It had been foolish to climb into the car with him.
Perhaps it was a foolish thing to do.
It was a foolish thing to say.
No, you're just foolish enough to jump from the buggy.
While Dean felt foolish, he couldn't help feeling a tickle of pleasure as hundreds of people clapped and cheered as they passed.
He does not discuss the possibility of successful resistance to the Chaldeans; he simply assumes that the attempt is foolish and wicked, and, like other prophets, he identifies his political programme with the will of God.
Maybe we're acting precipitously; as foolish as a kindergartener doing tumble saults.
She is the one from Surry and her name is listed as Elizabeth in the phone book but they call her Betty, or Becky or some foolish diminutive.
And thou art more foolish and unreasonable than a little child, who, playing with the parts of a skillfully made watch, dares to say that, as he does not understand its use, he does not believe in the master who made it.
Hadn't she been supportive of Brandon when he made his foolish move of dropping out of college?
It was a foolish thing to do and he didn't like it.
Foolish Edith, Dean thought as he returned to his room.
One clue following another until we are together and I rid myself of your foolish games and inconvenient interruptions.
Can you hear me? she called, feeling foolish when nothing happened.
Past the fencing was a sandy stretch where the landmines awaited those foolish enough to cross.
She hadn't been foolish; she'd been desperate.
I would be foolish to let you free within my walls.
If at this stage of their existence the real ambition of the Transvaal Boers was to found a strong and compact republican state, their conduct in opposing a scheme of union with the Orange Free State was foolish to a degree.
Soc. for 1878, points out that this act meant something to the mob who followed the rebel chief, and was not a piece of foolish acting.
And--pardon me for the foolish question--but, are you all invisible?
"I won't answer such a foolish question," asserted Eureka, with a snarl.
Here Rehoboam made the foolish speech which kindled the revolt of the N.
Alex wouldn't think it was foolish or childish.
He engaged in a foolish and undignified struggle with Crebillon (not fils), a rival set up against him by Madame de Pompadour, but a dramatist who, in part of one play, Rhadamiste et Zenobie, has struck a note of tragedy in the grand Cornelian strain, which Voltaire could never hope to echo.
Don't put words in my mouth - or foolish thoughts in your head.
Tikhon scratched his back with one hand and his head with the other, then suddenly his whole face expanded into a beaming, foolish grin, disclosing a gap where he had lost a tooth (that was why he was called Shcherbaty--the gap-toothed).
Cynthia finished her wedding pronouncement by tossing out a comment about her foolish son considering delaying the final year of his education to play professional baseball, a decision against which she and Rose Calvia planned to exert a full court press.
How foolish she is!
"Foolish human," Rhyn said more quietly.
"None of us has had breakfast," said the boy; "and in a time of danger like this it's foolish to talk about eating."
"Don't be foolish," advised the Tin Woodman, "or you may be sorry for it."
It was a foolish thing to say, given the circumstances, but she was up to her eyeballs with this lingering bad mood.
Oh, I guess I'm just being foolish like Claire says.
Dean knew he was being foolish beyond any measure of reason to venture even the short distance that would allow him to see beyond the overhang.
I don't think you're foolish, but I'll leave when I wish and no sooner.
Are you that foolish to travel when you shouldn't? he goaded.
Taran knew instinctively what could cause such a reaction from Sirian, and it involved the foolish woman.
He is succeeded by a foolish shepherd, who neglects his flock and lets it go to ruin.
A foolish attempt was made to claim his retreat as a victory, but the allies were too severely damaged to attempt an attack on the Dutch during the rest of the year.
She showed me how very foolish it would be for me to pursue a four years' course of study at Radcliffe, simply to be like other girls, when I might better be cultivating whatever ability I had for writing.
There, also, is the refined and spirited figure of "Cimabue" in mosaic. In Lyndhurst church are mural decorations to the memory of Mr Pepys Cockerell, illustrating "The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins."
But I am a prince, and it is foolish for princes to waste their time with such things.
He not merely did nothing of the kind, but on the contrary he used his power to select the most foolish and ruinous of all the courses open to him.
Of course, once she had convinced everyone else what a foolish move it would be, how was she going to convince herself that she didn't need Brandon in her life?
Wouldn't it be foolish to abandon the carefully laid plans that had helped her achieve her goals in the first place?
In return for the foolish provocation of war in 146 B.C. the Roman conquerors despoiled Corinth of its art treasures and destroyed the entire settlement: the land was partly made over to Sicyon and partly became public domain.
Formerly in Anna Pavlovna's presence, Pierre had always felt that what he was saying was out of place, tactless and unsuitable, that remarks which seemed to him clever while they formed in his mind became foolish as soon as he uttered them, while on the contrary Hippolyte's stupidest remarks came out clever and apt.
Those who tried to understand the general course of events and to take part in it by self-sacrifice and heroism were the most useless members of society, they saw everything upside down, and all they did for the common good turned out to be useless and foolish--like Pierre's and Mamonov's regiments which looted Russian villages, and the lint the young ladies prepared and that never reached the wounded, and so on.
He began to see how foolish he had been; he thought how terrible it would be to live there without one friend, without one person to whom he could speak.
It was a foolish thing to bring up.
Russell spoke with spirit and dignity in his own defence, and, in especial, vehemently denied that he had ever been party to a design so wicked and so foolish as those of the murder of the king and of rebellion.
What a foolish creature you are!
He saw a good deal of French society, and was himself much admired for his hearty defence of his rival Pitt against a foolish charge of encouraging plots for Napoleon's assassination.
But don't let us worry over such things, Zeb; we can't help ourselves just now, you know, and I've always been told it's foolish to borrow trouble.
Tell them it would be foolish for me to eat the piglet, because I had sense enough to know it would raise a row if I did.
Most important, did he ever suspect her foolish thoughts?
Kris said nothing, feeling at once foolish and like he was the child Andre used to chastise for failing to focus on his duties.
She suddenly felt foolish thinking that Guardian, a man trained to kill, wouldn't kill in cold blood or wouldn't succumb to any other vices.
The most foolish and discreditable was certainly that of Davies; his unworthy attempt to depreciate the great historian's learning, and his captious, cavilling, acrimonious charges of petty inaccuracies and discreditable falsification gave the object of his attack an easy triumph.
In spite of such a foolish ending, his funeral was that of a martyr, and by many of his adherents he has been regarded since with feelings almost of religious devotion.
You're weak and foolish and Gods, if I could find a magic pill that'd knock some sense into you --
She then added, with a hint of silly smile, "Foolish me."
"How foolish!" said Ethelbald.
"Just don't do anything foolish," she cautioned.
The two personages - the "old and foolish king" and the "poor and wise youth" - have been supposed (by Winckler) to be Antiochus Epiphanes (175-164 B.C.) and Demetrius (162-150 B.C.), or (by Haupt) Antiochus and the impostor Alexander Balas (150-146 B.C.), or (by others) Demetrius and Alexander; in favour of Alexander as the "youth" it may be said that he was of obscure origin, was at first popular, and was later abandoned by his friends.
They strut about on the stage of the play like they were very famous actors.
She suddenly felt foolish for believing David Kingsly.
"Foolish woman!" he snapped, and pushed her away.
You've done many foolish things, kiri, but stepping between me and a vamp is a first.