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hasty Sentence Examples

  • She beat a hasty retreat down the hallway, and paused breathlessly in the middle of her bedroom.

  • She raised her face to look at him and caught Sarah and Connie making a hasty exit from the room.

  • "I'll get the car started," Howie said as he beat a hasty retreat outside, thereby ducking any chance of interrogation and leaving behind four bewildered minds, seething with curiosity.

  • A man, not the usual wimpy social lady, was the culprit who organized the hasty departure.

  • Following a host of we-should-have-known-better's, the Deans realized there was a silver lining in Pumpkin's hasty departure.

  • While the old gent's hasty departure was out of character, his rapid exit caused the Deans no concern.

  • As soon as Dean said it, he realized he had been a little too hasty with his request.

  • She took another hasty step back as he grabbed it once more.

  • Fred, who had tagged along, beat a hasty retreat downstairs, making the excuse of a trip to the library.

  • They too beat a hasty departure for the downstairs.

  • Fred O'Connor beat a hasty retreat out the back door, looking like the Pied Piper with Donnie and Martha tagging behind, the Annie Quincy notebook under his arm.

  • The others beat a hasty retreat as soon as they learned there were no fatalities, finally leaving Dean and his wife alone, with only Janet obliviously scrubbing away somewhere above.

  • He hated all this emotional nonsense, and had it been anyone but Sarah, he would have made a hasty retreat and stayed away until the waterworks passed.

  • I'm asking you not to make a hasty decision.

  • Before Dean could answer, Mayer returned and Rudman beat a hasty retreat to his cubby hole.

  • "My king," the boy said with a hasty bow.

  • The warrior hauled her to him and released her with a hasty bow.

  • In his other: the sticky note on which she'd written her hasty resignation.

  • A too hasty occupation by Canadian officials and settlers led to the rebellion of the Metis under Louis Riel, a native leader.

  • A code of instructions for the guidance of church courts when engaged in cases of discipline is in general use, and bears witness to the extreme care taken not only to have things done decently and in order, but also to prevent hasty, impulsive and illogical procedure in the investigation of charges of heresy or immorality.

  • Impatient of control and hasty in action, he was no match for his crafty and plotting adversary, Louis XI.

  • the dykes were cut, and Don Frederick, fearing for his communications, beat a hasty retreat (August).

  • After a hasty consecration he was forced to take refuge with a friendly noble by the faction of Pierleoni, who was elected pope under the name of Anacletus II.

  • Universal suffrage he rejected as tending "very much to anarchy," spoke against the hasty abolition of either the monarchy or the Lords, and refused entirely to consider the abstract principles brought into the debate.

  • Alva then advanced to meet the invaders with a large army, and at Jemmingen (July 21), with very slight loss, annihilated the levies of Louis, who himself escaped by swimming from the field across an estuary of the Ems. He now joined the army of his brother William, which had in October to beat a hasty retreat before Alva's superior skill.

  • While he must beware of hasty speech, he has often to plead that new knowledge does not really threaten faith; or that it is not genuinely established knowledge at all; or else, that faith has mistaken its own grounds, and will gain strength by concentrating on its true field.

  • The critical investigation of these records is the indispensable prelude to all serious biblical study, and hasty or sweeping deductions from monumental or archaeological evidence, or versions compiled promiscuously from materials of distinct origin, are alike hazardous.

  • 1-9).3 His hasty flight - without food and weapon - suggests that the narrative should follow upon xix.

  • As poet-laureate, his occasional verses did not escape adverse criticism; his hasty poem in praise of the Jameson Raid in 1896 being a notable instance.

  • It is merely a hasty compilation intended to stand side by side with the Getica.2 2.

  • And thus the hasty pamphlet of a half-educated Gothic monk has been forced into prominence, almost into rivalry with the finished productions of the great writers of classical antiquity.

  • Cuvier seems to have acquiesced in the corrections of his views made by Geoffroy, and attempted no rejoinder; but the attentive and impartial student of the discussion will see that a good deal was really wanting to make the latter's reply effective, though, as events have shown, the former was hasty in the conclusions at which he arrived, having trusted too much to the first appearance of centres of ossification, for, had his observations in regard to other birds been carried on with the same attention to detail as in regard to the fowl, he would certainly have reached some very different results.

  • He hastened to propitiate the former by a donative of twice the usual amount, and excused his hasty acceptance of the throne to the senate by alleging the impatient zeal of the soldiers and the necessity of an imperator for the welfare of the state.

  • A charming style, a vivid fancy, exhaustive research, were not to be expected from a hard-worked barrister; but he must certainly be held responsible for the frequent plagiarisms, the still more frequent inaccuracies of detail, the colossal vanity which obtrudes on almost every page,'the hasty insinuations against the memory of the great departed who were to him as giants, and the petty sneers which he condescends to print against his own contemporaries, with whom he was living from day to day on terms of apparently sincere friendship.

  • During the 12th and 13th centuries there were continued disturbances, petty wars, and hasty reconciliations between Florence and Siena, until in1254-1255a more binding peace and alliance was concluded.

  • Now began a period of hasty measures and reckless decrees.

  • The fact warns us against drawing hasty inductions as to relative dates from style and execution.

  • As a literary composition they do not rank very high, which may be due partly to the author's years, partly to the inequality of his sources, sometimes superabundant, sometimes defective, partly perhaps to the somewhat hasty condensation of his original draft.

  • Holding that chemistry had not attained the rank of a science - his lectures dealt with the "effects of heat and mixture" - he had an almost morbid horror of hasty generalization or of anything that had the pretensions of a fully fledged system.

  • However crude and hasty this critical investigation, it helped to direct philosophic reflection to the unity of mind, and so to develop the post-Kantian line of speculation.

  • Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson left Malta in March 1889, and was succeeded by Sir Gerald Strickland (Count Della Catena), who lost no time in pushing, and carrying with a rapidity that was considered hasty, reforms that had been retarded for years.

  • Sending, therefore, hasty orders to the 5th and 6th cavalry divisions to concentrate to the west of Marsla-Tour, the prince ordered them from there to sweep round on the right rear of the French army.

  • His reputation does not rest on his numerous editions, often hasty or even made to booksellers' orders, but in his remarks, especially his conjectures.

  • His corrections are often hasty and false, but a surprisingly large proportion of them have since received confirmation from MSS.

  • A man of decisive action when his mind was made up on any given question, his very decisiveness sometimes gave the impression that his judgments were hasty.

  • She misled even Zeus to take a hasty oath, whereby Heracles became subject to Eurystheus.

  • In 1609 he caused the prince of Conde to marry Charlotte de Montmorency, whom shortly of ter Conde was obliged to save from the king's persistent gallantry by a hasty flight, first to Spain and then to Italy.

  • The Senate was intended to play the part of an organ of supervision, so as to act as a preventive of too hasty or too loosely drawn-up legislation.

  • For the most part, the Arab tribes have been reluctant to avail themselves of their new powers, and where they have done so the hasty reversal of the traditions of centuries has proved demoralizing to the natives, without any sufficient equivalent in the way of healthy French colonization.

  • Regarded merely as a criticism of the notions with which scientific interpretation proceeds, these writings have still importance and might have achieved more had they been untainted by the tendency to hasty, ill-considered, a priori anticipations of nature.

  • At Green Spring, near Jamestown Island, Lafayette boldly attacked his antagonist on the 6th of July, but had to save himself by a hasty retreat.

  • His chief defect was an over-sensitiveness, leading to peevish and unreasonable behaviour in his private and official relations, to hasty and unbalanced judgments of persons and things that had given him annoyance, and to a despondency and discouragement which frustrated the great good he might have effected as a philosophic critic of public affairs.

  • 1022, the proposal for an Anglo-French treaty of defence led to Briand's hasty return to Paris to answer interpellations with regard to his policy in the Chamber, and to his sudden resignation on Jan.

  • Lastly, though the personal idealists are right in rejecting the hypothesis of one mind, they are too hasty in supposing that the hypothesis is useless for idealistic purposes.

  • While the French were marching on Naples there arose a hostile coalition which compelled them to beat a hasty retreat - the Holy League of March 1495.

  • Garfield, the necessity of conciliating the defeated faction led to the hasty acceptance of Arthur for the second place on the ticket.

  • But he was too hasty and overbearing.

  • Here as elsewhere in his dominions his intentions were excellent, but his reforming zeal outran discretion, and his hasty and self-opinionated interferences with treaty rights and traditional privileges ended in provoking opposition and disaster.

  • Henry the Proud was confident that he would succeed Lothair, who had died on his return from Italy in December 1137; but, by a hasty and irregular election, Conrad of Hohen~~7irad staulen, duke of Franconia, was chosen king in March 1138.

  • Elba (March 5), it remained a mere sketch, the hasty output of a few hurried sessions, of which the elaboration was reserved for the future.

  • The Cave report showed that Egypt suffered from the ignorance, dishonesty, waste and extravagance of the East and from the vast expense caused by hasty and inconsiderate endeavours to adopt the civilization of the West.

  • 14), made a hasty exit from a bath in Ephesus on learning that Cerinthus was within.

  • The general, Warenne, was old and feeble, Cressingham was hasty and confident; counsels were confused, the manner of attack was rash, and the rout was sanguinary.

  • Prince Charles was left in neglect and obscurity; till, unchecked by Murray, relying on hasty Jacobite promises brought by him, and encouraged by the French victory of Fontenoy, he started with seven companions for the west highland coast on the 21st of July 1745.

  • Too little is known of the north as a factor in Palestinian development to allow hasty inferences, but it is certainly noteworthy, at all events, that the names Amor and Hatti appear to move downwards, and that " Hittite " is applied to Palestine and Philistia by the Assyrians, and to Hebron in the Old Testament, and that Ezekiel (xvi.

  • W.) was brought into closer relations with the colonial churches than Tait was; but the healthy development of the Lambeth Conferences on the lines of mutual counsel rather than of a hasty quasi-synodic action was largely due to him.

  • In England, after receiving such modifications - attributed to Burke - as adapted it to the purposes of the opposition, this pamphlet ran through many editions, and procured for its author, as he said, "the honour of having his name inserted in a long list of proscriptions enrolled in a bill of attainder commenced in one of the two houses of parliament, but suppressed in embryo by the hasty course of events."

  • An inclination to hasty measures of war and an unwillingness to observe treaties among the democratic towns of Swabia were largely responsible for the 1 G.

  • The first blunder of the Hats was the hasty and ill-advised war with Russia.

  • When attacked they broke up, as it seemed, in hasty and complete flight, and having thus led the hostile army to break its formation, they themselves rapidly reformed and renewed the assault.

  • Nevertheless, as in a campaign the general's plan may be spoiled by too hasty or too eager action on the part of some of his troops, so the defensive arrangement carried to excess may prove injurious or fatal to the organism.

  • General Daza, who should have cooperated with Buendia, turned back, on receiving news of the Peruvian defeat, and led the Bolivian troops to Tacna in a hasty and somewhat disorderly retreat.

  • Founded on faulty experiments and reasoning, the views he expressed were either ignored or ridiculed; and it was long before he bitterly regretted the temerity with which he had published his hasty generalizations.

  • Foxe based his accounts of the martyrs partly on authentic documents and reports of the trials, and on statements received direct from the friends of the sufferers, but he was too hasty a worker and too violent a partisan to produce anything like a correct or impartial account of the mass of facts with which he had to deal.

  • Outram considered the terms of this proclamation dangerously severe, and Lord Ellenborough, president of the board of control, thus criticized it in a hasty despatch, the publication of which necessitated his own resignation.

  • The ranks of his thegnhood and house-carles had, been thinned by the slaughter of Stamford Bridge, and their place was but indifferently supplied by the hasty levies of London, \Vessex and the Home Counties.

  • Fortunately the young king to whom Stephens battered crown now fell was energetic and capable, if somewhat self~ willed and hasty.

  • The most astounding instance of his success is that in 1210 he found leisure for a hasty expedition.

  • Though not destitute of good impulses Lancaster was hasty, improvident and obstinate; he was unfortunate in his choice of friends, for he allied himself to all his fathers unscrupulous dependents.

  • For some hasty words, amplified by the doubtful evidence of treacherous retainers,, ,~t together with a foolish charge of dabbling with astro~t~e ~n logers, the heir of the royal line ~ Thomas of Woodstock duke of had been tried and executed with scandalous haste.

  • Hasty judgment, bias, absence of an a priori " indifference " to what the evidence may in the end require us to conclude, undue regard for authority, excessive love for custom and antiquity, indolence and sceptical despair are among the states of mind marked by him as most apt to interfere with the formation of beliefs in harmony with the Universal Reason that is active in the universe.

  • His temper was irritable, and his hasty utterances exposed him to retorts which he did not readily forgive.

  • It is now necessary to cast a hasty glance over the chief divisions of myths.

  • Frontenac, bold and fearless, sent a defiant answer to the hostile admiral, and handled so vigorously the forces he had collected as completely to repulse the enemy, who in their hasty retreat left behind a few pieces of artillery on the Beauport shore.

  • Thus, while far-reaching but hasty generalizations have had their day and been forgotten, his work has proved permanent, because he made sure of its foundations.

  • The man who is hasty and nervous in temperament, who fears an occasional sting, and resents the same by viciously killing the bee that inflicts it will rarely make a good apiarist.

  • The hasty reconnaissances of Dr Wallis Budge, Professor A.

  • He escaped severe punishment only by the hasty retirement of the army from the town.

  • Unquestionably certain of his remarks indicate the view that the origin is to be sought in things-in-themselves, but against hasty misinterpretations of such remarks there are certain cautions to be borne in mind.

  • hasty analogical method of reasoning too common among mythologists.

  • She beat a hasty retreat down the hallway, and paused breathlessly in the middle of her bedroom.

  • She raised her face to look at him and caught Sarah and Connie making a hasty exit from the room.

  • "I'll get the car started," Howie said as he beat a hasty retreat outside, thereby ducking any chance of interrogation and leaving behind four bewildered minds, seething with curiosity.

  • A man, not the usual wimpy social lady, was the culprit who organized the hasty departure.

  • Following a host of we-should-have-known-better's, the Deans realized there was a silver lining in Pumpkin's hasty departure.

  • While the old gent's hasty departure was out of character, his rapid exit caused the Deans no concern.

  • As soon as Dean said it, he realized he had been a little too hasty with his request.

  • She took another hasty step back as he grabbed it once more.

  • Fred, who had tagged along, beat a hasty retreat downstairs, making the excuse of a trip to the library.

  • They too beat a hasty departure for the downstairs.

  • Fred O'Connor beat a hasty retreat out the back door, looking like the Pied Piper with Donnie and Martha tagging behind, the Annie Quincy notebook under his arm.

  • The others beat a hasty retreat as soon as they learned there were no fatalities, finally leaving Dean and his wife alone, with only Janet obliviously scrubbing away somewhere above.

  • He hated all this emotional nonsense, and had it been anyone but Sarah, he would have made a hasty retreat and stayed away until the waterworks passed.

  • I'm asking you not to make a hasty decision.

  • Before Dean could answer, Mayer returned and Rudman beat a hasty retreat to his cubby hole.

  • "My king," the boy said with a hasty bow.

  • The warrior hauled her to him and released her with a hasty bow.

  • In his other: the sticky note on which she'd written her hasty resignation.

  • She was of the opinion that sensible legislation would be welcomed across the spectrum and hasty decisions would only bring anguish.

  • Thou need na start awa sae hasty, wi bickering brattle!

  • The library committee held an emergency meeting to find a replacement but the minute book gives no reason for his hasty departure.

  • When he makes a hasty exit, the chief releases his pet polymorph to hunt the Dwarfers down.

  • But the home supporters ' cheers were soon silenced as Hasty beat fullback Rudge and brushed the paintwork with a 30-yard drive.

  • hasty to dismiss tapes for storage, Derek!

  • hasty to conclude from this that the new constitution will really tender them this opportunity in the future.

  • So astrologers are not inclined to do anything hasty.

  • Thou need na start awa sae hasty, wi bickering brattle!

  • hasty retreat with Lauren, leaving Tony to cover for him.

  • hasty pudding, in winter treacle.

  • hasty temper.

  • hasty exit into the passage that led to their rooms whence muffled laughter exploded.

  • hasty departure from Luna Lab.

  • hasty glance over his shoulder, He saw in a flash what were wrong.

  • Like Romeo, she was too hasty in rushing into marriage.

  • You have no doubt anticipated almost all I could offer from a somewhat hasty glance.

  • It turns out that I was being rather hasty.

  • Now as our fellow workers were so hasty we were bound to come out on strike.

  • Perhaps I was a little hasty in dismissing streaming video.

  • TOP SECRET - 5 - TOP SECRET I have given a very hasty review of the Pacific situation in general terms.

  • Look at it that way, and the rush to judgment after last week's Royal meeting seems hasty, to say the least.

  • This aspect causes you to make hasty, sometimes regrettable decisions.

  • Lesley Don't be too hasty in cutting back herbaceous plants.

  • As a result of both his youthful inexperience and his hasty composition the original version of The Rivals was not entirely successful.

  • In order to save the boy he must convince the other jurors to change their hasty decision.

  • They made a hasty exit into the passage that led to their rooms whence muffled laughter exploded.

  • Only the stuttering rifles ' rapid rattle Can patter out their hasty orisons.

  • We had Quaker Oats and sometimes what they call hasty pudding.

  • reconnoiter subsequent battle positions during a hasty defense.

  • We watched the owl briefly, then beat a hasty retreat, to minimize the disturbance caused to it.

  • Alex sighed, left a hasty sigil on one of the posts for Else and vaulted after him.

  • Proverbs chapter 14 (NLT) 29 Those who control their anger have great understanding; those with a hasty temper will make mistakes.

  • A too hasty occupation by Canadian officials and settlers led to the rebellion of the Metis under Louis Riel, a native leader.

  • A code of instructions for the guidance of church courts when engaged in cases of discipline is in general use, and bears witness to the extreme care taken not only to have things done decently and in order, but also to prevent hasty, impulsive and illogical procedure in the investigation of charges of heresy or immorality.

  • Speculations concerning a calculus of reasoning had at different times occupied Boole's thoughts, but it was not till the spring of 1847 that he put his ideas into the pamphlet called Mathematical Analysis of Logic. Boole afterwards regarded this as a hasty and imperfect exposition of his logical system, and he desired that his much larger work, An Investigation of the Laws of Thought, on which are founded the Mathematical Theories of Logic and Probabilities (1854), should alone be considered as containing a mature statement of his views.

  • Impatient of control and hasty in action, he was no match for his crafty and plotting adversary, Louis XI.

  • the dykes were cut, and Don Frederick, fearing for his communications, beat a hasty retreat (August).

  • After a hasty consecration he was forced to take refuge with a friendly noble by the faction of Pierleoni, who was elected pope under the name of Anacletus II.

  • Universal suffrage he rejected as tending "very much to anarchy," spoke against the hasty abolition of either the monarchy or the Lords, and refused entirely to consider the abstract principles brought into the debate.

  • Alva then advanced to meet the invaders with a large army, and at Jemmingen (July 21), with very slight loss, annihilated the levies of Louis, who himself escaped by swimming from the field across an estuary of the Ems. He now joined the army of his brother William, which had in October to beat a hasty retreat before Alva's superior skill.

  • Hasty writers who Their forget the existence of the eastern Rome are apt to claim for the Saracens of Bagdad, or more commonly for those of Cordova, a monopoly of science and art at some time not very clearly defined by dates.

  • While he must beware of hasty speech, he has often to plead that new knowledge does not really threaten faith; or that it is not genuinely established knowledge at all; or else, that faith has mistaken its own grounds, and will gain strength by concentrating on its true field.

  • The critical investigation of these records is the indispensable prelude to all serious biblical study, and hasty or sweeping deductions from monumental or archaeological evidence, or versions compiled promiscuously from materials of distinct origin, are alike hazardous.

  • 1-9).3 His hasty flight - without food and weapon - suggests that the narrative should follow upon xix.

  • As poet-laureate, his occasional verses did not escape adverse criticism; his hasty poem in praise of the Jameson Raid in 1896 being a notable instance.

  • It is merely a hasty compilation intended to stand side by side with the Getica.2 2.

  • And thus the hasty pamphlet of a half-educated Gothic monk has been forced into prominence, almost into rivalry with the finished productions of the great writers of classical antiquity.

  • Cuvier seems to have acquiesced in the corrections of his views made by Geoffroy, and attempted no rejoinder; but the attentive and impartial student of the discussion will see that a good deal was really wanting to make the latter's reply effective, though, as events have shown, the former was hasty in the conclusions at which he arrived, having trusted too much to the first appearance of centres of ossification, for, had his observations in regard to other birds been carried on with the same attention to detail as in regard to the fowl, he would certainly have reached some very different results.

  • The progress of this war, the peace hastily patched up, the equally hasty alliance and its consequences, being matters of Chinese history, are treated in the article China.

  • He hastened to propitiate the former by a donative of twice the usual amount, and excused his hasty acceptance of the throne to the senate by alleging the impatient zeal of the soldiers and the necessity of an imperator for the welfare of the state.

  • The scanty traces which remain have not been systematically excavated except in the neighbourhood of the Dipylon; the discovery of sepulchral tablets built into the masonry illustrates the statement of Thucydides with regard to the employment of such material in the hasty construction of the walls.

  • A charming style, a vivid fancy, exhaustive research, were not to be expected from a hard-worked barrister; but he must certainly be held responsible for the frequent plagiarisms, the still more frequent inaccuracies of detail, the colossal vanity which obtrudes on almost every page,'the hasty insinuations against the memory of the great departed who were to him as giants, and the petty sneers which he condescends to print against his own contemporaries, with whom he was living from day to day on terms of apparently sincere friendship.

  • During the 12th and 13th centuries there were continued disturbances, petty wars, and hasty reconciliations between Florence and Siena, until in1254-1255a more binding peace and alliance was concluded.

  • Those who maintain that all these forms of synthesis are hasty and superficial stand by the conviction that the right philosophic attitude is to accept provisionally the main distinctions of common sense, above all the distinction of personal and impersonal; but to press forward to the underlying unity so far as experience and reflection justify.

  • Now began a period of hasty measures and reckless decrees.

  • We want: (r) the establishment of this republic as a true republic; (2) a grondwet or constitution which shall be framed by competent persons selected by representatives of the whole people and framed on lines laid down by them - a constitution which shall be safeguarded against hasty alteration; (3) an equitable franchise law, and fair representation; (4) equality of the Dutch and English languages; (5) responsibility to the heads of the great departments of the legislature; (6) removal of religious disabilities; (7) independence of the courts of justice, with adequate and secured I remuneration of the judges; (8) liberal and comprehensive education; (9) efficient civil service, with adequate provision for pay and pension; (io) free trade in South African products.

  • The fact warns us against drawing hasty inductions as to relative dates from style and execution.

  • As a literary composition they do not rank very high, which may be due partly to the author's years, partly to the inequality of his sources, sometimes superabundant, sometimes defective, partly perhaps to the somewhat hasty condensation of his original draft.

  • Holding that chemistry had not attained the rank of a science - his lectures dealt with the "effects of heat and mixture" - he had an almost morbid horror of hasty generalization or of anything that had the pretensions of a fully fledged system.

  • However crude and hasty this critical investigation, it helped to direct philosophic reflection to the unity of mind, and so to develop the post-Kantian line of speculation.

  • Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson left Malta in March 1889, and was succeeded by Sir Gerald Strickland (Count Della Catena), who lost no time in pushing, and carrying with a rapidity that was considered hasty, reforms that had been retarded for years.

  • Sending, therefore, hasty orders to the 5th and 6th cavalry divisions to concentrate to the west of Marsla-Tour, the prince ordered them from there to sweep round on the right rear of the French army.

  • His reputation does not rest on his numerous editions, often hasty or even made to booksellers' orders, but in his remarks, especially his conjectures.

  • His corrections are often hasty and false, but a surprisingly large proportion of them have since received confirmation from MSS.

  • A man of decisive action when his mind was made up on any given question, his very decisiveness sometimes gave the impression that his judgments were hasty.

  • She misled even Zeus to take a hasty oath, whereby Heracles became subject to Eurystheus.

  • In 1609 he caused the prince of Conde to marry Charlotte de Montmorency, whom shortly of ter Conde was obliged to save from the king's persistent gallantry by a hasty flight, first to Spain and then to Italy.

  • The Senate was intended to play the part of an organ of supervision, so as to act as a preventive of too hasty or too loosely drawn-up legislation.

  • For the most part, the Arab tribes have been reluctant to avail themselves of their new powers, and where they have done so the hasty reversal of the traditions of centuries has proved demoralizing to the natives, without any sufficient equivalent in the way of healthy French colonization.

  • Regarded merely as a criticism of the notions with which scientific interpretation proceeds, these writings have still importance and might have achieved more had they been untainted by the tendency to hasty, ill-considered, a priori anticipations of nature.

  • At Green Spring, near Jamestown Island, Lafayette boldly attacked his antagonist on the 6th of July, but had to save himself by a hasty retreat.

  • His chief defect was an over-sensitiveness, leading to peevish and unreasonable behaviour in his private and official relations, to hasty and unbalanced judgments of persons and things that had given him annoyance, and to a despondency and discouragement which frustrated the great good he might have effected as a philosophic critic of public affairs.

  • 1022, the proposal for an Anglo-French treaty of defence led to Briand's hasty return to Paris to answer interpellations with regard to his policy in the Chamber, and to his sudden resignation on Jan.

  • Lastly, though the personal idealists are right in rejecting the hypothesis of one mind, they are too hasty in supposing that the hypothesis is useless for idealistic purposes.

  • While the French were marching on Naples there arose a hostile coalition which compelled them to beat a hasty retreat - the Holy League of March 1495.

  • Garfield, the necessity of conciliating the defeated faction led to the hasty acceptance of Arthur for the second place on the ticket.

  • But he was too hasty and overbearing.

  • Here as elsewhere in his dominions his intentions were excellent, but his reforming zeal outran discretion, and his hasty and self-opinionated interferences with treaty rights and traditional privileges ended in provoking opposition and disaster.

  • Henry the Proud was confident that he would succeed Lothair, who had died on his return from Italy in December 1137; but, by a hasty and irregular election, Conrad of Hohen~~7irad staulen, duke of Franconia, was chosen king in March 1138.

  • Elba (March 5), it remained a mere sketch, the hasty output of a few hurried sessions, of which the elaboration was reserved for the future.

  • The Cave report showed that Egypt suffered from the ignorance, dishonesty, waste and extravagance of the East and from the vast expense caused by hasty and inconsiderate endeavours to adopt the civilization of the West.

  • 14), made a hasty exit from a bath in Ephesus on learning that Cerinthus was within.

  • The general, Warenne, was old and feeble, Cressingham was hasty and confident; counsels were confused, the manner of attack was rash, and the rout was sanguinary.

  • Prince Charles was left in neglect and obscurity; till, unchecked by Murray, relying on hasty Jacobite promises brought by him, and encouraged by the French victory of Fontenoy, he started with seven companions for the west highland coast on the 21st of July 1745.

  • Too little is known of the north as a factor in Palestinian development to allow hasty inferences, but it is certainly noteworthy, at all events, that the names Amor and Hatti appear to move downwards, and that " Hittite " is applied to Palestine and Philistia by the Assyrians, and to Hebron in the Old Testament, and that Ezekiel (xvi.

  • W.) was brought into closer relations with the colonial churches than Tait was; but the healthy development of the Lambeth Conferences on the lines of mutual counsel rather than of a hasty quasi-synodic action was largely due to him.

  • In England, after receiving such modifications - attributed to Burke - as adapted it to the purposes of the opposition, this pamphlet ran through many editions, and procured for its author, as he said, "the honour of having his name inserted in a long list of proscriptions enrolled in a bill of attainder commenced in one of the two houses of parliament, but suppressed in embryo by the hasty course of events."

  • An inclination to hasty measures of war and an unwillingness to observe treaties among the democratic towns of Swabia were largely responsible for the 1 G.

  • "Jethart or Jeddart justice," according to which a man was hanged first and tried afterwards, seems to have been a hasty generalization from a solitary fact - the summary execution in James VI.'s reign of a gang of rogues at the instance of Sir George Home, but has nevertheless passed into a proverb.

  • The first blunder of the Hats was the hasty and ill-advised war with Russia.

  • When attacked they broke up, as it seemed, in hasty and complete flight, and having thus led the hostile army to break its formation, they themselves rapidly reformed and renewed the assault.

  • Nevertheless, as in a campaign the general's plan may be spoiled by too hasty or too eager action on the part of some of his troops, so the defensive arrangement carried to excess may prove injurious or fatal to the organism.

  • General Daza, who should have cooperated with Buendia, turned back, on receiving news of the Peruvian defeat, and led the Bolivian troops to Tacna in a hasty and somewhat disorderly retreat.

  • Founded on faulty experiments and reasoning, the views he expressed were either ignored or ridiculed; and it was long before he bitterly regretted the temerity with which he had published his hasty generalizations.

  • Foxe based his accounts of the martyrs partly on authentic documents and reports of the trials, and on statements received direct from the friends of the sufferers, but he was too hasty a worker and too violent a partisan to produce anything like a correct or impartial account of the mass of facts with which he had to deal.

  • Outram considered the terms of this proclamation dangerously severe, and Lord Ellenborough, president of the board of control, thus criticized it in a hasty despatch, the publication of which necessitated his own resignation.

  • The ranks of his thegnhood and house-carles had, been thinned by the slaughter of Stamford Bridge, and their place was but indifferently supplied by the hasty levies of London, \Vessex and the Home Counties.

  • Fortunately the young king to whom Stephens battered crown now fell was energetic and capable, if somewhat self~ willed and hasty.

  • The most astounding instance of his success is that in 1210 he found leisure for a hasty expedition.

  • Though not destitute of good impulses Lancaster was hasty, improvident and obstinate; he was unfortunate in his choice of friends, for he allied himself to all his fathers unscrupulous dependents.

  • For some hasty words, amplified by the doubtful evidence of treacherous retainers,, ,~t together with a foolish charge of dabbling with astro~t~e ~n logers, the heir of the royal line ~ Thomas of Woodstock duke of had been tried and executed with scandalous haste.

  • Hasty judgment, bias, absence of an a priori " indifference " to what the evidence may in the end require us to conclude, undue regard for authority, excessive love for custom and antiquity, indolence and sceptical despair are among the states of mind marked by him as most apt to interfere with the formation of beliefs in harmony with the Universal Reason that is active in the universe.

  • His temper was irritable, and his hasty utterances exposed him to retorts which he did not readily forgive.

  • It is now necessary to cast a hasty glance over the chief divisions of myths.

  • Frontenac, bold and fearless, sent a defiant answer to the hostile admiral, and handled so vigorously the forces he had collected as completely to repulse the enemy, who in their hasty retreat left behind a few pieces of artillery on the Beauport shore.

  • Thus, while far-reaching but hasty generalizations have had their day and been forgotten, his work has proved permanent, because he made sure of its foundations.

  • The man who is hasty and nervous in temperament, who fears an occasional sting, and resents the same by viciously killing the bee that inflicts it will rarely make a good apiarist.

  • The hasty reconnaissances of Dr Wallis Budge, Professor A.

  • He escaped severe punishment only by the hasty retirement of the army from the town.

  • Unquestionably certain of his remarks indicate the view that the origin is to be sought in things-in-themselves, but against hasty misinterpretations of such remarks there are certain cautions to be borne in mind.

  • hasty analogical method of reasoning too common among mythologists.

  • One had her form under my house all winter, separated from me only by the flooring, and she startled me each morning by her hasty departure when I began to stir--thump, thump, thump, striking her head against the floor timbers in her hurry.

  • It's in the Emperor's service... it can't be helped... one is sometimes a bit hasty on parade...

  • He knew his stubborn will and straightforward hasty temper.

  • Hardly had Rostov handed him the letter and finished explaining Denisov's case, when hasty steps and the jingling of spurs were heard on the stairs, and the general, leaving him, went to the porch.

  • "Will Your Majesty allow me to consult the colonel?" said Alexander and took a few hasty steps toward Prince Kozlovski, the commander of the battalion.

  • The head of the family, Count Ilya Rostov, continually drove about the city collecting the current rumors from all sides and gave superficial and hasty orders at home about the preparations for their departure.

  • Scouts may also be required to maintain flank contact or to reconnoiter subsequent battle positions during a hasty defense.

  • We watched the owl briefly, then beat a hasty retreat, to minimize the disturbance caused to it.

  • Alex sighed, left a hasty sigil on one of the posts for Else and vaulted after him.

  • Proverbs chapter 14 (NLT) 29 Those who control their anger have great understanding; those with a hasty temper will make mistakes.

  • We were angry and hasty because we stifled in the darkness, in a poisoned and vitiated air.

  • Determine the kind you have the budget and time for so you don't make a hasty decision.

  • In all the confusion that a hasty evacuation entails, it's all too possible that you might become separated from your pets.

  • Now is not the time to make a hasty cut.

  • Take your time and do it right - there is no point in having a beautiful and expensive tie if you are going to stress the fabric through hasty tying.

  • If your tastes are more trendy than classic, pay a hasty visit to Alight, where you'll find plenty of fashionable looks at reasonable prices.

  • At the starting line as Lakitu holds the traffic light, don't be too hasty with holding the accelerate button.

  • While a color consultation requires one extra visit to the stylist prior to your hair color makeover, try not to make any hasty decisions you may regret later in the chair.

  • A tan will also hide any embarrassing razor bumps caused by the hasty removal of body hair.

  • While there is no set length for an engagement, if you know you will not want to get married for several years, a marriage proposal may seem hasty or insincere.

  • Don't be hasty in your selection process.

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