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I ought to be above feeling annoyed at this tomfoolery—but these conjuring fellows go too far.
I ain't goin' to listen to any tomfoolery, and I ain't goin' to have anybody dictatin' to me about my own business.
That comes of no tomfoolery in eating, and a good regular brushing night and morning.
IN A GERMAN PENSIONKATHERINE MANSFIELD
We are in a civilized land here, and we cant have tomfoolery of this kind.
And for the other tomfoolery, pretending to search premises: Cope has a warrant?
BACK O' THE MOONOLIVER ONIONS
Then, says I, for I was mad, where in hell did you think up all this ghostly tomfoolery?
Use it for your musical tomfoolery if you insist, and then—get what living you can.'
He only despised tomfoolery more emphatically than his neighbours.
His opinion is that life is too serious a business for tomfoolery and far too tragic for needless ostentation of sentiment.
This is not the time for tomfoolery; we want men who will keep a tight hand over us, and make us into fair soldiers.
A GIRL OF THE COMMUNEGEORGE ALFRED HENTY

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