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Now, contrast that awful muddle of unreason and injustice with what you call my "counsels of despair."
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Here the Scot entered into explanations which threw the Cockney's brain into a complete muddle.
I mean—Well, anyhow I take it Mr. Remington stands for constructing a civilised state out of this muddle.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
It's all a muddle, a compromise, a monstrosity, like everything else you produce; there's nothing in it that goes on all-fours.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
And I'm a cripple, and she's beautiful—— Oh, my mind's in a muddle!
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
What makes the muddle is that she isn't clear about the creature she wants most.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Her caresses were infrequent and this one, slight as it was, was enough to fire his blood and muddle his understanding.
THE ROSIE WORLDPARKER FILLMORE
Later on other things come in and muddle one up, but just in the first moment one sees clearly.
FLAMING JUNEMRS. GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
Here was muddle and failure enough to discredit any general—had it been known.
At the last, however, he asked himself if he was to stay away for ever from the fear of this muddle about motives.

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