foolishly


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without good sense or judgment

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The King looked around for something to throw at General Blug, but as nothing was handy he began to consider that perhaps the man was right and he had been talking foolishly.
Bear all this in mind (it is the sworn testimony of respectable witnesses); and pray do not forget--however foolishly and blamably he may have written about her in the secret pages of his Diary--that he was proved to have done his best to conceal from his wife the aversion which the poor soul inspired in him; and that he was (in the opinion of those who could best judge him) at least a courteous and a considerate husband, if he could be no more.
The air was full of the perfume of apple bloom, and the bees blundered foolishly and delightfully from one blossom to another, half drunken with perfume.
when I think how fondly, how foolishly I have loved him, how madly I have trusted him, how constantly I have laboured, and studied, and prayed, and struggled for his advantage; and how cruelly he has trampled on my love, betrayed my trust, scorned my prayers and tears, and efforts for his preservation, crushed my hopes, destroyed my youth's best feelings, and doomed me to a life of hopeless misery, as far as man can do it, it is not enough to say that I no longer love my husband - I HATE him
when they saw Denham, and then stood still, gaping rather foolishly.
Yes, they're very like sheep," she repeated, foolishly.
The Finches spent their money foolishly (the Hotel we dined at was in Covent-garden), and the first Finch I saw, when I had the honour of joining the Grove, was Bentley Drummle: at that time floundering about town in a cab of his own, and doing a great deal of damage to the posts at the street corners.
He was required and admonished by those that were within to be more moderate, and not to hazard himself so foolishly.
The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies and deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools.
It is worth mentioning here that the US President on Monday wrote on Twitter that they foolishly gave over 33 billion dollars in aid to Pakistan over the past 15 years.
You foolishly, Judge She was fined PS500 for each of the two offences at Warwick Crown Court.
If you foolishly wish to embrace the EU then all you need do is weigh the words and actions of such politicians as Tony Blair, Neil Kinnock, Ed Miliband, George Osborne, Paddy Ashdown, and David Cameron to realise the unpalatable truth.
Understandably enough, this is what happened to the United States and its Empire of Chaos after it foolishly waged unjustified and costly wars on Afghanistan (2001) and Iraq (2003).
I WISH to say a big thank you to Vicky and Steve (surname unknown) for coming to my rescue when I foolishly took a tumble down some rocks on Aberystwyth Beach, on Friday, August 7.
When historians of the future have access to all the military secrets of that period, I believe they will conclude that the world came close then on a handful of occasions to the armageddon Mr Davies foolishly mentions in the context of North Korea.