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Idiots blush seldom, blind people and hereditary albinos, a great deal.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
Idiots and imbeciles have largely disappeared from country villages and small towns.
LONDON'S UNDERWORLDTHOMAS HOLMES
Idiots who went so far as to claim the whole city would be destroyed, just to make people do as they said.
DEADLY CITYPAUL W. FAIRMAN
Idiots, you will say, my dear sir or madame, to pick up this quarrel on such foolish grounds!
MATED FROM THE MORGUEJOHN AUGUSTUS O'SHEA
Idiots, whose minds are without action, dream like other men; therefore dreams are produced independent of the mind.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME V (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Idiots, epileptics, and deformed and crippled children were given no special consideration.
SOCIETYHENRY KALLOCH ROWE
Idiots are especially apt at this kind of imitation; it affects outward acts but not the meaning of their performance.
DEMOCRACY AND EDUCATIONJOHN DEWEY
Idiots almost unexceptionally have this vice, and in them there is no morality possible.
THE ETHICS OF MEDICAL HOMICIDE AND MUTILATIONAUSTIN O'MALLEY
Idiots and imbecile persons likewise afford good evidence that laughter or smiling primarily expresses mere happiness or joy.
THE EXPRESSION OF EMOTION IN MAN AND ANIMALSCHARLES DARWIN
"The Society of Paralysed Idiots, your worship," whereat a rumble of suppressed laughter arose from the gallery.
THE RED THUMB MARKR. AUSTIN FREEMAN