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  • Other than that ill-devised (but interesting) reactor type, there is NO RELATIONSHIP AT ALL between commercial nuclear power generation and nuclear bombs.

    Wired Top Stories

  • How many of you would give up your son or daughter for a cause that is ill-timed, ill-devised, and PROVEN to be false?

    Think Progress » In 2005, the suicide rate among U.S. deployed troops

  • The most state-of-the-art telephonic device was a clunky, ill-devised thing called a Princess phone.

    I’m Working on That

  • The most state-of-the-art telephonic device was a clunky, ill-devised thing called a Princess phone.

    I’m Working on That

  • The most state-of-the-art telephonic device was a clunky, ill-devised thing called a Princess phone.

    I’m Working on That

  • The most state-of-the-art telephonic device was a clunky, ill-devised thing called a Princess phone.

    I’m Working on That

  • To get a station in the past, and therefrom view the present, is no ill-devised scheme.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 333, July 1843

  • I announced to you the result of a great battle; but, thanks to the ill-devised schemes of the enemy, I was enabled to secure the wished-for result without incurring any danger, and, what is unexampled in the history of nations, that result has been gained at the sacrifice of scarcely fifteen hundred men killed and wounded.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • It is a worse preservative of a general constitution, than the systasis of Crete, or the confederation of Poland, or any other ill-devised corrective which has yet been imagined, in the necessities produced by an ill-constructed system of government.

    Paras. 375-407

  • Such an ill-devised machine would have worked well enough for a time, if the Union Government could have attached to itself popular sentiments of honour and loyalty.

    Abraham Lincoln

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