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Rashness

Charge of the Light Brigade
ill-advised British assault at Balaklava, Crimea (1854). [Br. Hist.: Harbottle, 25]
Gilpin, John
rides uncontrollably on fresh steed. [Br. Lit.: John Gilpin’s Ride]
Icarus
artificial wings destroyed by flying too close to sun. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 126]
Lear
headstrong and “full of changes.” [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
Uzzah
rashly grabs for Ark of Covenant, a transgression. [O.T.: II Samuel 6:6–8]
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Rashness is one of properties of illness--outlaws that we are--and it is rashness that we need in reading Shakespeare.
Umar, who was once hailed as the brightest batting talent on the cricketing horizon, has struggled in recent months due to his rashness and reckless approach in batting which has cost him his wicket on a number of occasions, the Dawn newspaper reports.
Williamson, however, compounded the situation with his rashness.
I considered the whole case as typical of the rashness associated with young people," she said.
Nobody's asking for rashness but now, following prudence we need courage," Defense Minister Ignazio La Russa, one of Berlusconi's most loyal supporters, told the daily La Stampa.
At this point, the conjuring of national sovereignty and the rejection of the dictations which constitute another facet of the "conspiracy," come to annul all that was officially said regarding the wish to introduce reform and accelerate the process without rashness.
The rashness of admitting the two countries to the EU unreformed must not be compounded by discarding the best reform incentive.
Georgia's "frozen" separatist conflicts in Abkhazia and South Ossetia provided a pretext that was aided by the rashness of Saakashvili and the dithering of the Europeans.
She believes in his innocence and pursues her conviction with the rashness of youth.
From both teams, up until the rashness of the final minutes, there was a desire to play football, to search for an opening rather than pump aimless long balls forward in the hope of catching a break.
He said that it helps a person to firm up his will, cultivate and refine his taste and manners, strengthen his conviction of doing good, avoid controversy, petulance and rashness, which all contribute towards a sane and healthy personality.
Lehmann treats the historical Rahner honestly, critiquing the turbidity of his prose and his impatience and rashness with the German bishops' conference, while highlighting his unique contributions to theology and to the Church.