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I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
Greater mischiefs happen often from folly, meanness, and vanity than from the greater sins of avarice and ambition.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
That he laughed at their folly, and went himself in the boat, ordering his men to take a strong cable along with them.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
I am ready Madam,—for I have sufficiently experienced the folly of my presuming to decline it.
This new-found joy I long pursued in secret, afraid lest it should be discovered and despised as a folly.
My own yielding folly alone is to blame, and I shall take shame to myself for ever.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
I saw the folly of imagining that I could stand a chance against a man like Moeran, and, moreover, he interested me too deeply.
"Gilbert, I am glad you acknowledge the folly of your conduct," said the farmer, breaking the painful silence.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
State interference, I know, is the fashion now; but the blind worship of any fashion is but weakness and folly.
"I don't believe in such folly," cried Dorothy angrily, wrenching her hand from the woman's grasp.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE

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