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Now den, Chambers, we's gwine to talk business, en dey ain't gwine to be no mo' foolishness.
She might as well help along her folks as spend it on foolishness," affirmed Mrs.
It is the foolishness of the white man," snapped Zilla.
Now listen, O White Man, and I will tell you of a great foolishness.
because of whose beauty and foolishness all this death has come about.
Well, lad, well," said Bartle, in a gentle tone, strangely in contrast with his usual peremptoriness and impatience of contradiction, "it's likely enough I talk foolishness.
Who told you you might meddle with such hifalut'n foolishness, hey?
We sometimes choose absolute nonsense because in our foolishness we see in that nonsense the easiest means for attaining a supposed advantage.
Forget it, my dear; forget all my foolishness," pleaded the King, earnestly.
And right often have I, the modern, been perturbed and vexed by the foolishness, illogic, obtuseness, and general all-round stupendous stupidity of myself, the primitive.
I realize that it's all a great foolishness, all this highbrow stuff about navigation.
A cocktail or two, or several, I found, cheered me up for the foolishness of foolish people.