While it is great to get inexpensive glasses, they have also been accused of having out-of-date frames.
The success of the restaurant rested more on out-of-date memories than the current excellence of its bill of fare.
And in the scientific region the great apologetic classics, like Butler, are hopelessly out of date.
It is no exaggeration to say that a parallel condition in literature would be produced by a strong public opinion to the effect that any Enelish style was hopelessly out of date unless it consisted exclusively of the most difficult types of phrase to be found in the works of Browning and Meredith.
It should be added that the Greek War (1897) revealed to the sultan the decrepit state into which the Ottoman navy had fallen, and considerable " extraordinary " expenditure - much of which was wasted - has been incurred since (and including) 1902 to put the least out-of-date warships into a serviceable condition.