Foolishness sentence example

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  • He'd put a stop to this foolishness.
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  • There was no room for vandals and foolishness.
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  • We did it just out of foolishness.
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  • It provides freedom and invites the impulse to engage in foolishness.
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  • I considered taking the chance of phoning from the comfort of my apartment but realized the foolishness of taking such a chance.
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  • Christians have no standing in the Old Testament prophecies, and their talk of a resurrection that was only revealed to some of their own adherents is foolishness.
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  • Her foreign policy was flighty to the verge of foolishness.
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  • He laughed and muttered something about foolishness.
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  • Here--stop this foolishness!
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  • He took a leading part in Absalom's revolt, and his defection was a severe blow to the king, who prayed that God would bring his counsel to "foolishness."
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  • No work upon earth is wrought apart from thee, lord, nor through the divine ethereal sphere, nor upon the sea; save only whatsoever deeds wicked men do in their own foolishness.
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  • They had also the proper name 'Elrt,.niOEin for the slow-witted brother of Prometheus who turned all the hero's wisdom to foolishness.
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  • A look of sheer amazement at the foolishness of this comment passed over the whole team.
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  • "God," he writes, "has given the art of divination not to the wisdom, but to the foolishness of man; for no man, when in his wits, attains prophetic truth and inspiration; but when he receives the inspired word either his intelligence is enthralled by sleep, or he is demented by some distemper or possession.
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  • But this line of argument was latent in Christian thought from the time when St Paul spoke of the " foolishness " of preaching.
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  • A new world was discovered, for the sake of which everything else was abandoned; to make sure of that world insight and intelligence were freely sacrificed; and, in the light that streamed from beyond, the absurdities of the present became wisdom, and its wisdom became foolishness.
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  • 18 Paul contrasts the being filled with the Spirit with the foolishness of intoxication with wine, and remarks that those filled with the Spirit speak to themselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs and give thanks always for all things.
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  • I don't care about all your bones foolishness, but Fitz buying the vodka scares me.
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  • The foolishness and obstinacy of the ass has caused the name to be transferred metaphorically to human beings; and the fifth proposition of Book i.
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  • No, he was quick to say, it didn't come from any "psychic foolishness" which he didn't believe existed.
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  • The quiet expression of these startling ideas is more remarkable than their adoption; for smaller artists live on still more startling ideas; but most remarkable of all is the presentation of Parsifal, both in his foolishness and in the widsom which comes to him through pity.
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