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But his training and his mental bias are both needed in public affairs, wherein the scientific method is too often unapplied.

By these methods we gain energy that is certainly free, but which, being as yet unapplied, is indifferent.

Young people flitting about in droves driven by insatiability and their peculiar disease, leisure and unapplied brains.

Unapplied, the most sovereign remedy is useless, for then not even Gilead's balm, can heal the dire disease.

But it still remains to him but an unapplied abstraction, a mere category of thought, a frame for the All.

A little instruction well given and well applied is worth any amount of "stuff" poorly done and unapplied.

Meanwhile, however, it may happen that the yet unapplied and unfruitful results evoke a sneer, and the question: "Cui bono?"

WORD ORIGIN

"put to practical use," (as opposed to abstract or theoretical), 1650s, from past participle of apply. Earlier it was used in a sense of "folded" (c.1500).

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