(12) Keohane, "'That Blindest
Weakness Be Not Over-Bold,'" 364.
"Only the blindest
of persons could refrain from crying aloud with the injustice of racial relationships," she wrote in a paper titled "Behold, Thy Neighbor" after reading W.E.B.
In a letter written to Mustafa Osman, a dervish of Adrionaple, Mahmut writes about the idolatry of the Nazarens, saying "the thing I am going to relate to you will challenge all the blindest
age of paganism in the world.
The sciences, pursued without any restraint and in a spirit of the blindest
laissez-faire, are shattering and dissolving all firmly held belief; the educated classes and states are being swept along by a hugely contemptible money economy.
"Ah, fondest, blindest
, weakest, I am He Whom thou seekest!
He said: "I don't think it would make the blindest
bit of difference, to be honest - after all, it's only a furlong they're talking about.
What stands out is the begrudging tone detectable in some commentators' references to this - as if two weeks off makes the blindest
bit of difference to ...
First of all, the Germans were tearing us to shreds every time they went forward and an equaliser would not have made the blindest
bit of difference to the outcome.
Either Hegel was the blindest
of all the blind philosophers of freedom in Enlightenment Europe, surpassing Lock and Rousseau by far in his ability to block out reality right before his nose (the print right in front of his nose at the breakfast table); or Hegel knew-knew about real slaves revolting successfully against real masters, and he elaborated his dialectic of lordship and bondage deliberately within this contemporary context.
Good taste, we would submit, may be ultimately the jailer who keeps all good ladies and angels of civilization firmly installed in the innocence of their dungeon, that Stygian incarceration whose walls are adorned with the elegant draperies of the very best and blindest
The idea that taxpayers should finance medical insurance that is available only to some is so patently unfair that only the blindest
ideologue would support such a plan.
He was wise enough to realise that if he seduced those supporters with the blindest
of faiths then it would help give him reverential status.
There have been--and continue to be--enough Bush-bashing books to convince any but the blindest
of the disaster wreaked by this administrations, says Urban (religious studies, Ohio State U.).
Parental affection, however, she calls "perhaps, the blindest
modification of perverse self-love" (264): Emma speaks similarly of parental love being "'warmer and blinder'" than other attachments (86).
(88) Emphasizing the critical importance of stability, Burke adds a reference to "the evils of inconstancy and versatility, ten thousand times worse than those of obstinacy and the blindest