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  • - Christopher Hitchens -- But Islam when examined is not much more than a rather obvious and ill-arranged set of plagiarisms, helping itself from earlier books and traditions as occasion appeared to require.

    Speedlinking 4/27/07

  • ~ "Islam is not much more than a rather obvious and ill-arranged set of plagiarisms."

    Speedlinking 4/27/07

  • It is an ill-arranged set of frame houses and shanties 7 and rubbish heaps, and offal of deer and antelope, produce the foulest smells I have smelt for a long time.

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • Of these I did not encounter half a dozen during the whole time of my attendance at the seminary; their characteristics were clean but careless dress, ill-arranged hair (compared with the tight and trim foreigners), erect carriage, flexible figures, white and taper hands, features more irregular, but also more intellectual than those of the

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • “Not of me; but you may ask it of himself, and depend upon it, he will say yes; for rather than any good action should walk through the world like an unappropriated adjective in an ill-arranged sentence, he is always willing to stand noun substantive to it himself.”

    Rob Roy

  • The domestics retired, leaving me to my painful and ill-arranged reflections, until nature, worn out, should require some repose.

    Rob Roy

  • Yet, amid these marks of distress there was nothing negligent or ill-arranged about her attire; even her hair, though totally without ornament, was disposed with her usual attention to neatness.

    Waverley

  • And if sometimes doubts arose in her mind and she wondered why everything was so ill-arranged in the world that all hurt each other, and made each other suffer, she thought it best not to dwell on it, and if she felt melancholy she could smoke, or, better still, drink, and it would pass.

    Resurrection

  • A New York State legislative committee found these institutions to be badly constructed, ill-arranged, ill-warmed, and ill-ventilated.

    The Mad Among Us

  • A New York State legislative committee found these institutions to be badly constructed, ill-arranged, ill-warmed, and ill-ventilated.

    The Mad Among Us

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