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nonsense Sentence Examples

  • I don't want to hear any more of this nonsense about magic.

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  • I thought that was TV nonsense until a few minutes later the phone rang and damned if he hadn't done just that!

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  • She couldn't help wondering if Evelyn really understood that going to his home country would mean she'd hear this kind of nonsense all the time.

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  • Then we started hearing all this nonsense about Byrne until it got us wondering if there might be something to it, so we did a little detecting ourselves.

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  • Then we started hearing all this nonsense about Byrne until it got us wondering if there might be something to it, so we did a little detecting ourselves.

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  • If I hear this nonsense again, I'll send you outside the walls to deal with this mess personally.

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  • Don't talk nonsense to me.

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  • He hated all this emotional nonsense, and had it been anyone but Sarah, he would have made a hasty retreat and stayed away until the waterworks passed.

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  • "What nonsense it is," Natasha suddenly exclaimed, "about honeymoons, and that the greatest happiness is at first!

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  • Nonsense, you're not putting us out, but you're more than welcome to use the phone... and please call me Sarah.

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  • The older men, who thought it undignified to amuse themselves with such nonsense, continued to lie at the opposite side of the fire, but one would occasionally raise himself on an elbow and glance at Morel with a smile.

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  • All that ruler business was just nonsense, but we are friends forever.

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  • Well, have it so, and you talked a lot of nonsense to him and must apologize.

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  • "Nonsense!" cried several of the piglets, together.

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  • Nonsense. You can save Jonny.

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  • What nonsense! she said, hoping it was a joke.

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  • "That's nonsense," he answered sternly.

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  • His warning, "No nonsense, gentlemen" (Point de reveries, Messieurs), was taken in very ill part, and it was perhaps naturally, but beyond question most unhappily, the truth that the tsar's concessions only served to encourage the Poles to revolt, and to produce a strong Russian reaction against his liberal policy.

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  • Nonsense. You'd find a way.

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  • Nonsense. You'd find a way.

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  • Don't talk nonsense! said a sergeant major.

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  • It will drive all the nonsense out of your head.

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  • If the whole activity of the leaders serves as the expression of the people's will, as some historians suppose, then all the details of the court scandals contained in the biographies of a Napoleon or a Catherine serve to express the life of the nation, which is evident nonsense; but if it is only some particular side of the activity of an historical leader which serves to express the people's life, as other so-called "philosophical" historians believe, then to determine which side of the activity of a leader expresses the nation's life, we have first of all to know in what the nation's life consists.

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  • A torrent of nonsense escaped from Jade, a mix of words that made no sense.

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  • I think aught will come of their rantings as the miners swear they'll flee the area for a more obliging locale if such nonsense were to happen.

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  • You drop this nonsense and tell the people to get ready to leave their homes and go to Moscow and to get carts ready for tomorrow morning for the princess' things.

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  • In the third circle, Naryshkin was speaking of the meeting of the Austrian Council of War at which Suvorov crowed like a cock in reply to the nonsense talked by the Austrian generals.

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  • The Christian idea of a special providence is nonsense, an insult to the deity.

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  • Take. Mine.  Be done with this nonsense.  Leave my mate and my hatchling alone!

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  • It is no answer to the objection that a reading in some Roman poet makes nonsense to say that its Latinity is perfect or its metre excellent.

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  • It's not nonsense, Papa.

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  • "Don't talk nonsense!" cried Marya Dmitrievna.

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  • "Oh, what nonsense!" cried Natasha, laughing.

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  • "Nonsense!" said the little man, turning red--although just then a ray of violet sunlight was on his round face.

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  • "I don't believe any of this nonsense," Tamer insisted.

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  • "Nonsense!" snapped the tired Wizard.

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  • I knew I had only bought time for Molly and I and our captor would soon learn of the nonsense I'd fed him and be done with me.

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  • Nonsense. I pay to board him now.

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  • Nonsense. I pay to board him now.

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  • He sought refuge from inferior society often in nonsense, occasionally in obscenity.

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  • "Nonsense, nonsense!" cried the old man, shaking his pigtail to see whether it was firmly plaited, and grasping his by the hand.

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  • Don't talk nonsense, just listen! said Natasha, with momentary vexation.

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  • Nonsense, I tell you.

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  • A considerable number of birds are mentioned, and something said of almost each of them; but that something is too often nonsense according to modern ideas.

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  • But that's nonsense, the chief thing is not to forget the important thing I was thinking of.

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  • Oh, that's nonsense, he thought.

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  • I told him that was nonsense and he had no business drinking at his age.

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  • It was total nonsense to even con­sider the million-to-one-shot coincidence that Byrne was some­how involved with the missing money but his mind wouldn't leave it alone.

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  • "Rubbish, nonsense, humbug!" exclaimed Nicholas, and he thought: "How charming this Natasha of mine is!

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  • She was a no nonsense woman in her thirties, time-worn to a mid-forties look, at best a five-beer take-home from an otherwise empty closing-time bar.

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  • What nonsense! said Natasha in the tone of one being deprived of her property.

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  • I went along with your silly nonsense and kicked Fitzgerald out.

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  • What does all that nonsense have to do with vodka or Billy Langstrom?

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  • In September of the same year his physical malady reached a crisis, from which he emerged a helpless wreck, with faculties paralysed rather than destroyed - "He never talked nonsense or said a foolish thing."

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  • Oh, they should let that fine fellow Bonaparte loose--he'd knock all this nonsense out of them!

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  • During three years he was a member of the Nonsense Club with his two schoolfellows from Westminster, Churchill and Lloyd, and he wrote sundry verses in magazines and translated two books of Voltaire's Henriade.

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  • Nonsense! cried the count, suddenly reddening with an apoplectic flush over neck and nape as old people do.

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  • "Oh, leave off, you always talk nonsense and keep putting things off-- and this is what comes of it!" said Prince Andrew in an exasperated whisper, evidently meaning to wound his sister.

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  • "Leave off talking nonsense," said the countess.

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  • At the same time Philo did not invent all the nonsense which he has handed down; he drew upon various sources, Greek and Egyptian, some of them ultimately of Babylonian origin, and incidentally he mentions matters of interest which, when tested by other evidence, are fairly well supported.

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  • "Nonsense!" he cried, and the veins on his forehead and neck stood out like cords.

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  • It's all nonsense, all rubbish--those discussions which lead to nothing and all those idiotic societies!

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  • In answer to Rostov's renewed questions, Denisov said, laughing, that he thought he remembered that some other fellow had got mixed up in it, but that it was all nonsense and rubbish, and he did not in the least fear any kind of trial, and that if those scoundrels dared attack him he would give them an answer that they would not easily forget.

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  • Pfuel only snorted contemptuously and turned away, to show that he would never demean himself by replying to such nonsense as he was now hearing.

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  • "No, you go on, I was talking nonsense," said Natasha.

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  • There is much uncertainty as to the meaning of the name, and as to the time when it became attached to a particular species of nonsense verses.

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  • I guess he was 'high profile'— king of the clan or some nonsense like that.

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  • Old women's nonsense--old women's nonsense! he repeated, but still he patted Pierre affectionately on the shoulder, and then went up to the table where Prince Andrew, evidently not wishing to join in the conversation, was looking over the papers his father had brought from town.

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  • That's all nonsense, there's nothing of the kind.

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  • "Nonsense. Summer storms are as common as a fat man at a pie fair," he said as the ancient truck lurched forward.

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  • It contains in fact nothing more questionable than an attempted deduction of the orthodox Nicene doctrine, unpalatable, however, to Edwards's immediate disciples, who were too little speculative to appreciate his statement of the subordination of the " persons " in the divine " oeconomy," and who openly derided the doctrine of the eternal generation of the Son as " eternal nonsense "; and this perhaps was the original reason why the essay was not published.

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  • All this misery, and money, and Dolokhov, and anger, and honor--it's all nonsense... but this is real....

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  • Getting someone to buy all this nonsense is going to take some campaigning!

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  • And I will knock the nonsense out of anybody"-- but probably realizing that he was shouting at Bezukhov who so far was not guilty of anything, he added, taking Pierre's hand in a friendly manner, "We are on the eve of a public disaster and I haven't time to be polite to everybody who has business with me.

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  • Pierre laughed and said it was nonsense for he had just come from the Rostovs'.

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  • "Why talk nonsense?" rejoined voices in the crowd.

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  • He didn't even prattle on about some alleged personal experiences in a diamond mine in Africa, a search for gold or other such nonsense he was expected to resurrect or invent.

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  • "And what nonsense all this is that I am saying!" thought a diplomatist, glancing at the happy faces of the lovers.

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  • Are you buying into this nonsense?

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  • We tried to tell her that's just nonsense.

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  • Damian straightened, at his limit with the cryptic nonsense.

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  • I know you and that's nonsense!

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  • What about the World Series and the Super Bowl and all that nonsense?

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  • Lydia Larkin thought the story was nonsense.

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  • He was getting tired of all this cloak-and dagger nonsense.

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  • If its contents were like the reports she'd seen in the past, it would be full medical nonsense.

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  • Rhyn looked at Kris, puzzled by the nonsense.

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  • I thought she was just being paranoid, like some bad TV nonsense.

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  • He feared the palace would go down with Death, what with the nonsense she was spouting about leaving.  He took in his best friend's features, uncertain whether becoming Death was a good thing or not.  Gabe looked the same, and hopefully, he wouldn't turn into the riddle-talking sociopath that preceded him.

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  • The brilliant success of Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, in which Wagnerian technique is applied to the diatonic style of nursery songs with a humorous accuracy undreamed of by Wagner's imitators, points a moral which would have charmed Wagner himself; but until the revival of some rudiments of musical common sense becomes widespread, there is little prospect of the influence of Wagner's harmonic style being productive of anything better than nonsense.

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  • " All that we hear," he wrote to Bulwer (Lord Dalling), " about the decay of the Turkish Empire, and its being a dead body or a sapless trunk, and so forth, is pure unadulterated nonsense."

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  • Nonsense, you're not putting us out, but you're more than welcome to use the phone... and please call me Sarah.

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  • Nonsense. You're a lovely girl, and I won't permit you to put yourself down at my table.

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  • "That's nonsense," he answered sternly.

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  • Are you buying into this nonsense?

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  • We tried to tell her that's just nonsense.

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  • I knew I had only bought time for Molly and I and our captor would soon learn of the nonsense I'd fed him and be done with me.

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  • Nonsense. You can save Jonny.

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  • Damian straightened, at his limit with the cryptic nonsense.

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  • I know you and that's nonsense!

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  • He didn't even prattle on about some alleged personal experiences in a diamond mine in Africa, a search for gold or other such nonsense he was expected to resurrect or invent.

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  • What about the World Series and the Super Bowl and all that nonsense?

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  • "Nonsense. Summer storms are as common as a fat man at a pie fair," he said as the ancient Scout lurched forward.

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  • Getting someone to buy all this nonsense is going to take some campaigning!

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  • I guess he was 'high profile'— king of the clan or some nonsense like that.

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  • What does all that nonsense have to do with vodka or Billy Langstrom?

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  • Lydia Larkin thought the story was nonsense.

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  • He was getting tired of all this cloak-and dagger nonsense.

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  • I told him that was nonsense and he had no business drinking at his age.

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  • If its contents were like the reports she'd seen in the past, it would be full medical nonsense.

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  • "I don't believe any of this nonsense," Tamer insisted.

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  • A torrent of nonsense escaped from Jade, a mix of words that made no sense.

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  • Rhyn looked at Kris, puzzled by the nonsense.

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  • She couldn't help wondering if Evelyn really understood that going to his home country would mean she'd hear this kind of nonsense all the time.

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  • She was a no nonsense woman in her thirties, time-worn to a mid-forties look, at best a five-beer take-home from an otherwise empty closing-time bar.

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  • I thought that was TV nonsense until a few minutes later the phone rang and damned if he hadn't done just that!

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  • I think aught will come of their rantings as the miners swear they'll flee the area for a more obliging locale if such nonsense were to happen.

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  • I thought she was just being paranoid, like some bad TV nonsense.

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  • I went along with your silly nonsense and kicked Fitzgerald out.

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  • He hated all this emotional nonsense, and had it been anyone but Sarah, he would have made a hasty retreat and stayed away until the waterworks passed.

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  • If I hear this nonsense again, I'll send you outside the walls to deal with this mess personally.

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  • "It's what I made out of his nonsense.  Death can't bring a mortal back from the dead – it would break every Immortal Code there is.  I may be wrong, but what if …" Kris didn't hear Kiki's words.  Instead he mulled over the notion that Death had sought out Rhyn.  Their eldest brother, Andre, had spoken long ago about talking to Death on several occasions.  Whatever passed between them, Andre had never trusted the deity.  Their father as well had been a distant acquaintance to the elusive deity.

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  • Take. Mine.  Be done with this nonsense.  Leave my mate and my hatchling alone!

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  • He feared the palace would go down with Death, what with the nonsense she was spouting about leaving.  He took in his best friend's features, uncertain whether becoming Death was a good thing or not.  Gabe looked the same, and hopefully, he wouldn't turn into the riddle-talking sociopath that preceded him.

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  • It was total nonsense to even con­sider the million-to-one-shot coincidence that Byrne was some­how involved with the missing money but his mind wouldn't leave it alone.

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  • I don't want to hear any more of this nonsense about magic.

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  • While maintaining a strict, no nonsense demeanor, Frost uses encouragement and positivity as her core techniques.

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  • He was indignant at the idea of valuing honor above life, calling the whole notion nonsense.

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  • The grandmother put up with the pernicious nonsense.

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  • Thus, once again we encounter the sheer absurdity and nonsense advanced by pro-vivisectionists.

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  • airy-fairy nonsense, just common sense translated from proper psychological research.

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  • arrant nonsense in my life.

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  • aw shucks ", no nonsense American smack dab in the middle of The Dark Ages.

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  • babble endless nonsense.

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  • No nonsense advice on mini wind turbines, solar panels, energy saving light bulbs and solar mobile phone & ipod chargers.

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  • Published: 29 August 2006 ' You need your very own personal bailiff; tough, no nonsense, short on social chitchat.

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  • Your opposition to the regime of Mugabe is the ultimate riposte to his fraudulent nonsense about fighting colonialism.

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  • commiserated out the usual " Day The Earth Caught Fire " nonsense before commiserating with people who couldn't get to the seaside.

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  • demagogic nonsense is immediately apparent, and yet even the left doesn't disdain resorting to it.

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  • Being pupils of Charcot, they endeavored to support his obviously fallacious theories, but merely succeeded in producing a mass of pseudo-scientific nonsense.

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  • farrago of nonsense.

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  • foolish nonsense.

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  • no frills, no nonsense, no hassle - our Current Plus account is all you need for everyday banking.

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  • submit any forum funnies, send in any silly nonsense you may have, it can all go in the download section.

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  • half-baked nonsense.

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  • hippy nonsense.

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  • It feels great and am deeply honored that the locals still stand for my nonsense.

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  • To what extent can anything possibly good come of this nonsense which is utterly impenetrable?

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  • Some students even grew indignant at the idea of valuing honor above life, calling the whole notion nonsense.

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  • She combined a fine intellect with a straightforward, no nonsense approach that spoke directly to people.

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  • A lot of nonsense is spoken about ' citizen journalism ' .

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  • lambasteurch is sending DVDs to parishes and schools lambasting what it calls the " nonsense " of the book and film.

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  • I love the way we can discuss serious issues then lighten everything up with nonsense.

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  • Here is some nonsense string manipulation to give you an example of some of the methods.

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  • The stated reason for refusing mediation that the matter was too complex for mediation is plain nonsense.

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  • No gold, just frank nonsense and myrth, mulled liquor and innocent festive merriment.

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  • none of this nonsense earlier of 12, 15, 19 or even more.

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  • nonsense on stilts... .

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  • The whole idea of living collectively is just utter nonsense.

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  • I have never heard more arrant nonsense in my life.

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  • Theists ' beliefs are based on superstitious nonsense with little or no basis in reality.

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  • Browne use of the suggestion that this is in some way a move toward Shariah Law in the UK is palpable nonsense.

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  • The institute's argument was " absolute nonsense ", he said.

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  • It's sheer nonsense to say you love him.

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  • Ian did two guided tours of Brawby, spouting unrehearsed nonsense.

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  • nonsense peddled by our opponents that Liberal Democrats campaign on different issues in different areas.

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  • Who advised the NAEA that this kind of patronizing nonsense would make us like them more?

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  • Every time you open your mouth you talk nonsense.

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  • Surely there is no-one stupid enough to actually believe this nonsense?

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  • nonsense spoken about how the youth of many places are only interested in themselves.

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  • Adrenaline flows and to say that any human being is in control of themselves in such circumstances is patent nonsense.

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  • nonsense to suggest that we have been lenient with people assaulting teachers in schools.

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  • nonsense syllables.

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  • nonsense rhyme set to music.

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  • nonsense mutation, R501X, in affected individuals.

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  • nonsense verse was The History of Sixteen Wonderful Women, published in 1829.

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  • nonsense poem " Jabberwocky " was written at Croft.

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  • Contrary to the nonsense peddled by the Opposition, crime was falling.

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  • All the nonsense referred to in the above commentaries can be traced back to the modern failure to teach physics.

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  • Lincoln recently had a bit of a nonsense over 4 or 5 scotch pines.

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  • pretentious nonsense?

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  • Adams is a no nonsense throwback boxer who is always looking to unload a knockout punch.

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  • purvey nonsense by definition.

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  • rancid meat is nonsense.

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  • rewriteurse, despite the nonsense talked about the reshuffle, Blair is indeed rewriting the constitution from above.

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  • Hence steel in various forms, is used for standing rigging - any other metal would be a nonsense.

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  • scorn a man so drunk that he spouts nonsense and attracts a crowd around him.

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  • self-existent entity wholly given by what you see on the table is nonsense.

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  • Twain transplants an " aw shucks ", no nonsense American smack dab in the middle of The Dark Ages.

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  • sidetracked here, I'm not supposed to like The Two Doctors, however the plot is an absolute nonsense.

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  • His no nonsense, high impact approach to Magic leaves any spectator speechless.

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  • spew out so much nonsense, it saddens me that people give them so much attention.

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  • spout right wing nonsense whoever they back.

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  • His papers still spout right wing nonsense whoever they back.

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  • All the other strangeness of the medley reads like nonsense.

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  • strapless Heart Rate monitor Sigma Sport PC 3FT (finger touch) No nonsense, easy to use, strapless heart rate monitor.

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  • The third - about Wall Street's ability to reach the stratosphere - is nonsense on stilts... .

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  • stupid enough to actually believe this nonsense?

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  • superstitious nonsense.

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  • A " nonsense syllable " is a syllable formed by placing a vowel between two consonants (e.g.

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  • It also allowed him to integrate nonsense syllables which had a purely rhythmic value into his singing.

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  • Get your point across with this straight talking, no nonsense stamp.

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  • Low budget nonsense that becomes too tedious to even be unintentionally funny.

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  • tendentious nonsense.

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  • Fighting for God and the Queen is nonsense, as every weary British trooper soon discovers.

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  • truckload of nonsense.

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  • We offer unbiased no nonsense approach to our customers needs, based upon our years of practical experience.

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  • unmitigated nonsense.

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  • utter nonsense.

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  • The first book of nonsense verse was The History of Sixteen Wonderful Women, published in 1829.

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  • wishy-washy compromise nonsense.

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  • The bourgeois revolutionists of France had all been philosophes, but their philosophy had at least paid lip-service to " reason "; the Russian revolutionists who formed the majority of the first and second Dumas, as though inspired by the exalted nonsense preached by Tolstoi, 1 subordinated reason to sentiment, until - their impracticable temper having been advertised to all the world - it became easy for the government to treat them as a mere excrescence on the national life, a malignant growth to be removed by a necessary operation.

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  • A considerable number of birds are mentioned, and something said of almost each of them; but that something is too often nonsense according to modern ideas.

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  • Wagner's orthodox contemporaries regarded such mixtures of key as sheer nonsense; and it would seem that the rank and file of his imitators agree with that view, since they either plagiarize Wagner's actual progressions or else produce such mixtures with no vividness of key-colour and little attempt to follow those melodic trains of thought by which Wagner makes sense of them.

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  • The brilliant success of Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, in which Wagnerian technique is applied to the diatonic style of nursery songs with a humorous accuracy undreamed of by Wagner's imitators, points a moral which would have charmed Wagner himself; but until the revival of some rudiments of musical common sense becomes widespread, there is little prospect of the influence of Wagner's harmonic style being productive of anything better than nonsense.

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  • The Christian idea of a special providence is nonsense, an insult to the deity.

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  • His warning, "No nonsense, gentlemen" (Point de reveries, Messieurs), was taken in very ill part, and it was perhaps naturally, but beyond question most unhappily, the truth that the tsar's concessions only served to encourage the Poles to revolt, and to produce a strong Russian reaction against his liberal policy.

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  • It is no answer to the objection that a reading in some Roman poet makes nonsense to say that its Latinity is perfect or its metre excellent.

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  • At the same time Philo did not invent all the nonsense which he has handed down; he drew upon various sources, Greek and Egyptian, some of them ultimately of Babylonian origin, and incidentally he mentions matters of interest which, when tested by other evidence, are fairly well supported.

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  • To the other powers it seemed, at best " verbiage " and " exalted nonsense," at worst an effort of the tsar to establish the hegemony of Russia on the goodwill of the smaller signatory powers.

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  • In general, works which endeavour to reduce the evidence for this fascinating subject to clearcut systems are more useful for the data they provide than for their conclusions, and it is not unnecessary to warn readers against the unscientific studies of " ophiolatry " and especially against " that portentous nonsense called the ` arkite symbolism ' " (see E.

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  • There is much uncertainty as to the meaning of the name, and as to the time when it became attached to a particular species of nonsense verses.

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  • " All that we hear," he wrote to Bulwer (Lord Dalling), " about the decay of the Turkish Empire, and its being a dead body or a sapless trunk, and so forth, is pure unadulterated nonsense."

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  • It contains in fact nothing more questionable than an attempted deduction of the orthodox Nicene doctrine, unpalatable, however, to Edwards's immediate disciples, who were too little speculative to appreciate his statement of the subordination of the " persons " in the divine " oeconomy," and who openly derided the doctrine of the eternal generation of the Son as " eternal nonsense "; and this perhaps was the original reason why the essay was not published.

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  • He sought refuge from inferior society often in nonsense, occasionally in obscenity.

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  • In September of the same year his physical malady reached a crisis, from which he emerged a helpless wreck, with faculties paralysed rather than destroyed - "He never talked nonsense or said a foolish thing."

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  • During three years he was a member of the Nonsense Club with his two schoolfellows from Westminster, Churchill and Lloyd, and he wrote sundry verses in magazines and translated two books of Voltaire's Henriade.

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  • The royal pupils spent their lesson hours, as Nicholas afterwards confessed, " partly in dreaming, partly in drawing all sorts of nonsense," in the end " cramming " just enough to scrape through their examinations without discredit.

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  • That is all nonsense.

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  • Fancy, with his powerful mind, indulging in such nonsense!

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  • But that's all nonsense.

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  • It was evident that the thought could never occur to him which to Prince Andrew seemed so natural, namely, that it is after all impossible to express all one thinks; and that he had never felt the doubt, "Is not all I think and believe nonsense?"

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  • Nicholas, you are talking nonsense!

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  • But why talk nonsense!

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  • Even to Natasha herself it was pleasant to see that so many sacrifices were being made for her sake, and to know that she had to take medicine at certain hours, though she declared that no medicine would cure her and that it was all nonsense.

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  • That'll do, that'll do--nonsense....

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  • Princess Mary talked some nonsense.

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  • A sixth group was talking absolute nonsense.

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  • * Oh, Mamma, don't talk nonsense!

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  • I expect it's nonsense....

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  • How can you talk such nonsense?

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  • * "Look here, no nonsense!"

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  • Mary, don't talk nonsense.

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  • Adams is a no nonsense throwback boxer who is always looking to unload a knockout punch.

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  • For someone who rejects word worship, you 're awfully quick off the mark to purvey nonsense by definition.

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  • The stigma that our forebears had to make do with rancid meat is nonsense.

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  • Of course, despite the nonsense talked about the reshuffle, Blair is indeed rewriting the constitution from above.

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  • Hence steel in various forms, is used for standing rigging - any other metal would be a nonsense.

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  • The boys scorn a man so drunk that he spouts nonsense and attracts a crowd around him.

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  • To speak of an orange as a kind of self-existent entity wholly given by what you see on the table is nonsense.

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