This decision is so patently unjust that it has been very widely ascribed to a deliberate design to keep the two countries apart.
After 1864 Hall bore more than his fair share of the odium and condemnation which weighed so heavily upon the national Liberal party, making no attempt to repudiate responsibility and refraining altogether from attacking patently unscrupulous opponents.
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disapproval of war patently clear for many weeks.
However it was patently obvious by then that it was daft to continue.