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Then as the sober days of manhood came, and Landy witnessed the finish of the improvident and foolish, he began to save and skimp.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
How ridiculously improvident it was of the curate and Emily Gibson to fall in love with one another, wisdom could testify.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
He is dutiful to his father, the improvident, though ambitious Charles Mari de Buonaparte.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
In those days the people were poor and improvident, and a single failure in their crops left them in a sorry condition.
UNVEILING A PARALLELALICE ILGENFRITZ JONES AND ELLA MARCHANT
She found, to her dismay, that this was owing to their having eaten all the seed potatoes,—that last lapse of the improvident.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
He was not, he said, so improvident as he seemed, and was as free as possible from anxiety about the future.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.1/3, 1831-1835DOROTHY DUCHESSE DE DINO
Extreme dearth, not more owing to adverse seasons than to improvident consumption, was frequently endured.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
Both were throughout life lacking in executive ability; both were financially improvident.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRIEDRICH FROEBELFRIEDRICH FROEBEL
An improvident man, as the world uses the term, he undoubtedly had been, but this arose from a defect of character.
GREY TOWNGERALD BALDWIN
"Hello, I know that place," Bofinger said to himself, recognizing the boarding-house as a haven of improvident actors.
MAX FARGUSOWEN JOHNSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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