from The Century Dictionary.
- Taking no advice; rash; imprudent.
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If the vow of a maiden on whom to bestow but her hand, when unknown to her parents, is judged invalid by the Church, how much more invalid the oath that would bestow on a stranger the fates of a nation , against its knowledge, and unconsulting its laws!
, against its knowledge, and unconsulting its laws!