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Even though what he feels is a love that is somehow, in Parker's fuddled understanding, mixed up with a turn toward God, it is presented as human love first and ultimately.
The conservative belief that there is some law of nature which prevents men [sic] from being employed, that it is 'rash' to employ men, and that it is financially sound to maintain a tenth of the population in idleness for an indefinite period, is crazily improbable--the sort of thing which no man could believe who had not had his head fuddled with nonsense for years and years .
I also fuddled through the processes of electrical, compressed air, and gas connections and to my astonishment, I was actually casting type using that machine within three months of its arrival.
However, since the late 1990s, a mixture of marketing ploys and genuine technological advance and innovation have fuddled the lines and the average buyer of new and modern used cars can be left confused by the seeming variety of gearbox options.
This laundry underground includes those frugal folks who've always used a clothesline and are a bit be fuddled as to what all the fuss is about, people from countries where hanging out the laundry is part of the culture, those who don't like other people making up rules regarding their lifestyle habits, and those who realize that foregoing a clothes dryer is an easy adjustment to make in order to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide sent into the atmosphere.
Simon Sloan, all rosy and redolent of matzo and milk, waited till his father, whiffing and chuffing and grumbling away in some old argument, fell into a fuddled snooze.
Modigliani's one nude drawing of her, inscribed 'Beatrice', exposes her as drowsy and fuddled, either dropping her nightdress low or else pulling it up to step into it.
Even Davy Crockett, who had "a falling out" with Jackson "over some land legislation," was lured--"snatched up," writes Wilentz, as though the two-term Tennessee congressman were a witless oaf standing fuddled on a street-corner--by the Whigs into their party merely "to prove their populist credentials with the electorate.
I think it might have been after Jeremy executed a spectacular quadruple somersault down the grand staircase of a hotel in Park Lane, landing in a fuddled heap at the feet of an important client.
It features some still in use, such as oiled, soaked, buzzed, stewed, boozy, fuddled, intoxicated, tipsy, and cockeyed.
With their raucous beat-laden music, they turned a very drink fuddled Bulletproof audience into bouncing, shouting, stage diving lunatics.
Having strolled down Main Street, the principal artery of Gibraltar town, be commented, "It is a curious sight at evening this thronged street, with the people, in a hundred different costumes, bustling to and fro under the coarse flare of the lamps; swarthy Moors, in white or crimson robes, dark Spanish smugglers in tufted hats, with gay silk handkerchiefs round their heads, fuddled seamen from men-of-war or merchant men, porters, Galician or Genoese, and, at every few minutes' interval, little squads of soldiers tramping to relieve guard ar some of the innumerable posts in the town.