Sentence Examples with the word neglectful

About the time of setting out on his Indian expedition he was described as a most comely man, upwards of 6 ft., tall, well-proportioned, of robust make and constitution; inclined to be fat, but prevented by the fatigue he underwent; with fine, large black eyes and eyebrows; of sanguine complexion, made more manly by the influence of sun and weather; a loud, strong voice; a moderate wine-drinker; fond of simple diet, such as pilaos and plain dishes, but often neglectful of meals altogether, and satisfied, if occasion required, with parched peas and water, always to be procured.i During the reign of Nadir an attempt was made to establish a British Caspian trade with Persia.

During his exile he had surrounded himself with young men of the same spirit as himself, such as Buckingham and Bennet, who, without having any claim to statesmanship, inattentive to business, neglectful of the national interests and national prejudices, became Charles's chief advisers.

Upon his release in 1774 he married his cousin Mlle de Broissy, but he was neglectful and unfaithful, and in 1789 the pair separated, the wife taking refuge in a convent.

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Here his love of social pleasures made him neglectful of his studies, but he entered St John's College, Cambridge, in October 1766.

Though he was not blind to the commercial interests of England, he was neglectful of the administration and affairs of her oversea colonies.

He is nominally a Mahommedan, but is neglectful of the practices of his religion.

One of them, he fell into the hands of several, who disputed among themselves for the ascendancy: Maurepas, incomparable in little things, but neglectful of political affairs; DArgenson, bold, and strongly attached to his work as minister See Marquis de Brhan, Le Comte de Pllo (Nantes, 1874); R.

During this time Newton does not appear to have taken part in any of the debates in the House; but he was not neglectful of his duties as a member.

He sent far and wide in search of manuscripts, rescuing many treasures from the charge of ignorant and neglectful monks.