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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.Wyndham Lewis
- (figuratively) A doomed cause; a lost cause; a loosing cause; a loosing proposition; an impending debacle; an on-going disaster; a bad deal.
- A great start two months ago and now their company's a sinking ship.
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