There is lots of good, hard-hitting stuff about the imbecilities
of religious fanatics and frauds of all stripes, but the tone is smug and the logic occasionally sloppy.
Quicker and cheaper telephoning and, of course, e-mail and the internet (if you've got the patience to put up with its many imbecilities
designed to frustrate us).
Bacon's heroic imbecilities
work primarily to set off the sensible, manly efforts of an effective, emerging class of colonial leaders.
He has a right to harbor and indulge his imbecilities
as long as he pleases, provided only he does not try to inflict them upon other men by force.
make us, too, writhe as if bound upon an altar.