Halfmeasures sentence example

halfmeasures
  • He was, in fact, a victim to those " halfmeasures " which Machiavelli condemns as fatal to success.
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  • Some of the enthusiasts sank into a sceptical, reactionary frame of mind; while others, with deeper convictions or capable of more lasting excitement, attributed the failure to the fact that only halfmeasures and compromises had been adopted by the government.
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  • It is, however, only fair to add that he took various halfmeasures and gave many promises which, if they had been put into execution, would have confirmed or completed the reforms inaugurated at Pisa.
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