However, total head-in-the-sand inaction wasn't possible.
After seven years of inaction, however, this imperial rescript was pitched in a far lower key.
In October 1865 Lord Palmerstons rule, which had been characterized by six years of ~olitical inaction at home and by constant disturbanCe abroad, w~s terminated by his Lord death.
Besides these, however, we must consider the protection of the whole body from injury caused by (a) inaction, or (b) overaction, or (c) weakness of any one of its parts.
Bolivar was entrusted with the command of the important post of Puerto Cabello, but not being supported he had to evacuate the place; and owing to the inaction of Miranda the Spaniards recovered their hold over the country.