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Nor are these defects compensated by any high degree of merit in the delineation of the characters.
He must keep a reasonably careful lookout for other travelers in order to avoid collision; also for defects in the highway.
Individual pallet chests are cheaper to make and they have none of the defects named above.
Never by word or action notice the defects of another; be charitable, for all need charity.
But in spite of these talents the Marshal's actual record as a soldier is spoiled by his defects of character.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
In the domain of politics I should make use of the indigenous institutions and serve them by curing them of their proved defects.
The town is handsome, especially when seen from the river side, where its defects are not observed.
Nevertheless, Euripides has beauties, and Sophocles still more; but they have much greater defects.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Some, looking upon the defects of the period that followed, have thought of that influence as distinctly injurious.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
Its catechetical form, and the somewhat formal composure of its style, did not strike past readers as defects.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON

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