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When Mr Balfour replied to the allegations that the Roman Empire sank under the weight of its military obligations, he said that this was 'wholly unhistorical.' He might well have added that the Roman power was at its zenith when every citizen acknowledged his liability to fight for the State, but that it began to decline as soon as this obligation was no longer recognized."--Pall Mall Gazette, 15th May 1906.
There still faintly beamed from the woman's features something of the freshness, and even the prettiness, of her youth; rendering it probable that the personal charms which Tess could boast of were in main part her mother's gift, and therefore unknightly, unhistorical.
His comparison of Europe under totalitarian rule with the EU is unhistorical and insulting to all the brave men and women who perished fighting the Nazis.
"The Court has adopted the demonstrably unhistorical view that the Constitution forbids not merely the favoring of one religion over another but even favoring religion over irreligion.
Though these sagas were clearly popular for many generations in Iceland, and were amongst the first medieval Icelandic texts to attract scholarly attention in early modern times, their fabulous and clearly unhistorical qualities caused them to fall into comparative disfavour during much of the twentieth century, until a considerable revival of interest and appreciation in recent decades.
His ekphrastic poems enliven works of art that populate walls of such collections as Jerusalem's Israel Museum and London's National Gallery; his postcard series animates past experiences of and reflections on places like Hebron, Zurich, Jerusalem, and Sastin; and the poems that focus on personal history revivify those Ruebner has lost, either due to the Holocaust or other unhistorical tragedies, such as his son's disappearance in South America, and tether them to his consciousness and therefore to ours.
It is the essence of what we mean by the word 'unhistorical'."
"The current trend for trying to revise the past is deeply unhistorical and most sensible Australians will see this as gesture politics.
"To produce a historical drama which is unhistorical is not what it says on the tin.
The school children will be drilled into it and their brain will be stuffed with unhistorical and subjective writings of obliging writers and history re-writing scribes.
In short, there could hardly be a more arbitrary and unhistorical test of presidential quality.
laws enforce religious freedom fairly for everyone and his perspective on church-state separation, which he has called "a recent thing that is unhistorical and unconstitutional."
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