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It is well for us that they will now be forced to be inactive.
The papacy was not inactive in presence of all these efforts.
He liked simplicity, and moreover he felt the need of exercise now that his work kept him inactive most of the time.
Ten hours to wait—ten hours to be passive, inactive—to be doing nothing!
GABRIEL CONROYBERT HARTE
Five thousand men of the Eleventh Corps, who were eager to retrieve their misfortune, were also inactive.
THE CIVIL WAR THROUGH THE CAMERAHENRY W. (HENRY WILLIAM) ELSON
From where we lay, inactive and idle, the steady roll of the musketry was grand and exciting.
HISTORY OF KERSHAW'S BRIGADED. AUGUSTUS DICKERT
This inactive position he has kept as long as public sentiment permitted.
The inactive proprietor offers his merchandise for sale; the actual smuggler risks his liberty, his honor, and his life.
WHAT IS PROPERTY?P. J. PROUDHON
In the following year the Romans were inactive, but in the year afterward Germanicus led a fresh invasion.
In January 1863 he began to assemble his troops to attack Vicksburg, but high water kept him inactive till the following April.

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