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quixotic

quixotic Sentence Examples

  • But in the most Quixotic of his schemes, and the most Laputan of his theories, his pure and chivalrous nature, his marvellous insight into the heart of things and men, and his..

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  • eccentricitywonderfully quixotic, excitable personality, and the term " erratic behavior " can embrace eccentricities considered normal to many stars.

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  • quixotic world of Molton Brown.

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  • quixotic attempts at self-definition.

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  • quixotic air in the sportnever to the verge.

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  • quixotic journey from the hayfields of Montana to the sound stages of Hollywood.

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  • But to close options in advance is rather quixotic.

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  • And the idea that you can " halt climate change " is wonderfully quixotic.

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  • He had recently heard of the attempt of a French republican general, Malet, to seize the public offices at Paris, a quixotic adventure which had come surprisingly near to success owing to the assurance with which that officer proclaimed the news of the emperor's death in Russia.

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  • With her diminished resources Athens could not indeed hope to cope with the great Macedonian king; however much we may sympathize with the generous ambition of the patriots, we must admit that in the light of hard facts their conduct appears quixotic.

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  • But in the most Quixotic of his schemes, and the most Laputan of his theories, his pure and chivalrous nature, his marvellous insight into the heart of things and men, and his..

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  • xxvii., p. 565-571) says: " We may admire, and for my own part I do very much admire General Gordon's personal courage, his disinterestedness and his chivalrous feeling in favour of the beleaguered garrisons, but admiration of these qualities is no sufficient plea against a condemnation of his conduct on the ground that it was quixotic. In his last letter to his sister, dated December 14, 1884, he wrote: ` I am quite happy, thank God, and, like Lawrence, I have tried to do my duty '.

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  • Even more important, tho, is the love the author has for his characters and their sometimes quixotic attempts at self-definition.

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  • A quixotic air in the sportnever to the verge.

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  • To celebrate our debut we would like to invite you to experience the quixotic world of Molton Brown.

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  • In it, he details his wild, quixotic journey from the hayfields of Montana to the sound stages of Hollywood.

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  • But to close options in advance is rather quixotic.

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  • And the idea that you can " halt climate change " is wonderfully quixotic.

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  • With her diminished resources Athens could not indeed hope to cope with the great Macedonian king; however much we may sympathize with the generous ambition of the patriots, we must admit that in the light of hard facts their conduct appears quixotic.

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  • xxvii., p. 565-571) says: " We may admire, and for my own part I do very much admire General Gordon's personal courage, his disinterestedness and his chivalrous feeling in favour of the beleaguered garrisons, but admiration of these qualities is no sufficient plea against a condemnation of his conduct on the ground that it was quixotic. In his last letter to his sister, dated December 14, 1884, he wrote: ` I am quite happy, thank God, and, like Lawrence, I have tried to do my duty '.

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