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  • When Improvidence wrote in the LiveJournalers' wiki entry about the Unitarian Jihad, "They also follow Carroll's lead in using names like 'Brother Flaming Sword of Moderation' in order to parody both the language used by Islamic militant groups and the principles of Unitarian Universalism," I inaccurately concluded that parody was being embraced by the author.

    Philocrites: How's the Unitarian Jihad doing?

  • Instead, the LiveJournal Jihadsters are the ones satirizing Unitarian Universalism, and Improvidence is merely reporting on it.

    Philocrites: How's the Unitarian Jihad doing?

  • Improvidence and a hopeless leaning toward extravagance were certainly unforgivable blemishes in the character of

    Cap'n Abe, Storekeeper

  • Improvidence and _fermage_ have sounded the knell of the old landed gentry.

    Roumania Past and Present

  • Improvidence had been not merely an unhappy incident, as it is in the lives of so many young men of artistic tastes; it had overweighted him more or less for years, and 'the thoughtless writer of thoughtful literature,' as the author of his biographical memoir has called him, sank beneath it while yet at the beginning of a career full of the brightest promise.

    Australian Writers

  • Improvidence can be greatly lessened by laws providing larger economic opportunities, insurance against disability, and better methods of saving.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Improvidence among the poorer classes is familiar to economists in more experienced societies than that of Newfoundland, and may be accepted as a permanent element in the difficulty.

    The Story of Newfoundland

  • Improvidence and wastefulness are natural results.

    XIV. The Common Herd

  • Habits of the Beaver -- Improvidence of the Old Trappers -- Trading with

    The old Santa Fe trail The Story of a Great Highway

  • Tarboro '-- Improvidence of slaves -- Close of Lunsford's life in the South ... ..

    Lunsford Lane; or, Another Helper from North Carolina.

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