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wasted Sentence Examples

  • I guess he's always been a part of me... one I've wasted most of my life trying to remove.

  • There was only one way to find out... well, maybe two, but asking Sarah or Giddon was probably wasted effort.

  • "Maybe once," she replied flippantly in a wasted attempt to hide embarrassment.

  • They wasted no time getting on the road and Brandon was driving fast.

  • Apparently he spent a lot of time on the back of a horse, riding his range in all kinds of weather - a fact that prompted more than one comment by townsfolk that he had wasted a good college education.

  • Considering his comment about ambition, he probably didn't consider the education wasted.

  • Wasted years caused by one silly mistake.

  • We had wasted nearly the entire day with no results.

  • No sound disturbed Howie and with Martha able to use her special hypnotic-like tone, little time was wasted inducing Howie's sleep state.

  • He interrupted my schedule and wasted my time with his lies but he paid dearly for inconveniencing me.

  • I couldn't live with myself if I wasted this gift I've been given.

  • I wasted no time telephoning the Leblanc's number to encourage my wife to return home.

  • Once back in Surry, I wasted no time in telephoning the number Brennan had given me to reach him.

  • There was a fender bender in the town square that delayed me but I wasted little time racing up the Surry road.

  • Detective Dick wasted no time with pleasantries.

  • With a frown, she wondered why she'd never seen it before, why she wasted seven years trying to make things work with someone who couldn't hold a candle to the man she was meant to be with.

  • She couldn't help thinking her life had been wasted and hoped she still had a chance to make it up to the one person who mattered.

  • She'd wasted her first day of light.

  • There, good citizens, is the result of a wasted day in the mountains.

  • He filled a thermos of coffee—no one could drink Weller's brew—and wasted no time in arriving at the sheriff's office.

  • He wasted no time finding himself a replacement when she refused his touch.

  • She felt bad for Rhyn, though she suspected the emotion was wasted on someone who didn't have a drop of self-pity.

  • I think you wasted your freedom.

  • It was mid-afternoon already, another day wasted with the Council rather than concentrating on preparing for battle.

  • Ryland grumbled as he wasted no time leaving the room.

  • I'd probably have wasted him myself.

  • They'd make it a game night or sit around getting wasted on twenty-year old scotch recounting countless, crazy times they had through the years.

  • Sarah wasted no time beginning her third degree.

  • What a pity, all that beauty and hot sex wasted.

  • Brady tapped his foot, frustrated they'd wasted half a day without finding any trace of her.

  • "It would be a wasted day," Dean answered but his voice lacked conviction and he couldn't think of a good excuse.

  • Cynthia wasted no more time before getting down to business.

  • Aside from a wasted 20 minutes searching for gas in New Brunswick and a missed exit on the Garden State Parkway, the trip was uneventful.

  • When the reverend announced that Alex could kiss the bride, he wasted no time.

  • Two young lives wasted because they fell in love with the wrong person.

  • Woman, in her wasted life, in her hurried death, here stands appealing to the society that degrades her, with a combination of eloquence and poetry, of forms of art at once instantaneous and permanent, and with great metrical energy and variety.

  • With closed stoves much less heat is wasted, and consequ;ntly less fuel is burned, than with open grates, but they often cause an unpleasant sensation of dryness in the air, and the products of combustion also escape to some extent, rendering this method of heating not only unpleasant but sometimes even dangerous.

  • They wasted the next few years in the attempt to win Normandy; but Earl Robert of Gloucester, the half-brother of the empress, at length induced her to visit England and raise her standard in the western shires, where his influence was supreme.

  • Shortly afterwards Bruce appears again to have sided with his countrymen; Annandale was wasted, while he, as Walter of Hemingford says, "when he heard of the king's coming, fled from his face and burnt the castle of Ayr which he held."

  • In March 1318 the town and soon afterwards the castle of Berwick capitulated, and Bruce wasted the English border as far as Ripon.

  • The first signs of the rising ferment in Spain were wasted on him.

  • Therefore the tears and the blood that were shed were not unavailing; the heroism and the chivalry were not wasted.

  • the traditions of the Christian tomb-architects sank into utter insignificance, and the expanse of the wasted Campagna now offered room enough to bury the few bodies, without having to descend as once far down below the surface of the earth."

  • Sawdust, slabs, stumps and large quantities of logs are wasted.

  • It should be added that the Greek War (1897) revealed to the sultan the decrepit state into which the Ottoman navy had fallen, and considerable " extraordinary " expenditure - much of which was wasted - has been incurred since (and including) 1902 to put the least out-of-date warships into a serviceable condition.

  • This line of princes continued till 1760 without any remarkable event, when, in the reign of Rao Ghodji, the country was invaded four times by the Sinds, who wasted it with fire and sword.

  • Invaluable time was wasted in negotiating with these intruders before the governor could safely devote himself to the task of expelling the Turk from the southern provinces.

  • Once more the road to Vienna lay open, but the grand vizier wasted the remainder of the year in fortifying Belgrade, and on August 18th, 1691, he was defeated and slain at Slankamen by the margrave of Baden.

  • His frame was sickly and wasted with disease, yet when clad in his red cardinal's.

  • We may form some idea of the extent and the severity of their incursions from the fact that at the beginning of the reign of Valdemar the whole of the Danish eastern coast lay wasted and depopulated.

  • For the moment the earl of Surrey (who in King Henry VIII.'s absence was charged with the defence of the realm) had no organized force in the north of England, but James wasted much precious time among the border castles, and when Surrey appeared at Wooler, with an army equal in strength to his own, which was now greatly weakened by privations and desertion, he had not advanced beyond Ford Castle.

  • Similarly Karl Hoffmann of Wiirzburg wasted his appreciations of the newer schools of developmental biology in fanciful notions of human diseases as reversions to normal stages of lower animals; scrofula being for him a reversion to the insect, rickets to the mollusc, epilepsy to the oscillaria, and so forth.

  • Assyria, however, was aided by civil war in Elam itself; the country was wasted with fire and sword,, and its capital Susa or Shushan levelled with the ground.

  • Of these the best known were: the Kolakes, in which he pilloried the spendthrift Callias, who wasted his substance on sophists and parasites; Maricas, an attack on Hyperbolus, the successor of Cleon, under a fictitious name; the Baptae, against Alcibiades and his clubs, at which profligate foreign rites were practised.

  • Then the sword bent towards the earth, the sky darkened, thunder pealed, lightning flashed, and the whole world was wasted by famine, bloodshed and pestilence.

  • One may deplore his unfortunate history and wasted genius, but it is impossible to regret his exclusion from the government of England.

  • But much time had been wasted and many precious opportunities lost.

  • With an army of 60,000 Piedmontese troops and 30,000 men from other parts of Italy the king took the field, and after defeating the Austrians at Pastrengo on the 30th of April, and at Goito on the 30th of May, where he was himself slightly wounded, more time was wasted in useless operations.

  • Meanwhile two long hours had been wasted on the right whilst Grouchy and Vandamme deliberated over their plan of action in front of the Prussian brigade at Gilly; and it was not until the emperor himself again reached the front, about 5.30 P.M., that vigour replaced indecision.

  • The first made some efforts to heal the wounds of his country; the second wasted the lives of his people in foreign wars against the Turks; and the third was the last Protestant elector of Saxony.

  • In 737 B.C. Tiglath-Pileser again marched into Media, and in 735 he invaded Ararat and wasted the country round the capital Van to a distance of 450 miles.

  • The 4th century found Mutina in a state of decay; the ravages of Attila and the troubles of the Lombard period left it a ruined city in a wasted land.

  • before him; but he wasted two precious months in Casimir, vain before the fortress of Zamosc, and then the 1648-1668.

  • Henceforth Absalon was the chief counsellor of Valdemar, and the promoter of that imperial policy which, for three generations, was to give Denmark the dominion of the Baltic. Briefly, it was Absalon's intention to clear the northern sea of the Wendish pirates, who inhabited that portion of the Baltic littoral which we now call Pomerania, and ravaged the Danish coasts so unmercifully that at the accession of Valdemar one-third of the realm of Denmark lay wasted and depopulated.

  • The country was wasted by the fury of this savage conqueror, but recovered something of its former prosperity under Ogdai Khan, his son, whose disposition was humane and benevolent.

  • The time of respite had been wasted, all attempts at national reformation had failed; how should Yahweh spare a nation which had shown no tokens of fitness to discharge the vocation of Yahweh's people ?

  • In 1197, however, German jealousy of Denmark's ambitions, especially when Canute led a fleet against the pirates of Esthonia, induced Otto, margrave of Brandenburg, to invade Pomerania, while in the following year Otto, in conjunction with Duke Adolf of Holstein, wasted the dominions of the Danophil Abodrites.

  • More than $250,000,000 has been spent by the national government for the improvement of waterways, yet no general system exists, and a large part of this enormous sum has been wasted on unimportant or impossible projects, especially in recent decades, since the river navigation has been a declining interest.

  • If any of these is absent, the work is apt to be wasted.

  • The physical and intellectual forces of the people, labour and capital, are diverted for the greater part from their natural application and wasted unproductively.

  • He died, worn out and wasted with labour and absorbing care, while still in the prime of life, on the 7th of December 1834.

  • The petty rulers of these sections wasted their strength with internecine quarrels and proved quite incompetent to check the lawlessness of their feudal vassals.

  • In short, he deemed all time wasted that was not employed in study."

  • In 192 they wasted themselves in an unsuccessful attempt to secure Sparta.

  • The pathways should be paved with tiles, brick or stone, or made of concrete and cement, and the surface should be gently rounded so that the water required for evaporation may drain to the sides while the centre is sufficiently dry to walk upon; they should also have brick or stone edgings to prevent the water so applied soaking away at the sides and thus being wasted.

  • In other parts of the coast the dunes, though not pierced through, have become so wasted by erosion as to require artificial strengthening.

  • But the two stadholders had not wasted the time.

  • Here each mould and each ingot was handled as a separate unit twice, instead of only once as in the car casting system; the ingots radiated away great quantities of heat in passing naked from the converting mill to the soaking furnaces, and the heat which they and the moulds radiated while in the converting mill was not only wasted, but made this mill, open-doored as it was, so intolerably hot, that the cost of labour there was materially increased.

  • Conditionally the Union promised assistance to Frederick, but he wasted several months and vaguely hoped that the English king would help him out of his embarrassments.

  • Many nobles, whose lands had been wasted during the war, flocked to the little capitals to make their way by contemptible court services.

  • Archidamus, having wasted much territory, including Acharnae, retired at the end of July.

  • Libya was wasted, the Hittites pacified, Canaan, Ashkelon (Ascalon), Gezer, Yenoam sacked and plundered: Israel is desolated, his seed is not, Khor (Palestine) has become a widow (without protector) for Egypt.

  • His astonishing talents were wasted on trifling themes and in a, fruitless resistance to the modern spirit in literature.

  • Many nobles whose lands had been wasted received corn for seed; his war horses were within a few months to be found on farms all over Prussia; and money was freely spent in the re-erection of houses which had been destroyed.

  • Rome thus lay at his mercy, but he wasted time, and the Romans were able to occupy and provision the Capitol (though they had not sufficient forces to defend their walls) and to send their women and children to Veii.

  • That these high plateaus are planes of erosion is shown by their independence of geological structure, the upturned edges of the vertical and contorted schists having been abruptly shorn off and the granite having been wasted and levelled along its exposed surface.

  • Thousands of feet of basalt have been worn away from many parts of its surface; deep and wide valleys have been carved out of it; and so enormously has it been wasted, that it has been almost entirely stripped from wide tracts which it formerly covered and where only scattered outliers remain to prove that it once existed.

  • In the same year Edward Baliol, after handing over his crown and the royalty of Scotland to Edward III., retired from active life, and Edward wasted the south in the raid of " The Burned Candlemas."

  • Both the veterans, who soon wasted what they had acquired, and the dispossessed cultivators joined the partisans of Catiline, and Manlius, one of his supporters, made his headquarters at Faesulae.

  • The latter was formerly often constructed as a reverberatory furnace, which is easy to build and to work, but the hydrochloric acid given off here, being mixed with the products of the combustion of the fuel, cannot be condensed to strong acid and is partly, if not entirely, wasted.

  • Nor must it be overlooked that salt-cake must be made as long primary duty of preventing nuisance, but quite as much to showing manufacturers how to make the most of the acid formerly wasted in one shape or another.

  • This process is very costly, as much of the acid and all of the manganese is wasted.

  • - For many years all the sulphur used in the Leblanc process in the shape of sodium sulphate, and originally imported into the manufacture in the shape of brimstone or pyrites, was wasted in the crude calcium sulphide remaining from the lixiviation of black-ash.

  • He wasted the treasure accumulated by Ala-ud-din in purchasing the retirement of the Mogul hordes, who had already made their appearance in the Punjab.

  • The five years (36-31 B.C.) which preceded the decisive encounter between the two rivals were wasted by Antony in fruitless campaigns, and in a dalliance with Cleopatra which shocked Roman sentiment.

  • Pestilence broke out in his army, which was so wasted as to be incapable of further operations in Italy.

  • His position as a Mexican official, and the location of his fortified post on the border, commanding the interior country and lying on the route of the overland immigrants, made him of great importance in the years preceding and immediately following American occupation; although he was a man of slight abilities and wasted his great opportunities.

  • For of good habit and lusty are athletes, since they have fortified against the soul the body which should be its servant; but the disciples of wisdom are pale and wasted, and in a manner reduced to skeletons, because they have sacrificed the whole of their bodily strength to the faculties of the soul."

  • He complained that exhortation was wasted even on the bishops, "because they despair of attaining to the pinnacle of chastity, and have no fear of condemnation in open synod for the vice of lechery....

  • Thus, except for some attention to physiology, the first two years at Berlin were wasted.

  • The experience gained has doubtless not been wasted, but the direction to be taken by future work is plain.

  • The land of the Manna (Minni), south-east of Ararat, had been wasted, its capital captured by the Assyrians, and its king reduced to vassalage.

  • The king's own life was passed amid court festivities, on which enormous sums of money were wasted, or in the practice of childish piety.

  • But notwithstanding these precautions quantities of the drug are wasted when the crop is a full one, owing to the difficulty of gathering the whole in the short time during which collection is possible.

  • All Poland now lay at his feet, and the road to the defenceless capital was open before him; but he wasted the precious months in vain before the fortress of Zamosc, and was then persuaded by the new king of Poland, John Casimir, to consent to a suspension of hostilities.

  • Galileo would not have wasted his time in corresponding with a man from whom he could learn nothing; and, though Sarpi did not, as has been asserted, invent the telescope, he immediately turned it to practical account by constructing a map of the moon.

  • The exigencies, moreover, of their perilous career readily wasted their suddenly acquired gains.

  • There is therefore, even in the best cases, a wide field for the conservation and utilization of water hitherto entirely wasted.

  • By the adoption of this method great reductions in the quantity of water used and wasted are in some cases effected, and the water tenant pays for the leakage or waste he permits to take place, as well as for the water he uses.

  • (I) If the load is self-sustaining E' is zero or negative, and hence b -{- M/R must be equal to or greater than unity, and therefore it is impossible for the ratio of RÆ to rise to a greater value than (I - a)/2, and hence at least half the effort is wasted if the tackle 6.

  • During the early years an enormous amount was wasted; this was soon prohibited by law, and a realization that the supply was not unlimited resulted in a better appreciation of its great value.

  • The earliest form of the Grail story, the Gawain- Bleheris version, exhibits a marked affinity with the characteristic features of the Adonis or Tammuz worship; we have a castle on the sea-shore, a dead body on a bier, the identity of which is never revealed, mourned over with solemn rites; a wasted country, whose desolation is mysteriously connected with the dead man, and which is restored to fruitfulness when the quester asks the meaning of the marvels he beholds (the two features of the weeping women and the wasted land being retained in versions where they have no significance); finally the mysterious food-providing, self-acting talisman of a common feast - one and all of these features may be explained as survivals of the Adonis ritual.

  • He wasted his considerable military talents in a series of skirmishes and sieges which had no great results, and after spending countless treasures and harrying many regions, perished obscurely by a wound from a cross-bow-bolt, received while beleaguering Chlus, a castle of a rebellious lord of Aquitaine, the viscount of Limoges (April 6, 1199).

  • The rebellion would probably have died out but for the measures of the new Republican general Turreau, who wasted La Vendee so horribly with his "infernal columns" that he drove the peasants to take up arms once more.

  • A very large proportion of the surplus must have been wasted on the palace-town of Zahra, built three miles to the north of Cordova, and named after a favourite concubine.

  • Charles thought to repair the rebuff of Trier at Cologne, and wasted his resources in an attempt to win over its elector by besieging the insignificant town of Neuss.

  • He wasted much time and great sums of money in endeavouring to secure his election as emperornot in Spain, but ir~ the Holy Roman Empire.

  • Vast stores of hard vegetable fats are still practically wasted in tropical countries, such as India, Indo-China and the Sunda Islands, tropical South America, Africa and China.

  • In Yorkshire, the centre of the woollen industry, the largest amounts of woolfat are produced, all attempts to recover the hitherto wasted material in Argentine and Australia having so far not been attended with any marked success.

  • Apart from the economical working of the machine itself, whatever system may be adopted, it is of importance that cold once produced should not be wasted, and it is therefore necessary to use some form of insulation to protect the vessels in which liquids are being cooled, or the rooms of ships' holds in which the freezing or storage processes are being carried on.

  • He wasted the country, but could not take the capital.

  • of Ashkelon and Ekron defied the Assyrian army, trusting to the fortifications of Jerusalem and Egyptian help. Hezekiah, however, was forced to restore the anti-Jewish Padi to the government of Ekron, from which he had been removed by the Jewish party, and, after the defeat of his Egyptian allies at Eltekeh, to see his country wasted with fire and sword, forty-six fortresses being taken and 200,150 persons carried into captivity.

  • I guess he's always been a part of me... one I've wasted most of my life trying to remove.

  • There was only one way to find out... well, maybe two, but asking Sarah or Giddon was probably wasted effort.

  • "Maybe once," she replied flippantly in a wasted attempt to hide embarrassment.

  • They wasted no time getting on the road and Brandon was driving fast.

  • Apparently he spent a lot of time on the back of a horse, riding his range in all kinds of weather - a fact that prompted more than one comment by townsfolk that he had wasted a good college education.

  • Considering his comment about ambition, he probably didn't consider the education wasted.

  • Wasted years caused by one silly mistake.

  • A great screwing wasted.

  • We had wasted nearly the entire day with no results.

  • No sound disturbed Howie and with Martha able to use her special hypnotic-like tone, little time was wasted inducing Howie's sleep state.

  • He interrupted my schedule and wasted my time with his lies but he paid dearly for inconveniencing me.

  • I couldn't live with myself if I wasted this gift I've been given.

  • I wasted no time telephoning the Leblanc's number to encourage my wife to return home.

  • Once back in Surry, I wasted no time in telephoning the number Brennan had given me to reach him.

  • There was a fender bender in the town square that delayed me but I wasted little time racing up the Surry road.

  • Detective Dick wasted no time with pleasantries.

  • With a frown, she wondered why she'd never seen it before, why she wasted seven years trying to make things work with someone who couldn't hold a candle to the man she was meant to be with.

  • She couldn't help thinking her life had been wasted and hoped she still had a chance to make it up to the one person who mattered.

  • She'd wasted her first day of light.

  • He wasted no time in turning you and blood-binding you.

  • There, good citizens, is the result of a wasted day in the mountains.

  • He filled a thermos of coffee—no one could drink Weller's brew—and wasted no time in arriving at the sheriff's office.

  • He wasted no time finding himself a replacement when she refused his touch.

  • She felt bad for Rhyn, though she suspected the emotion was wasted on someone who didn't have a drop of self-pity.

  • I think you wasted your freedom.

  • It was mid-afternoon already, another day wasted with the Council rather than concentrating on preparing for battle.

  • Ryland grumbled as he wasted no time leaving the room.

  • I'd probably have wasted him myself.

  • They'd make it a game night or sit around getting wasted on twenty-year old scotch recounting countless, crazy times they had through the years.

  • Sarah wasted no time beginning her third degree.

  • What a pity, all that beauty and hot sex wasted.

  • Brady tapped his foot, frustrated they'd wasted half a day without finding any trace of her.

  • "It would be a wasted day," Dean answered but his voice lacked conviction and he couldn't think of a good excuse.

  • Cynthia wasted no more time before getting down to business.

  • Aside from a wasted 20 minutes searching for gas in New Brunswick and a missed exit on the Garden State Parkway, the trip was uneventful.

  • When the reverend announced that Alex could kiss the bride, he wasted no time.

  • Two young lives wasted because they fell in love with the wrong person.

  • It was egregious that stores of immense power were wasted on such a creature at a time when Damian needed all the help he could get.

  • The problems were immense in terms of wasted opportunities for economic growth and social justice.

  • amaretto ice cream is wasted on them.

  • Now you seem angry for having wasted your time studying it and going in circles to no effect or ill effect.

  • No time is wasted with between song banter yet this only adds to the dark guitar fuzz and throbbing bass.

  • Every year billions of hard working tax payers ' money is wasted on the poor.

  • A little of what is lawful will be abundantly blessed, and abundance of what is unlawful will be wasted.

  • Deficiencies could have been masked with clever characterisation, or visual humor, but chances were wasted and occasional attempts botched.

  • breathtaking to see the beauty He is creating in lives that were broken and wasted and empty.

  • Exterior doors: To eliminate drafts and wasted heat use an easy-to-fix brush or PVC seal on your exterior doors.

  • Musically, together and sound check not wasted, these guys have been rocking the leighton buzzard game hands down!

  • The pure caffeine that is extracted is not wasted.

  • careful thought, to avoid wasted time or worse.

  • At stake here is not just the billions of dollars NASA has wasted chasing chimeras, but the very integrity of scientific exploration.

  • Jules Verne: " He wasted his talents as a French city councilman.

  • Well, take the Students Union pub crawl, advertised with the flyer, 'The way to get wasted ' .

  • crestfallen looks, having wasted one ball and one charge of powder.

  • crucify wasted, crucified between the thieves, Ere night-fall ye might sup in paradise!

  • Speedier notification of proposed discontinuance, for example, has reduced the wasted effort on upgrading files unnecessarily.

  • They didn't do dope to get wasted, or didn't admit to it.

  • I wasted hours yesterday trying to burn a DVD for the second time.

  • He stepped onto the stage and light a joint which would have wasted a bull elephant.

  • excruciate, inexorable advance of the consumption that wasted her body had been excruciating to watch.

  • He wasn't even fazed by a wasted weekend in England watching Clermont Auvergne at Leicester and Biarritz at Saracens.

  • fiddleless to say I couldn't get machine started, and wasted five minutes fiddling with buttons to no effect.

  • No time is wasted with between song banter yet this only adds to the dark guitar fuzz and throbbing bass.

  • Jennie and Spiral wasted no time in having a good gander, peaking into cupboards and doors, presumably looking for more secret passages.

  • The heat which is generated is used to heat the glasshouses, rather than being wasted through cooling towers.

  • gourmet meal is wasted on someone who prefers only fish fingers.

  • If a sperm is wasted, God gets quite irate.

  • jo public finds out that there are no more wasted votes ).

  • marine set up for sale north east england 19/05/04 Yes Sorry all somebody wasted my time when agreeing to purchase my tank.

  • nugatory expenditure and wasted effort on systems that do not support business objectives.

  • payers ' money is wasted on the poor.

  • plaintiff's solicitors were ordered to show cause why they should not have a wasted costs order made against them 17.

  • Learner time can often be wasted on less important points.

  • Ultimately he is looking back on the broken promises of a wasted life.

  • reassure local residents that none of their council tax was wasted on the works being done twice.

  • make redundant the things, the things you have wasted.

  • secede result, Honduras wasted little time in formally seceding from the federation once it was free to do so.

  • Some spiders may consume it, for the protein in spider silk is not to be wasted.

  • The amazingly simple idea utilizes wasted space within a door to create a stylish storage solution.

  • Time spent deleting spam is time wasted, which costs your business money.

  • Some spiders may consume it, for the protein in spider silk is not to be wasted.

  • suppressant effect is wasted.

  • Our 1998 report on education for disaffected teenagers, Wasted Youth was a significant influence on government policy.

  • They certainly had chances to get level as they wasted two good chances, both again created by hopeful punts upfield.

  • The amount of public money wasted by the crown prosecution service in pursuing their petty vendetta was not revealed.

  • wasted festival at the weekend.

  • wasted yearS WHY THINGS HAVE NOT GOT BETTER HEALTH There are over 9000 fewer beds now than in 1997.

  • wasted energy at the heart of government Friday, August 26, 2005 Improving energy efficiency could be the best hope we have.

  • Seconds after the restart Holmes wasted a glorious opportunity to put the game beyond doubt when he blazed wide.

  • wrangleime should not be wasted on wrangling over matters which are of no consequence.

  • As soon as I saw the red-headed French zoologist and the octopus, I knew the day wasn't wasted.

  • Woman, in her wasted life, in her hurried death, here stands appealing to the society that degrades her, with a combination of eloquence and poetry, of forms of art at once instantaneous and permanent, and with great metrical energy and variety.

  • With closed stoves much less heat is wasted, and consequ;ntly less fuel is burned, than with open grates, but they often cause an unpleasant sensation of dryness in the air, and the products of combustion also escape to some extent, rendering this method of heating not only unpleasant but sometimes even dangerous.

  • The prosecution of such inquiries is beginning to make unnecessary much ingenious speculation of a kind that was prominent from r880 to 'goo; much futile effort has been wasted in the endeavour to find on Darwinian principles special " selection-values " for phenomena the universality of which places them outside the possibility of having relations with the particular conditions of particular organisms. On the other hand, many of those who have been specially successful in grouping diverse phenomena under empirical generalizations have erred logically in posing their generalizations against such a vera causa as the preservation of favoured individuals and races.

  • They wasted the next few years in the attempt to win Normandy; but Earl Robert of Gloucester, the half-brother of the empress, at length induced her to visit England and raise her standard in the western shires, where his influence was supreme.

  • Shortly afterwards Bruce appears again to have sided with his countrymen; Annandale was wasted, while he, as Walter of Hemingford says, "when he heard of the king's coming, fled from his face and burnt the castle of Ayr which he held."

  • In March 1318 the town and soon afterwards the castle of Berwick capitulated, and Bruce wasted the English border as far as Ripon.

  • The first signs of the rising ferment in Spain were wasted on him.

  • He set out for Narva on the 13th of November, against the advice of all his generals, who feared the effect on untried troops of a week's march through a wasted land, along boggy roads guarded by no fewer than three formidable passes which a little engineering skill could easily have made impregnable.

  • Therefore the tears and the blood that were shed were not unavailing; the heroism and the chivalry were not wasted.

  • Gallatin never wasted time in futile complaints.

  • the traditions of the Christian tomb-architects sank into utter insignificance, and the expanse of the wasted Campagna now offered room enough to bury the few bodies, without having to descend as once far down below the surface of the earth."

  • Sawdust, slabs, stumps and large quantities of logs are wasted.

  • It should be added that the Greek War (1897) revealed to the sultan the decrepit state into which the Ottoman navy had fallen, and considerable " extraordinary " expenditure - much of which was wasted - has been incurred since (and including) 1902 to put the least out-of-date warships into a serviceable condition.

  • This line of princes continued till 1760 without any remarkable event, when, in the reign of Rao Ghodji, the country was invaded four times by the Sinds, who wasted it with fire and sword.

  • Invaluable time was wasted in negotiating with these intruders before the governor could safely devote himself to the task of expelling the Turk from the southern provinces.

  • Once more the road to Vienna lay open, but the grand vizier wasted the remainder of the year in fortifying Belgrade, and on August 18th, 1691, he was defeated and slain at Slankamen by the margrave of Baden.

  • His frame was sickly and wasted with disease, yet when clad in his red cardinal's.

  • We may form some idea of the extent and the severity of their incursions from the fact that at the beginning of the reign of Valdemar the whole of the Danish eastern coast lay wasted and depopulated.

  • He found an ignorant and corrupt society ruled by an immoral yet fanatical monarch, who wasted millions on unprofitable buildings though the country was almost without roads and the people had become the most backward in Europe.

  • For the moment the earl of Surrey (who in King Henry VIII.'s absence was charged with the defence of the realm) had no organized force in the north of England, but James wasted much precious time among the border castles, and when Surrey appeared at Wooler, with an army equal in strength to his own, which was now greatly weakened by privations and desertion, he had not advanced beyond Ford Castle.

  • Similarly Karl Hoffmann of Wiirzburg wasted his appreciations of the newer schools of developmental biology in fanciful notions of human diseases as reversions to normal stages of lower animals; scrofula being for him a reversion to the insect, rickets to the mollusc, epilepsy to the oscillaria, and so forth.

  • Assyria, however, was aided by civil war in Elam itself; the country was wasted with fire and sword,, and its capital Susa or Shushan levelled with the ground.

  • Of these the best known were: the Kolakes, in which he pilloried the spendthrift Callias, who wasted his substance on sophists and parasites; Maricas, an attack on Hyperbolus, the successor of Cleon, under a fictitious name; the Baptae, against Alcibiades and his clubs, at which profligate foreign rites were practised.

  • Then the sword bent towards the earth, the sky darkened, thunder pealed, lightning flashed, and the whole world was wasted by famine, bloodshed and pestilence.

  • One may deplore his unfortunate history and wasted genius, but it is impossible to regret his exclusion from the government of England.

  • At Bull Run his brigade was wasted in isolated and disconnected regimental attacks, at Shiloh his division was completely surprised owing to want of precaution; but his bravery and energy were beyond question, and these qualities carried him gradually to the front at the same time as he acquired skill and experience.

  • But much time had been wasted and many precious opportunities lost.

  • With an army of 60,000 Piedmontese troops and 30,000 men from other parts of Italy the king took the field, and after defeating the Austrians at Pastrengo on the 30th of April, and at Goito on the 30th of May, where he was himself slightly wounded, more time was wasted in useless operations.

  • Meanwhile two long hours had been wasted on the right whilst Grouchy and Vandamme deliberated over their plan of action in front of the Prussian brigade at Gilly; and it was not until the emperor himself again reached the front, about 5.30 P.M., that vigour replaced indecision.

  • The first made some efforts to heal the wounds of his country; the second wasted the lives of his people in foreign wars against the Turks; and the third was the last Protestant elector of Saxony.

  • In 737 B.C. Tiglath-Pileser again marched into Media, and in 735 he invaded Ararat and wasted the country round the capital Van to a distance of 450 miles.

  • The 4th century found Mutina in a state of decay; the ravages of Attila and the troubles of the Lombard period left it a ruined city in a wasted land.

  • before him; but he wasted two precious months in Casimir, vain before the fortress of Zamosc, and then the 1648-1668.

  • Throughout the Great Northern War (see Sweden: History), which wasted northern and central Europe for twenty years (1700-1720), all the belligerents treated Poland as if she had no political existence.

  • Henceforth Absalon was the chief counsellor of Valdemar, and the promoter of that imperial policy which, for three generations, was to give Denmark the dominion of the Baltic. Briefly, it was Absalon's intention to clear the northern sea of the Wendish pirates, who inhabited that portion of the Baltic littoral which we now call Pomerania, and ravaged the Danish coasts so unmercifully that at the accession of Valdemar one-third of the realm of Denmark lay wasted and depopulated.

  • The country was wasted by the fury of this savage conqueror, but recovered something of its former prosperity under Ogdai Khan, his son, whose disposition was humane and benevolent.

  • The time of respite had been wasted, all attempts at national reformation had failed; how should Yahweh spare a nation which had shown no tokens of fitness to discharge the vocation of Yahweh's people ?

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