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She saw it only as folly, and that folly stamped only by exposure.
When the folly as well as the uselessness of the adventure was pointed out to him, he contented himself with replying, "If the thing is feasible, the first to do it ought to be an Englishman.
There I have sat helpless (in spite of my abilities) ever since; seeing what Robinson Crusoe saw, as quoted above--namely, the folly of beginning a work before we count the cost, and before we judge rightly of our own strength to go through with it.
Their parties abroad were less varied than before, and at home she had a mother and sister whose constant repinings at the dullness of everything around them threw a real gloom over their domestic circle; and, though Kitty might in time regain her natural degree of sense, since the disturbers of her brain were removed, her other sister, from whose disposition greater evil might be apprehended, was likely to be hardened in all her folly and assurance by a situation of such double danger as a watering-place and a camp.
It may be folly, but it is not the sort of folly one forgets.
and to do her justice, except in this silly inclination, of which she will soon see her folly, she is every way deserving), I think there may be one way, indeed, it is a very disagreeable one, and what I am almost afraid to think of.
What folly," murmured Anne of Austria, who had not the courage to find fault with the duke for having so well preserved her portrait in his heart, "what folly to feed a useless passion with such remembrances
It therefore truly begs the question that do our technologically, engineering- and climatechallenged ministers not recognise the monstrous folly of the proposed PS400m Cleve Hill solar farm, at Graveney, Kent (to be the UK's largest solar farm)?
It therefore truly begs the question that do our technologically, engineering and climate challenged Ministers not recognise the monstrous folly of the proposed PS400M Cleve Hill Solar farm, at Graveney, Kent (to be the UKs largest solar farm).
us/) Folly Farm , a family owned equestrian and events facility, confirmed that 24 horses died due to smoke inhalation after a fire surfaced in its arena barn.
Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo has been popular with residents and tourists since opening in 1988, near holiday destinations and sunspots like Tenby and Saundersfoot.
The show, Furious Folly, was held at Preston Park - the first time in the festival's 29-year history that a SIRF performance has been held in the Eaglescliffe park.
Classicists explore wisdom and folly in the plays by Greek playwright Euripides in general, in individual plays, and in the reception of the plays.
And now the public is being invited to use their imagination and decide how Perrott's Folly, in Edgbaston, could be used for future generations.
ABut adorable poodlecross Folly is much, much more than that to owner Katy Evans.