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purblind

partly or nearly blind
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vote for, the kind of purblind politicians Jonathon Porritt warned of
The 'institutional boundaries' in golden words of our constitution are crystal clear but 'blurred' in minds of purblind players, ruling bureaucrats, judges and praetorian.
But, 'blurred' in minds of purblind players ruling bureaucrats, judges, and praetorians.
The hostility of a Hindu supremacist BJP government was anticipated by most Pakistanis, except the purblind. But Modi's arrogance and belligerence towards Pakistan have outstripped anticipation, partly because of next elections whereby he wants to appease extremists and hardliners, and mostly due to the shift in the global and regional strategic environment and India's growing alignment with the US in the context of its rising rivalry with China.
People don't say anymore, 'He invested unwisely because he was purblind'.
One is allowed, I think, to feel a certain amount of pique in reading them and noticing the extensive labor they put into defining a concept like perception while tossing off casually vicious, fearful, and disdainful perceptions about Africans, "Negroes," "Indians," and any other nonwhite peoples unfortunate enough to come under their purblind purview.
Vladimir Nabokov, for example, posits Nicolai Gogol as being revolutionary in his deployment of descriptive techniques for formal ends; Russian literature prior to Gogol, Nabokov tells us, was purblind inasmuch as it traded in "hackneyed combinations of blind noun and dog-like adjectives" (Nabokov [1981] 2002, 54).
While this damned mummer hopes--if that is the word for it--by recounting his story to "come to mean [his] words aright / And not, as now, like some dull purblind wight / Prating by rote" (ll.
Not only Malthus alone but his contemporaries and purblind successors, the Classical Economists, including the eminent J.S.
But how much plain historical truth outweighs concerted fiction may, in this particular, be perceived even by a purblind man through his mind's eye" (114).
Human beings are terrible at foresight, and marrying our purblind premonitions to government power would be more terrible still.
Bright, ballsy, bold and full of beans, miss Kelly is a dream for the media and, indeed, the less purblind punters who have spotted the value of her 5lb claim.