Shortsighted sentence examples

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  • They might have long been a bulwark between Rome and the wild hordes of the desert but for the shortsighted cupidity of Trajan, who reduced Petra and broke up the Nabataean nationality (105 A.D.).

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  • He next turned his attention to anatomy, and, being himself shortsighted, devoted his inquiries mainly to the question of vision and the formation of the eye.

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  • Weak and shortsighted as a statesman, as a man and prelate Dalberg was amiable, conscientious and large-hearted.

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  • You.re right, Kris, I can.t understand how you could turn your back on the person who needed you most and justify it with your shortsighted arrogance.

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  • Pierre, perplexed, looked round with his shortsighted eyes without obeying, and suddenly doubts arose in his mind.

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  • During these fourteen years the policy of Athens towards her maritime allies was, as we have seen, shortsighted and inconsistent.

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  • She did not know how she found the courage, but she looked straight into his handsome face as it came near to her shortsighted eyes.

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  • He was already enjoying that happiness when that little Napoleon had suddenly appeared with his unsympathizing look of shortsighted delight at the misery of others, and doubts and torments had followed, and only the heavens promised peace.

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  • In spite of shortsighted parsimony in the matter of schools, &c., and increased resources through the allocation to the municipality of a certain percentage of new state and provincial taxation, their anti-Semitic successors have been unable to avoid a deficit, and have been obliged to increase the rates.

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  • Since this shortsighted observer can view the object with the naked eye with no inconvenience to himself at 4 in.

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  • clay pigeon competition on friends stag do I am shortsighted!

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  • Nature is shortsighted, so inured to present things that we receive no light concerning things to come.

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  • shortsighted approach will mean the nation's sexual health remains unacceptably poor.

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  • shortsighted people will not die out and will continue reproducing.

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  • Britain's top public health doctors have today criticized the government for health cuts that are " recklessly shortsighted " .

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  • It also seems to me to be very shortsighted from a marketing point of view.

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  • It is difficult to believe that buyers, including retailers, can be so shortsighted.

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  • Our reluctance to invest in professional translation is extremely shortsighted.

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  • This seems slightly shortsighted of Nick JR as there are obviously a lot of parents keen to part with cash!

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  • But this shortsighted policy is criticized by Turkish historians, who censure Murad III.

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  • One can perhaps lay blame on the shortsighted policy on Iraq pursued by some of the permanent members of the Security Council.

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  • This shortsighted approach will mean the nation 's sexual health remains unacceptably poor.

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  • As a result of corrective vision instruments, shortsighted people will not die out and will continue reproducing.

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  • Britain 's top public health doctors have today criticized the government for health cuts that are " recklessly shortsighted ".

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  • This seems slightly shortsighted of Nick JR as there are obviously a lot of parents keen to part with cash !

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  • Was the grasshopper an optimist…or shortsighted?

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  • shortsighted policy on Iraq pursued by some of the permanent members of the Security Council.

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