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Its genuineness has been unreasonably suspected.
There will still be room for the scientific use of the imagination and for the creative flashes of genius.3 If, then, Bacon himself made no contributions to science, if no discovery can be shown to be due to the use of his rules, if his method be logically defective, and the problem to which it was applied one from its nature incapable of adequate solution, it may not unreasonably be asked, How has he come to be looked upon as the great leader in the reformation of modern science?
If the pay for a job sounds unreasonably high, be very cautious.
To Neolithic man, still perhaps represented by some of the more light-coloured and more regularfeatured Polynesian groups, may therefore not unreasonably be attributed these astonishing remains, which assume so many different forms according to the nature of the locality, but seem generally so out of proportion with the present restricted areas on which they stand.
wards, so that the amount of cash required for circulation on the exchange became unreasonably excessive and an annoying waste of time was entailed.
So, too, with the attempt to show that from the analogy of the present life we may not unreasonably infer that virtue and vice will receive their respective rewards and punishments hereafter; it may be admitted that virtuous and vicious acts are naturally looked upon as objects of reward or punishment, and treated accordingly, but we may refuse to allow the argument to go further, and to infer a perfect distribution of justice dependent upon our conduct here.
By his interpreters it was transformed into a theory of one soul common to all mankind, and when thus corrupted conflicted not unreasonably with the doctrines of a future life, common to Islam and Christendom.
He made haste to finish buying the horses, and often became unreasonably angry with his servant and squadron quartermaster.
When Leonardo, having received a commission for a picture, was found distilling for himself a new medium of oils and herbs before he had begun the design, the pope was convinced, not quite unreasonably, that nothing serious would come of it.
But the site is not unreasonably considered to be ancient, and the name to be derived from Vetus urbs; tombs, too, have been found in the neighbourhood, and it is not an unlikely assumption that here, as elsewhere, the medieval town occupies the Etruscan site.
In the spring of 1583 she retained enough of this saintly resignation to ask for nothing but liberty, without a share in the government of Scotland; but Lord Burghley not unreasonably preferred, if feasible, to reconcile the alliance of her son with the detention of his mother.
In 1881 The Cup and in 1882 The Promise of May, two little plays, were produced without substantial success in London theatres: the second of these is perhaps the least successful of all the poet's longer writings, but its failure annoyed him unreasonably.
accountants y also complained that the Adjudicator's Office had unreasonably refused to investigate Mr X's subsequent complaint.
barter the price down unreasonably to a wage which they cannot live on.
Do not barter the price down unreasonably to a wage which they cannot live on.
When you feel little or no inward devotion, you should especially humiliate yourself, but do not become too dejected or unreasonably sad.
interferes unreasonably with a person's enjoyment of their property.
rebutted by proof that the paying party has acted unreasonably.
The Proctors may not unreasonably withhold or withdraw registration.
It will be noticed that the ratio found is sometimes above and sometimes below the number 2, which is required by the atomic theory, and therefore the deviations may not unreasonably be attributed to experimental errors.
The commissioner reported that the service was adequate but not efficient; that the rates were reasonable but that the corporation was responsible for unreasonably withholding facilities, thus rendering the service inefficient; that it was inexpedient to grant the corporation a licence because the funds of a city ought not to be applied for the benefit of a limited class of citizens; that delay and waste would result from two systems in one area and would increase the difficulties of the government in 1911; and that the corporation had not proved it could work the licence without placing a burden on the rates.
by first putting carbon and silicon into the iron and then taking them out again at great expense, at first sight seems so unreasonably roundabout that many " direct " processes of extracting the iron without thus charging it with carbon and silicon have been proposed, and some of them have at times been important.
The perfect success of both was regarded, not unreasonably, as a popular ratification of the republic, and though continually harassed by the formation and dissolution of ephemeral ministries, by socialist outbreaks, and the beginnings of anti-Semitism, Carnot had but one serious crisis to surmount, the Panama scandals of 1892, which, if they greatly damaged the prestige of the state, increased the respect felt for its head, against whose integrity none could breathe a word.
This presumption can be rebutted by proof that the paying party has acted unreasonably.
Maybe we 're being unreasonably demanding, but the quality of the new Who has given us sky-high expectations.
My wife and I loved the house, but we were aghast at its unreasonably high price tag.
If the price on a puppy seems unreasonably low, you need to investigate whether the pup received any veterinary care at all before you decide to make your purchase.
This sign may try to live by unreasonably high standards, but Dogs do make incredibly loyal friends.
Not unreasonably; for if half his patriotism sprang from an instinctive hatred of oppression, the other half was disappointed egotism.
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