Fools Sentence Examples
There aren't many fools climbing alone.
Langeron's objections were valid but it was obvious that their chief aim was to show General Weyrother--who had read his dispositions with as much self-confidence as if he were addressing school children--that he had to do, not with fools, but with men who could teach him something in military matters.
Though lately, I'm surrounded by fools with bad ideas.
The Narrenschiff of Sebastian Brant was essentially German in conception and treatment, but his hundred and thirteen types of fools possessed, nevertheless, universal interest.
The fools are given a local colour, and Barclay appears as the unsparing satirist of the social evils of his time.Advertisement
Certayne Ecloges of Alexander Barclay, Priest, written in his youth, were probably printed as early as 1513, although the earliest extant edition is that in John Cawood's reprint (1570) of the Ship of Fools.
The burlesque ritual which characterized the Feast of Fools throughout the middle ages was now at its height.
Of this kind of retribution Scott in The Abbot gives a vivid picture, the Protestants interrupting the mass celebrated by the trembling remnant of the monks in the ruined abbey church, and insisting on substituting the traditional Feast of Fools.
Often the ass was a mere incident in the Feast of Fools; but sometimes he was the occasion of a special festival, ridiculous enough to modern notions, but by no means intended in an irreverent spirit.
At Sens the Feast of the Ass was associated with the Feast of Fools, celebrated at Vespers on the Feast of Circumcision.Advertisement
Various efforts were made during the middle ages to abolish the Feast of Fools.
For curious instances of the part played by the ass in medieval church festivals see the article Fools, Feast Of.
In Germany the name of the foreigners, who were completely defeated in the battle of St Jakob on the Birs, not far from Basel, was mockingly corrupted into Arme Jacken, Poor Jackets, or Arme Gecken, Poor Fools.
To preside over these festivities it was customary to have a master of the ceremonies, who was called king in Provence, somewhat after the manner of the Feast of Fools.
But the spirit, though adjured with all solemnity, remained obstinately silent; and it soon appeared that a naughty girl of eleven had been amusing herself by making fools of so many philosophers.Advertisement
The people of Malines gained in the old distich - "gaudet Mechlinia stultis" - the reputation of being "fools," because one of the citizens on seeing the moon through the dormer windows of St Rombaut called out that the place was on fire, and his fellow-citizens, following his example, endeavoured to put out the conflagration until they realized the truth.
There had been a time when the cant of such fools would have made Bunyan miserable.
Some of them played the part of professional jesters (like the later buffoons and court fools), and kept collections of witticisms ready for use at their patrons' table; others relied upon flattery, others again condescended to the most degrading devices (Plutarch, De adulatore, 23; De educatione puerorum, 17).
The expedition fell flat; not a man joined the banner of the white rose, and James became aware that he had set forth on a fools errand.
William had not so understood the new invention of a united ministry as binding him to take into his service a united ministry of men whom he regarded as fools and knaves.Advertisement
After these fools bargains the paladin set out for Naples in 1494.
All right, men are hormone driven fools.
The most commonly found ammonites found are those of Iron Pyrite (Fools Gold ).
Tho the queen will, if these fools do not call upon me. ' A thin, round-shouldered priest left the queen's bedchamber.
I liked Stez the best because he's a cuddly bunny who does not suffer fools gladly.Advertisement
More surprisingly, the metallic yellow mineral chalcopyrite, often known as fools ' gold, also has a black streak.
Even the most deluded of deluded optimistic naÃ¯ve fools on LSD would laugh at that suggestion.
Getting everyone to realize that every single data error potentially sends people on a fools errand is a critical success factor.
Keith Lindsay recently worked with legendary BBC comedy writer John Sullivan on Green Green Grass, the long-awaited follow-up to Only Fools And Horses.
It, too, has had its share of rubbish pedaled by insincere opportunists and deluded fools.
They are true show jumping horses strong, tall, slightly scarey and they certainly don't tolerate fools.
There are some misguided fools who imagine that one can achieve spiritual excellence without adhering to the Sunna.
Pounds billion footsie know they would hero that country other April fools ' .
It also includes poisonous species such a poison hemlock, water hemlock and fools parsley.
He was dynamic, did not suffer fools gladly but was intensely loyal to his staff and trainees.
People who don't know the meanings of words aren't just fools, they're dangerous subversives.
And, as ever, History will do a reasonably thorough job of erasing the no-talent fools from popular consciousness.
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That was until I took a holiday and like so many fools before me failed to heed this warning.
The consequence of fools despising wisdom and discipline has been great on their own lives, schools, society and family life.
Fairholt's edition of The Cytezen and Uplondyshman (Percy Soc. 1847), which includes large extracts from the other eclogues; also Zarncke's edition of Brant (Leipzig, 1854); and Dr Fedor Fraustadt, Uber das Verhdltnis von Barclays Ship of Fools zu den lateinischen, franzosischen and deutschen Quellen (1894).
Men are not such absolute fools as Nicia, nor such compliant catspaws as Ligurio and Timoteo; women are not such weak instruments as Sostrata and Lucrezia.
The Jews say, ` Come to us ye who are sinners, ye who are fools or children, ye who are miserable, and ye shall enter into the kingdom of Heaven.'
Among others may be mentioned Die Narrenbeschworung (1512); Die Schelmenzunft (1512); Die Gduchmatt, which treats of enamoured fools (1519), and a translation of Virgil's Aeneid (1515) dedicated to the emperor Maximilian I.
You know I did all a father could for their education, and they have both turned out fools.
It's only we who are such fools.
That sarky comment was purely aimed at a number of fools who judge Mr P without actually bothering to read him first.
I have now joined the serried ranks of the fools who put complex electronics through the washer.
As a result of this she has become very streetwise and does n't tolerate fools gladly.
People who do n't know the meanings of words are n't just fools, they 're dangerous subversives.
Science has toiled too long forging weapons for fools to use.
It seems that The Hills stars Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt will take any opportunity available to them to generate publicity, even when it makes them look like fools.
If you decide to prank Mom and Dad as a funny joke over April Fools or for a few laughs when they get home from work, you'll have to determine how to prank your parents in a safe and responsible manner.
This sun sign is the epitome of the saying, "suffer no fools", and has an almost regal quality about him when he dismisses someone as not very amusing or not very educated.
He'll rush in where fools never would, but he will conquer all obstacles and come out victorious.
Over the years, James Franco has starred in numerous films such as Eat, Pray, Love, Milk, Nights in Rodanthe, Knocked Up and Fools Gold.
Rubi aspires to Maribel's wealth, but fools Maribel that she truly wants to be her friend.
Alaric reveals he knows even more about vampires as he uses vervain and fools Damon when Damon tries to compel him.
Viewers mock, criticize, ridicule, and judge those who can't get along with others, like to make fools of themselves, and do stupid things just to make a buck.
These Carolina country fools never lock their doors making it so easy it's scarcely a challenge.
While the fools looked for my car nearby, I, in spite of excruciating pain, managed to escape their feeble efforts to find me.
For decades, teams of three hardy fools had tried to knock each other senseless with high pressure fire hoses, while the spectators tried to escape the cross fire.
Dean did the same, hoping its eighteen inch girth was sufficient to secure the two damn fools who were testing it as their sole mooring against the natural forces of nature.
The Ship of Fools was as popular in its English dress as it had been in Germany.
His wit was often used as a weapon of defence, for he did not suffer fools gladly.
As a result of this she has become very streetwise and doesn't tolerate fools gladly.