foolery


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Unwilling to blow uneducated foolery into racism at a time of religious tensions, gentlemanly in the faces of oafs.
The establishment should also very kindly keep it in mind while playing tom foolery behind the scenes that now it is no more a clandestine stuff but a threadbare substance of which everyone knows but cannot mention overtly out of respect or fear of being shot down or picked up in the darker hours.
Plenty of organisms lie and cheat for a living, but they face limits on their foolery that drongos have pushed back.
He's mostly seen goofing off with his office pals, and looking a little too old for the foolery.
Metro If the stress of sifting fact from fiction seemed too much, particularly for fellow journalists writing reports from the frontline of foolery, once could have left it to Britain's newspaper to do the legwork and make things easier.
If, as they say, there are going to be power cuts it says a lot or the incompetence of government both past and present, the energy companies and the foolery of the alternative generating zealots.
Visitors can also expect to see minstrels playing medieval dances on period instruments, and a "fool" will entertain the crowds with "silliness, foolery and even a little fire
After a brief introductory chapter evoking the example of the slippery doubleness of Erasmus's fool Moria in Praise of Folly and invoking the New Critical approach of William Empson, chapter 2 describes foolery from Launce in Two Gentlemen of Verona, the Dromios in Comedy of Errors, Bottom and Puck in Midsummer Night's Dream, and Dogberry in Much Ado through Touchstone in As You Like It, Feste in Twelfth Night, and Lavatch and Parolles in All's Well That Ends Well.
One lady was completely taken in by their foolery and, as she laughed and joked with them, the two encouraged the flirtation.
In particular, he notes, Eckman resisted a popular push for gender equality in the synagogue, once goingso far as to call women's emancipation "ridiculous foolery.
Despite the rain, or maybe because of it, there's a lot of foolery in the hemlocks, gold finches giddy on thistle seeds, a kingfisher rattling up Dreamer's Brook.
I absently posed that query to Jack Joyce, owner of Rogue Ales, while researching my defense of April foolery rogues.
Amid the usual April foolery about Tesco opening a store on Mars (true) and David Cameron caring about poor people (false), niche US manufacturer J&D had the blogosphere up in arms with a new product.
Those best pleased by verbal abuse, drunkenness and foolery could enjoy Falstaff, Sir Toby Belch, Petruchio; others best pleased by witty puns, parodies and conceits could enjoy the subtler parts of Much Ado, Twelfth Night and Hamlet.