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Neglect is inherently different from unsightliness.
Indeed, historians characterize New York, particularly in the 1910s when Barnes first arrived, as a time and place that exerted tremendous energy to mitigate the dangers of unsightliness.
By litter picking it may remind individuals of the danger to people, animals and birds and the unsightliness of litter.
For instance, it is presumed that governing authorities take into consideration the recommendations of their zoning commission and the evidence supporting a rezoning or a zoning amendment--including growth and land use studies, resident input and concern, traffic concerns, unsightliness, buffer zones and unwanted uses, land values and devaluation, and future growth needs.
S]ubstantial interferences with a person's use and enjoyment of property by things such as noise and unsightliness can best be abated by courts applying equitable principles.
These havens for vermin, infection and plain unsightliness are a damning indictment of local authority buck-passing.
Its theoretical unsightliness combined with the fact that infinity shades would fail completely in some far-fetched hypothetical cases and would introduce distortions in more realistic cases like Research Council means that we should be very reluctant to accept this selection rule.
If it's just a case of unsightliness, I'm afraid it's unlikely that you'll be able to get an operation on the NHS these days.
By the end of the nineteenth century, utopian groups flourished, as artists, architects, designers, and writers embraced aestheticized experience and artisanal traditions in reaction to the unsightliness and commercialism of urban life.
that in making private nuisance determinations, the unsightliness of a
With marine sports, especially diving, jet-skiing and boating, becoming increasingly popular and being promoted as a main attraction in Jeddah's bid to become a world class tourism destination, the Red Sea clean up part of the Nazeeh & Wartan campaign is of great importance and is totally supported by Jeddah's diving community, who understands better than most, the unsightliness of trash dumped in the sea and how destructive it is to marine life, especially the delicate coral that takes centuries to grow.
But the characteristic firmness of these rights--that they cannot be removed by simple legislative act--cannot be explained by appeal to the unsightliness of a two-tiered system of justice generally.