Forgetful of national in France.
Forgetful of the tomb, you lay the foundation of your palaces.
Fanatics sought death by insulting the magistrates or by breaking idols, and in their enthusiasm for martyrdom became self-centred and forgetful of their normal duty.
"Our clergy seem," he says, "not merely forgetful of the lesson but ignorant of it, such a passion for possessions has in our days fastened like a pestilence on their souls."
Forgetful or ignorant of the great principle announced and established by Rilleux, they have mostly devoted their energies and ingenuity to contriving all sorts of complicated arrangements to give the juice the density required, by passing and repassing it over the heating surface of the apparatus, the saving of a few square feet of which would seem to have been their main object.
Most days, only the forgetful owner, this newly hired cleaning girl called Annie and a standoffish tabby are in residence.
The hardships of a campaign cause him little sufferin~ since he never frets over them, but the hour of combat finds him forgetful bf everything save victory.
The settlement, though far from ideal, involved concessions on both sides: and Italy, though still forgetful of the principles enunciated at the Roman congress, could at least claim to be the only victorious Power which had relinquished its hold upon conquered territory.
bats and wasps and lizards, forgetful of rest and food, and insensible to the noisomeness of their corruption.
The latter half of the 19th century is mainly occupied with the record of a very remarkable process of colonization and settlement - French and Russian monastic and other establishments, some of them semi-religious and semi-political; German colonies; fanatical American communities; Jewish agricultural settlements - all, so to speak, " nibbling " at the country, and each so intent upon gaining a step on its rivals as to be forgetful of the gathering storm.
This rediscovery of the far western archipelago, and the expeditions which, even within Prince Henry's life (as in 1452) pushed still deeper into the Atlantic, seem to show that the infante was not entirely forgetful of the possibility of such a western route to Asia as Columbus attempted in 1492, only to find America across his path.
Although "' G r 'e t, the young elector spent the two first years of his reign mainly in Prussia, he was by no means forgetful of Brandenburg, and began resolutely to root out the many evils which had sprung up during the feeble rule of his father.
Their expulsion from Arabia, followed by the conquest of Egypt by the Mahommedans in the middle of the 7th century, changed this state of affairs, and the continued advances of the followers of the Prophet at length cut them off from almost every means of communication with the civilized world; so that, as Gibbon says, "encompassed by the enemies of their religion, the Ethiopians slept for near a thousand years, forgetful of the world by whom they were forgotten."
forgetful about the past.
For a minute there, I thought I was getting forgetful.
For a minute there I thought I was getting forgetful.
Healthy appearing decrepit 69 year old male, mentally alert but forgetful.
I award her now the medal for total absorption, for being so forgetful of her father's fondness for hitting.
forgetful at times.
forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.
forgetful people like me.
forgetful minds putting things in places they shouldn't go.
forgetful ones among you.
forgetful members who let their introduction agency membership lapse accidentally.
She has hair loss, is so skinny and seems very forgetful at times.
I am not forgetful, just a wee bit eccentric.
Unlike her, I play by ear and that organ gets a little forgetful at times.
If one is usually forgetful one is bound to be forgetful again.
too, too forgetful of thine own affairs, Why wilt thou so betray thy son's good hap?
forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
MEMORY - depending on where the brain tumor is situated, a person may generally become more forgetful.
Do your friends and family think you're getting more forgetful now than you used to be?
forgetful of ultimate realities which are non-self.
forgetful of nÃ¥ma and rÃºpa, we are absorbed in concepts of people and events.
forgetful of self and concentrated on each other.
Slow, forgetful and slightly sniffy service, never paying us much attention and having to be reminded to bring drinks and take orders.
13); (34) the tree called peridexion (protects pigeons from the serpent by its shadow); (35) the pigeons (of several colours;: led by one of them, which is of a purple or golden colour); (36) the antelope (or hydrippus; caught by its horns in the thicket); (37) the fireflints (of two sexes; combine to produce fire); (38) the magnet (adheres to iron); (39) the saw-fish (sails in company with ships); (40) the ibis (fishes only along the shore); (41) the ibex (descries a hunter from afar); (42) the diamond again (read "carbuncle"; found only by night); (43) the elephant.(conceives after partaking of mandrake; brings forth in the water; the young protected from the serpent by the father; when fallen is lifted up only by a certain small individual of its own kind); (44) the agate (employed in pearl-fishing); (45) the wild ass and ape (mark the equinox); (46) the Indian stone (relieves patients of the dropsy); (47) the heron (touches no dead body, and keeps to one dwellingplace); (48) the sycamore (or wild fig; grubs living inside the fruit and coming out); (49) the ostrich (devours all sorts of things; forgetful of its own eggs).
His commanding stature, the symmetry of his form, the dark and melancholy beauty of his countenance, rather rendered piquant than impaired by an obliquity of vision, produced an imposing impression even before his deep and powerful voice had given utterance to its melodious thunders; and harsh and superficial half-truths enunciated with surpassing ease and grace of gesture, and not only with an air of absolute conviction but with the authority of a prophetic messenger, in tones whose magical fascination was inspired by an earnestness beyond all imitation of art, acquired a plausibility and importance which, at least while the orator spoke, made his audience entirely forgetful of their preconceived objections against them.
If you were forgetful your whole life, keeping an accurate daily appointment book is more likely to help than increasing your nightly hours of sleep.
You may have a hard time concentrating on tasks; you may become forgetful, indecisive and impulsive.
To do lists can help you remember those forgetful errands or items you need for your next appointment.
Along with supplements, there are other lifestyle habits that can help you stay more focused and less forgetful.
Personalized calendar: A calendar with birthdays, anniversaries, and other important dates already marked is sure to be appreciated by a forgetful relative.
While neither of these songs are featured on the 50 First Dates soundtrack, Adam Sandler does sing Forgetful Lucy.
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