Laches derides this; and Socrates enquires, 'What sort of intelligence?'
To my mind, the man who derides it is, so far as his derision carries him, an ass.'
He derides the prophet: "Go home, old man, and forecast for thy children!"
Paul boasts of his origin and yet derides his boasting, calling it fool's work.
Jonathan completely baffles and derides the ends of justice.