less valuable

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Damocles has seen the sword suspended by a hair over his head, and though a good man need not be made less valuable by such a knowledge, the feast shall not henceforth have the same flavour.
Krempe a great deal of sound sense and real information, combined, it is true, with a repulsive physiognomy and manners, but not on that account the less valuable.
It should be observed that vague beliefs, so far from being necessarily false, have a better chance of truth than precise ones, though their truth is less valuable than that of precise beliefs, since they do not distinguish between occurrences which may differ in important ways.
Whatever less valuable fruits had been produced in this uneducated woman by her migratory habits, the great principle of female nature was too deeply rooted ever to be entirely eradicated.
Certain big, heavy vehicles, built on the model of the Podsnap plate, took away the heavy articles of guests weighing ever so much; and the less valuable articles got away after their various manners; and the Podsnap plate was put to bed.
A good deal more than a year ago, before anything was known of Lydgate's skill, the judgments on it had naturally been divided, depending on a sense of likelihood, situated perhaps in the pit of the stomach or in the pineal gland, and differing in its verdicts, but not the less valuable as a guide in the total deficit of evidence.
I know nothing as to the fate of the less valuable animals.
But simply delivering buckets of cash, which would mean a dangerous surge in inflation, would make money even less valuable than it is now.
Small and medium businesses don't have the dedicated IT resources of larger companies, yet their data is no less valuable," said Tony Barbagallo, vice president of marketing at Dantz.
Cattle now at their peak will get fatter and less valuable the longer they wait for slaughter.
Some of these factors include dependence on and volatility of VCAT's revenues from the Barona Casino; the expectation of no revenues from VCAT's consulting agreement with the Barona Tribe; the ability of VCAT to return to profitability; the expectation that VCAT will receive a tax refund in the amount of $1,172,000; VCAT's ability to recognize, develop and exploit additional business opportunities; to recognize strategically valuable and less valuable services; the ability to attract and retain key employees, including VCAT's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, L.
Their lives should be no less valuable than those of judges, prosecutors, police officers and witnesses.