Foolishly sentence example

foolishly
  • So you must be careful not to spend these foolishly.

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  • After the guests had drunk quite a little of it, they began to talk foolishly and sing loudly; and some of them went to sleep.

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  • To this period belong his exercises in Latin verse, in the loose taste of the day, foolishly published by him as Juvenilia in 1548.

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  • This pupil (probably Albert Burgh, who afterwards joined the Church of Rome and penned a foolishly insolent epistle to his former teacher) was the occasion of Spinoza's first publication - the only publication indeed to which his name was attached.

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  • Rhyn smiled faintly, admiring the woman before him.  She was foolishly stubborn and lippy – and he loved that about her.  She was the first creature ever to see beyond his half-demon curse.

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  • At Tiberias a little squadron of the brethren of the two Orders went down before Saladin's cavalry in May; at Hattin the levy masse of the kingdom, some 20,000 strong, foolishly marching over a sandy plain under the heat of a July sun, was utterly defeated; and after a fortnight's siege Jerusalem capitulated (October 2nd, 1187).

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  • Johnson had failed, not because his mind was less vigorous than when he wrote Rasselas in the evenings of a week, but because he had foolishly chosen, or suffered others to choose for him, a subject such as he would at no time have been competent to treat.

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  • Towards the end of June the chief of the Jaalin tribe, Abdalla wad Said, who occupied Metemma, angered by the khalifa, made his submission to Kitchener and asked for support, at the same time foolishly sending a defiant letter to the khalifa.

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  • But Hisham, to whom he was successor-designate, foolishly kept him in the background, and even made earnest efforts to get his own son Maslama acknowledged as his successor.

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  • Valens returned to Antioch, wherein the winter of 373-4 he instituted a persecution of magicians and other people whom he foolishly believed to imperil his life.

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  • If we thought that was the end of the glitches, we were foolishly naïve indeed.

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  • Rhyn smiled faintly, admiring the woman before him.  She was foolishly stubborn and lippy – and he loved that about her.  She was the first creature ever to see beyond his half-demon curse.

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  • I would not be one of those who will foolishly drive a nail into mere lath and plastering; such a deed would keep me awake nights.

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  • The young natives were foolishly certain that they would be able to overpower their oppressors.

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  • A little later, when Montfort was committed to opposition, Henry foolishly accepted from Innocent IV.

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  • Dean's ini­tial hope that most travelers would have already reached their des­tinations proved foolishly optimistic as he crept his way toward the Atlantic seashore.

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  • Cade only wanted one thing - and she had foolishly submitted.

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  • If we thought that was the end of the glitches, we were foolishly naïve indeed.

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  • At length Constantine had her arrested, but foolishly pardoned her shortly afterwards.

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