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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With careful forethought.

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  • As a nation we are better off if the interest rates paid by the Treasury, and the ratings granted government securities by rating agencies, all honestly (and far-sightedly) reflect the creditworthiness (or not) of the government.

    Why The Stock Market Tanked

  • But, ever since Darwin far-sightedly pardon the pun chose it as the prototypical ?

    Of Form over Substance: a review of Sermonti - The Panda's Thumb

  • Re “But, ever since Darwin far-sightedly pardon the pun”

    Of Form over Substance: a review of Sermonti - The Panda's Thumb

  • The Conservatives, as being by the law of their existence the stupidest party, have much the greatest sins of this description to answer for: and it is a melancholy truth, that if any measure were proposed, on any subject, truly, largely, and far-sightedly conservative, even if Liberals were willing to vote for it, the great bulk of the Conservative party would rush blindly in and prevent it from being carried.

    Representative Government

  • Thus, far-sightedly it created a firm foundation which on several critical occasions has stood up when all other supports failed.

    Mein Kampf

  • I could but suppose that there was something cold-blooded, calculating, almost reptilian in his character; that he had planned cautiously and far-sightedly what he regarded as the best means for bringing about my ultimate disgrace.

    The Jervaise Comedy

  • Strange as this adventure was to a man of prominent station before the world, and electrical as the turning-point of a destiny that he was given to weigh deliberately and far-sightedly, Diana's image strung him to the pitch of it.

    Diana of the Crossways — Volume 3

  • The Conservatives, as being by the law of their existence the stupidest party, have much the greatest sins of this description to answer for; and it is a melancholy truth, that if any measure were proposed on any subject truly, largely, and far-sightedly conservative, even if Liberals were willing to vote for it, the great bulk of the Conservative party would rush blindly in and prevent it from being carried.

    Considerations on Representative Government

  • Of all Anthony Minghella's legacies to the world of cinema, among the most valuable may yet turn out to be the movie career of Sam Taylor Wood, the artist he far-sightedly mentored when she turned to film directing.

    Culture | guardian.co.uk

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