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But the question whether the camp was advantageous or disadvantageous remained for him undecided.
As to Captain Lydgate himself, his low brow, his aquiline nose bent on one side, and his rather heavy utterance, might have been disadvantageous in any young gentleman who had not a military bearing and mustache to give him what is doted on by some flower-like blond heads as "style.
Tarzan's arms and legs were free but he was in such a disadvantageous position that he could not use them to any good effect.
The satisfaction which the captain received from the kind behaviour of Miss Bridget, was not a little abated by his apprehensions of Mr Allworthy; for, notwithstanding his disinterested professions, the captain imagined he would, when he came to act, follow the example of the rest of the world, and refuse his consent to a match so disadvantageous, in point of interest, to his sister.
Levin's conviction that it could not be was founded on the idea that in the eyes of her family he was a disadvantageous and worthless match for the charming Kitty, and that Kitty herself could not love him.
The estimable Twemlow, dressing himself in his lodgings over the stable-yard in Duke Street, Saint James's, and hearing the horses at their toilette below, finds himself on the whole in a disadvantageous position as compared with the noble animals at livery.
I represented to him that he had some considerable substance in the world, and good friends, as I understood by himself, and the maid also; that the maid was not only poor, and a servant, but was unequal to him, she being six or seven and twenty years old, and he not above seventeen or eighteen; that he might very probably, with my assistance, make a remove from this wilderness, and come into his own country again; and that then it would be a thousand to one but he would repent his choice, and the dislike of that circumstance might be disadvantageous to both.
This is, of course, both risky and disadvantageous for the driver.
In 2001, we were offered a partitioning of the Republic of Macedonia but that partitioning was disadvantageous to Albanians and our fellow Macedonian citizens," Ahmeti told the Kosovo television (end)
Instead, over 40% consider them disadvantageous and 30% - rather disadvantageous.
According to the banks, the rules could put them into a disadvantageous position when compared to other US banks.
We have been asked to look at the tax law and ensure that Islamic financial institutions are put in neither an advantageous nor a disadvantageous position compared to its conventional peers," Ashok Hariharan, partner and head of Tax for KPMG in Oman, told the Times of Oman.