ill-calculated love

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  • After having his car damaged by an ill-calculated overtaking manoeuvre by Marc Gené in the Peugeot he managed a creditable fourth having been laps down in his R15 – the car's final race view the gallery from the race here.

    Le Mans and the enduring appeal of endurance racing

  • Then, realising that I dared not run back to him, because my ill-calculated steps might carry me over the edge, he came shuffling towards me, with his hands held out before him.

    First Men in the Moon

  • Deceived by my nearest Relations, compelled to embrace a profession the duties of which I am ill-calculated to perform, conscious of the sanctity of those duties, and seduced into violating them by One whom I least suspected of perfidy, I am now obliged by circumstances to chuse between death and perjury.

    The Monk

  • Tomb, and the objects of mortality which met her eyes on either side, were ill-calculated to inspire her with those emotions by which the Friar was agitated.

    The Monk

  • She was like an inexperienced gunner, who has ill-calculated the length of the train that he has laid.

    Barchester Towers

  • The perusal of this story was ill-calculated to dispel

    The Monk

  • Now She assumed a sort of courage and manliness in her manners and discourse but ill-calculated to please him.

    The Monk

  • The Objects now before his eyes, and which the full Moon sailing through clouds permitted him to examine, were ill-calculated to inspire that calm, of which

    The Monk

  • The thrust was nervous and ill-calculated, and the next instant the skiff had blundered under the bows of the launch.

    Uncanny Tales

  • A sense of injustice is ill-calculated to bring about that harmony which is so necessary among all the members of an educational institution, professors and students alike.

    Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose His Life and Speeches

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