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What mattered it that his people consisted of a pack of fools, cripples, thieves, and beggars?
We are far from believing, however, that the new Pope of the Fools understood both the sentiments which he felt and the sentiments which he inspired.
That," said the Fool, diligently belabouring the animal, "is what I'm trying to teach this beast - which has kicked me.
Gurth,'' said the Jester, ``I know thou thinkest me a fool, or thou wouldst not be so rash in putting thy head into my mouth.
answered the Jester; ``no, that were the trick of a wise man; a fool cannot half so well help himself but soft, whom have we here?
We shall see who is the fool at last," he hissed, "when I have broken you to my will and your plebeian Yankee stubbornness has cost you all that you hold dear--even the life of your baby--for, by the bones of St.
He had felt like a fool, but he shivered now when he looked back on it and felt again the touch of her lips on his hand.
I came to the conclusion that I was a fool, lower in the scale of intelligence than even the police of the modern romancer.
You will then soon prove that the great Fred is nothing but a fool.
Look at the faces of the actors and buffoons when they come off from their business; and Tom Fool washing the paint off his cheeks before he sits down to dinner with his wife and the little Jack Puddings behind the canvas.
I wonder that with her sense--for she's not a fool, you know-- that she doesn't see how funny she is.
What a fool I was ever to have got engaged to such a man.