worlds history that a hollow legal device such as this has had such long enduring and deplorable results.

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  • This diocese, and indeed the whole of Bavaria, was then disturbed by the feud between the Welfs and the Hohenstaufen, and the church was in a deplorable condition; but a great improvement was brought about by the new bishop in both ecclesiastical and secular matters.

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  • 1618), Sir Thomas Gates and Sir George Somers, the new authorities, reached Jamestowri at last with 150 men, but finding things in such a deplorable state all agreed (June ro, 1610) to give up the effort to found a colony on the James and set sail for Newfoundland.

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  • III), " The most deplorable corruption of Vishnu-worship at the present day is that which has covered the temple walls with indecent sculptures, and filled its innermost sanctuaries with licentious rites".

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  • So formidable did he appear to them for the moment that they took the deplorable step olinviting the foreign foe to join in the struggle.

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  • Paul of Samosata represented the high-water mark of Christian speculation; and it is deplorable that the fanaticism of his own and of succeeding generations has left us nothing but a few scattered fragments of his writings.

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  • The condition of Piedmont at that time was deplorable; for wars, the exactions and devastations of the foreign soldiery, and religious antagonism between Catholics and Protestants had wrought terrible havoc. "Uncultivated," wrote the Venetian ambassador, quoted by E.

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  • of the country 0 EgyP. was deplorable; in 1842 a murrain of cattle was followed by a destructive Nile flood; in 1843 there was a plague of locusts, whole villages were depopulated.

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  • Is the idea so deplorable?

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  • But in spite of the splendours of the court, the condition of Rome became every day more deplorable.

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  • As time wore on the conditions in Metz and the surrounding camps became deplorable.

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  • " For us, therefore, Socialism without democracy is unthinkable."Kautsky had no difficulty in showing that, in consequence of this fundamental flaw, the practical results of Soviet rule were deplorable.

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  • The condition of the large barrack-hospital at Scutari was deplorable.

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  • The state of London at that date, and indeed of the whole country at large, was deplorable.

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  • I find this attitude deplorable and I, for one, am not ready to accept this.

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  • deplorable state of affairs can surely never have existed in the conduct of any war.

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  • deplorable hygiene conditions.

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  • deplorable situation does not have to arise again.

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  • deplorable behavior they've endured from partners, in Donna Rutherford's new video project.

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  • deplorable results in relation to the parable which ends with our present verse.

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  • Dixon finds the recent wave of Hollywood remakes equally deplorable on the same grounds, especially those derived from films from other national cinemas.

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  • We find the timing of this letter and invitation is absolutely deplorable, as the planning decision is imminent.

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  • The state of the Department's security was truly deplorable.

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  • Things going on today in our country are so deplorable, that up is the only way to go now.

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  • It seems curious that an SCCU trophy in this mold, however deplorable its condition, should be replaced by a wooden shield.

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  • There is the utterly deplorable Accent, which you absolutely mustnât buy.

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  • I am not a member of Sarah's family, and for you to say so I find deplorable.

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  • Today, of course, such an attitude can seem deplorable.

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  • We think exploiting a badly maimed building worker in this manner is deplorable.

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  • solitary confinement for five weeks in deplorable conditions.

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  • Had I drawn the " decent English squire " you describe, I agree the cartoon would have been rather deplorable.

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  • Except where exterminated by human agency (and this has been accomplished to a deplorable extent), the African elephant is a native of the wooded districts of the whole of Africa south of the Sahara.

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  • These deplorable results were, of course, not universally produced; there were admirable exceptions both among masters and among slaves - instances of benevolent protection on the one side and of unselfish devotion on the other; but the evil effects without doubt greatly preponderated.

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  • Segregation was the one general method of fighting the disease; but, unfortunately, it was misunderstood by the people and led to some deplorable outbreaks.

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  • He was held in solitary confinement for five weeks in deplorable conditions.

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  • Or do we view it as a sort of tax, a deplorable necessity, or an unmentionable subject?

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  • Now, the ceiling was really in deplorable condition.

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  • The disorder can cause someone to live in deplorable and tight conditions due to the clutter of the goods that the person has collected.

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  • Sadly, breeder dogs in these deplorable operations receive little to no veterinary care and are generally bred until they can produce no more.

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  • These stories often include accounts of sick, frightened and abused dogs living in deplorable conditions.

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  • Either be a hardcore Capcom fan, or a mafia movie fan in order to spend your 40 or 50 dollars.Unfortunately, the language was deplorable, the controls inconsistent, and the graphics eye-straining.

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  • This section is by far the most deplorable.

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  • The game and car physics are deplorable in Ford Racing 3.

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  • A student of Ken Masters, Sean Matsuda hates it when people compare him to the deplorable Dan Hibiki.

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