This loathing choketh me, that we kings ourselves have become false, draped and disguised with the old faded pomp of our ancestors, show-pieces for the stupidest, the craftiest, and whosoever at present trafficketh for power.
`It’s the stupidest tea-party I ever was at in all my life!’
Why, drat it, Huck, it’s the stupidest arrangement I ever see.
Yes–you must answer for it all because you turned up like this, because I am a blackguard, because I am the nastiest, stupidest, absurdest and most envious of all the worms on earth, who are not a bit better than I am, but, the devil knows why, are never put to confusion; while I shall always be insulted by every louse, that is my doom!
Catherine, humbled and ashamed, was going to apologize for her question, but he prevented her by saying, “Novels are all so full of nonsense and stuff; there has not been a tolerably decent one come out since Tom Jones, except The Monk; I read that t’other day; but as for all the others, they are the stupidest things in creation.”
They sneer at your most inoffensive suggestions; they laugh unfeelingly at your treasured dreams of foreign lands; they brand the statements of your traveled aunts and uncles as the stupidest absurdities; they deride your most trusted authors and demolish the fair images they have set up for your willing worship with the pitiless ferocity of the fanatic iconoclast!
Formerly in Anna Pavlovna’s presence, Pierre had always felt that what he was saying was out of place, tactless and unsuitable, that remarks which seemed to him clever while they formed in his mind became foolish as soon as he uttered them, while on the contrary Hippolyte’s stupidest remarks came out clever and apt.
The queen was just one of that sort, and was always making the stupidest blunders by reason of it.
I don’t mean the most virtuous, or indeed the least virtuous, or the cleverest, or the stupidest, or the richest, or the best born, but “the best,”–in a word, people about whom there is no question–such as the great Lady Fitz-Willis, that Patron Saint of Almack’s, the great Lady Slowbore, the great Lady Grizzel Macbeth (she was Lady G.
He was, without excep tion, the stupidest man I had ever seen on board ship.
Robert worries when Cain says he won’t lie to Aaron CORONATION STREET ITV, 7.30pm & 8.30pm THE current holder of the title ‘Stupidest Man in Soapland’, Robert is getting himself in deeper and deeper with his double life, double fiancee malarkey.
THE proposed removal of the Perry Barr flyover would be the ‘stupidest‘ thing the council has ever done, according to a councillor.