Short-sighted sentence example

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  • Never in the history of colonization has a mother country pursued so relentlessly a policy more selfish and short-sighted.

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  • His Eastern policy was singularly short-sighted.

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  • Assyria and Damascus would realize the recuperative power of the latter, and would perceive the danger of the short-sighted policy of Joash.

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  • The issue of this conflict was determined less by any intrinsic superiority on the part of her enemies than by the blunders committed by a people unable to carry out a consistent foreign policy on its own initiative, and served since Pericles by none but selfish or short-sighted advisers.

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  • Concave lenses should never be used for work within the far point; but they may be used in all cases to improve distant vision, and in very short-sighted persons to remove the far point so as to enable fine work such as sewing or reading to be done at a convenient distance.

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  • In 1866 the AustroPrussian War broke out, and many short-sighted people War.

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  • The cause Of this anachronism has been the failure of intuitive realism and the domination of idealism, which makes short-sighted men suppose that at all events they must begin with the psychology and the psychological idealism of the day, in the false hope that on the sands of psychological idealism they may build a house of metaphysical realism.

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  • He was an eloquent speaker, and master of many subjects; and his proved royalism made it impossible for the ultra-Royalists to discredit him, much as they resented his consistent opposition to their short-sighted violence.

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  • The short-sighted policy of the amir Abdur Rahman in discouraging imports doubtless affected the balance, nor did his affectation of ignoring the railway between New Chaman and Kila Abdulla (on the Peshin side of the Khojak) conduce to the improvement of trade.

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  • Whilst it can never (in the absence of any great mineral wealth) develop into a wealthy country, it can at least support its own population; and it would, but for the short-sighted trade policy of Abdur Rahman, certainly have risen to a position of respectable solvency.

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  • The rapid and signal downfall of the Dutch colonial empire is to be explained by its short-sighted commercial policy.

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  • He delivered his long series of Philippics at Rome, and kept up a correspondence with the various provincial governors and commanders, all short-sighted and selfish, and several of them half-hearted, endeavouring to keep each man in his place and to elaborate a common plan of operations.

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  • God himself gives short-sighted man a lesson.

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  • Thus by Louis XI.s short-sighted error the house of Austria established itself in the Low Countries.

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  • Her refusal of the sacraments to those who would not accept the bull Unigenitus (1746) was exploited in the eyes of the masses, as in those of more enlightened people was her selfish and short-sighted resistance to the financial plans of Machault.

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  • A naked short-sighted eye, which would be corrected for distant objects by a spectacle glass of - Io diopters, may approach the object up to about 4 in.

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  • In person he is said to have been "red, bald and short-sighted," but with good features and a pleasing countenance.

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  • Your psychosis, depressions, murderous impulses, short sighted narrow minded and utterly primitive barbarism is tearing into me.

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  • This is a terribly short-sighted solution, notwithstanding the problem of radioactive waste disposal.

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  • It would be short-sighted for any health care professional to assume that, once on prescribed methadone, all users are stabilized.

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  • Around 5 million people in the UK are short-sighted and of these, about 200,000 have what's called high-degree myopia.

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  • It seems short sighted to insist the everyone should buy native hardware.

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  • Born in a drapers shop, this great administrator always preserved its narrow horizon, its short-sighted imagination, its taste for detail, and the conceit of the parvenu; while with his insinuating ways, and knowing better than Fouquet how to keep his distance, he made himself indispensable by his savoir-faire and his readiness for every emergency.

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  • Very short sighted people may need to remove their distance glasses to see money in their hands.

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  • Their short-sighted thinking will cost the stores more than a few sales.

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  • Focusing only on managing for maximum return on investment is a very short-sighted approach to operating a business that all too often results in unethical business practices.

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