Inaction sentence example

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  • After seven years of inaction, however, this imperial rescript was pitched in a far lower key.
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  • However, total head-in-the-sand inaction wasn't possible.
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  • We cannot assume that the fluctuations in wages were due to the action or inaction of magistrates without the most careful examination of the other influences affecting the trades.
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  • Besides these, however, we must consider the protection of the whole body from injury caused by (a) inaction, or (b) overaction, or (c) weakness of any one of its parts.
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  • Bolivar was entrusted with the command of the important post of Puerto Cabello, but not being supported he had to evacuate the place; and owing to the inaction of Miranda the Spaniards recovered their hold over the country.
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  • In October 1865 Lord Palmerstons rule, which had been characterized by six years of ~olitical inaction at home and by constant disturbanCe abroad, w~s terminated by his Lord death.
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  • With the Middle Stoa we enter upon a period at first of comparative inaction, afterwards of internal reform.
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  • It has been insinuated both by contemporary and by later critics that being disappointed at his loss of popularity, and convinced of the impossibility of co-operating with his colleagues, he exaggerated his malady as a pretext for the inaction that was forced upon him by circumstances.
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  • The inaction of Maximilian at this time is explained by the condition of affairs in Hungary, where the death of king Matthias Corvinus had brought about a struggle for this throne.
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  • Gouldsbury on a mission to Eastern Akim, Juabin and Kumasi, to repair the effects of the previous inaction of the colonial government, but without success.
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  • The Romans profited by this inaction to push on the siegeworks, without provoking resistance by actual assaults until the very end.
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  • Aurelian's restless spirit was not long able to endure a life of inaction in the city.
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  • But on the 4th of February Blucher, chafing at this inaction, obtained the permission of his own sovereign to transfer his line of operations to the valley of the Marne; Pahlen's corps of Cossacks were assigned to him to cover his left and maintain communication with the Austrians.
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  • Finally, after months of inaction, Ibrahim began once more his systematic devastation of the country.
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  • Gordon made strenuous efforts towards crushing the slave trade, but their endeavours were largely thwarted by the inaction of the authorities at Khartum.
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  • The Meerut troops, at last roused from their inaction, joined Barnard on the 7th of June, after a successful affair with the mutineers, and the next day the action of Badli-ki-Serai enabled the British force to occupy the famous Ridge, which they never abandoned till the final assault.
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  • After a short period of inaction, when it seemed as if the change might be for the worse, England and France summoned up courage to look the situation boldly in the face, and, in November 1879, re-established the Dual Control in the persons of Major Baring and M.
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  • This was refused, and the A British inaction of the colonial office contributed to the reconsolidation of the Ashanti power.
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  • Before the convention met, the freestate party, abandoning its policy of political inaction, captured the Territorial legislature.
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  • After this there was a period of comparative inaction, though during it the French were driven from the bridges at Urdains and Cambo.
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  • Then during the first day spent in inaction and solitude (he tried several times to fix his attention on the masonic manuscripts, but was unable to do so) the idea that had previously occurred to him of the cabalistic significance of his name in connection with Bonaparte's more than once vaguely presented itself.
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  • Its inaction on the first day of the disastrous second battle of Bull Run led to the general's subsequent disgrace; but it made a splendid fight on the second day to save the army from complete rout, and subsequently shared in the Antietam campaign.
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  • After a period of inaction war between the two countries again became imminent in 1209; but a peace was made at Norham, and about three years later another amicable arrangement was reached.
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  • The mayor of Venice sent a firm and dignified protest to the government for its inaction, and the people of Liguria raised a large subscription in favor of the troops, in recognition of their gallantry and admirable discipline during the troubles.
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  • On this bloody sabbath the priests showed a devotion to their worship which matched the inaction of the fighting men.
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  • The risks of continued inaction were simply too high.
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  • Again, his inaction during those memorable twelve years (1401-1413) when the Turkish empire, after the collapse at Angora (1402), seemed about to be swallowed up by " the great wolf " Tamerlane, was due entirely to the malice of the Holy See, which, enraged at his endeavours to maintain the independence of the Magyar church against papal aggression (the diet of 1404, on Sigismund's initiative, had declared bulls bestowing Magyar benefices on foreigners, without the royal consent, pernicious and illegal), saddled him with a fresh rebellion and two wars with Venice, resulting ultimately in the total loss of Dalmatia (c. 1430).
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  • The subjects are: (1) Years past no;longer ours; (2) Man a sojourner on earth; (3) Advantage of frequent contemplation of eternity; (4) Preparation for judgment by such contemplation; (5) The good man not desirous of talking; (6) Abstinence, and its distinction from the prohibition to take life; (7) Selfexamination and self-reproof inconsistent with inaction; (8) Future reward and punishment; (9) Prying into futurity hastens calamity; (ro) Wealth with covetousness more wretched than poverty with contentment.
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  • excuse for inaction.
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  • Other asbestos widows condemned government inaction, saying that if action had been taken sooner their husbands would not have died.
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  • If leaders must take responsibility for these terrible failures, then so must those who always urge inaction.
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  • She had gone home to sulk causing, in her mind, Fred to suffer hours of grief and agony from her selfish inaction.
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  • Lauriston, at the head of the column, had been sharply engaged on the 19th, but had spent the 20th in calculated inaction.
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  • Consumer groups however expressed some concern that weighing costs and benefits might be used as a pretext to justify inaction.
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  • Bertie Charles, aged 27, was killed inaction in Belgium on 9th May 1915.
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  • She spoke in a soft, then abruptly she went by in dreary inaction.
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  • There was a stunning contrast between the UN's rhetoric and their almost total inaction.
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  • The actor's reaction & tears are compared by Hamlet to his own inaction.
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  • They were incensed by the UN's complete inaction initially to defend the result of the referendum it had organized.
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  • So the question must be asked: is such inaction culpable negligence?
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  • inaction on this issue.
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  • inaction on the part of the pursuers still more unbearable.
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  • inaction on terrorism new agent through.
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  • In terms of the scandal of government inaction in the prisoner release affair, one thing is clear: Charles Clarke must go.
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  • As a result of police inaction, the gunmen were able to get away in the direction of the Afghan border.
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  • To fear in such circumstances is understandable and even desirable, provided that fear does not paralyze us with inaction.
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  • Remember, inaction, like that of shifting your mindset, or deciding not to engage in conflict, is every bit as powerful as saying or doing something.
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  • He has hosted the Academy Awards twice, and is the co-author of two books, America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction and Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race.
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  • I did love the fact you had lots to do during the mission, but at times there were gaps of inaction between checkpoints that wasted my time.
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  • As an added bonus, you'll be pleasantly surprised to find out just how easy it is to keep up with RSVPs when you use an electronic inaction that can be sent via email.
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  • "A robot may not injure a human, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
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  • inaction in the face of this global crisis are enormous.
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  • dreary inaction.
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  • inaction of the authorities at Khartoum.
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  • Encouraged by leading suffragettes, some women were driven to protest against this inaction.
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