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purblind

partly or nearly blind
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Just last week out these waters I fished a perch--eyeballs purblind baby moons.
Her resultant embittered spinsterhood denies her an understanding of love and sex, and her virginity, that "abysmal and purblind innocence" (p.
The nineteenth century was acutely conscious of the ambiguous situation of individual lives and egos--from Wordsworth's Prelude to Swinburne's fellow Pre-Raphaelite George Meredith to Hardy's Wessex folk and their purblind Doomsters.
Really, if Barack Obama were to declare war on Belgium because he'd always found [fictional character] Tintin Au Congo offensively racist, or David Cameron were to launch a nuclear strike on Mykonos because all those white-painted buildings were 'way too gay,' you still wouldn't be half way close to equaling the quite breathtaking stupidity, purblind ignorance and suicidal wrongheadedness of the disasters currently being inflicted on the world by our boneheaded political and administrative classes on their holy mission to 'combat climate change.
How many more tears like hers must be shed before the purblind military top brass recognise the fact that our war in Afghanistan is as good as over, because David Cameron wants out?
Saudis traveling to the United States experienced the full effect of this purblind judgment in the wake of the 9/11 atrocity.
But what he did instead was continue riding and to show form - particularly for his father-in-law Richard Hannon, and particularly for some reason on the all-weather - that made any but the purblind understand what his employers had seen in him in the first place.
desire" and the men who obsess over them, purblind in their
But it should weigh heavily on the consciences, if they have any, of the purblind officials who have urged dog owners to keep their dog close to them on a lead when walking.
Cassell concludes by saying: "Particularly in his last book, Vernani's dogged obsessions, his show of high-handed self-complacency, his purblind self-righteousness, his adamant parti-pris, and his determination to show no quarter betray ulterior motives and ultimate frustrations.
The deception of miracles was keeping them purblind and lost" (Hereven 1996, 1.
Apparently the rain didn't do anything to her whacky tresses that her purblind hairdresser couldn't.