A Fool

Examples of use

Jiang Wei to defect to Shu. In fact, Xiahou Mao was simply being played a fool, and was tricked into thinking that Jiang Wei had already defected. He went to Tianshui to meet the defender there, Ma Zun, and his false belief of Jiang Wei’s…

Yung Wang Yu stars as Sha Shan, a crafty con-artist who uses his wiles to trick money out of the unsuspecting public while also avoiding those he enrages. One particular escapade sees him make a fool out of a local gang member who also…

Years later, Roderick II jovially joins the family, talking of his and Lucia II’s fun time at the ball. Charles berates Roderick II for getting drunk and making a fool of himself, and reminds him that he will soon enter the family firm.

When his foreman informs him that the claim he bought is worthless, Yates tells him to keep on digging, at least until the election is over, so that he will not look like a fool. As it turns out, not only does he win the election, the claim yields a lode even richer than his first.

With the help of his friends Bush-rat and Turtle, smart and nimble Rabbit makes a fool of the mighty but slow-witted king of the forest.

Earl of Middlesex, who opposed war on grounds of cost and who quickly fell in much the same manner as Bacon had. James told Buckingham he was a fool, and presciently warned his son that he would live to regret the revival of impeachment as a…

With insults and trickery, a Fool can get the better of those of higher station or physical brawn.

Before the arranged marriage can take place, however, Belvidere vanishes from the court. The Duke of Siena, feeling he’s been played for a fool, withdraws in anger and prepares a military response.

Wisdom of a Fool is a one-man play based on the early life and career of actor and comedian Norman Wisdom. The play premiered at The Capitol Theatre Horsham in September 2015, which coincided with Wisdom’s centenary. This is the first play…

Wilson skirts round the subject, trying to subtly tell Mainwaring that he’s making a fool of himself. However, Mainwaring misconstrues Wilson’s incomprehensible speech, and announces that he’s disbanding the ladies section, except for a few special helpers, which should, he believes keep Mrs Pike out of Wilson’s hair. Wilson is shocked.

Wilson (September 1912) thought Haldane a fool for thinking that Britain would have a time window of up to six months in which to deploy the BEF. In September 1912 he inspected Warsaw with Alfred Knox, British military attaché in Russia,…

… novel In the Heart of a Fool (1918), White fully developed the idea that reform remained the soundest ally of property rights. He felt that the Spanish-American War fostered political unity, and believed that a moral victory and an advance in…

While trying to mend the relationship between Rakesh and his wife, she tells Krishnanunni that he was called by Rakesh to make a fool of him and have fun at his expense. This hurts Krishnanunni, but the good-hearted Krishnanunni still wants to help Rakesh by letting her know how sorry Rakesh is because of his acts and how much he loves her.

… gymnast. After practicing their routine many times, the girls finally attend the tryouts, and Kylie ends up making a fool out of herself in-front of everyone. When the list is posted the other day, Sophie is happy that she made the team but Kylie is selected to be the team’s mascot, which happens to be a mule.

While making a fool of himself in several social situations, he learns the new culture and is impressed by the educational system. He dates a Scottish girl, a novel experience for him, coming from a totally traditional and conservative…

… the letter, Hope goes and talks to Wolverine, but Logan simply tells her that she’s not a fool, and he wants to keep Hope at arm’s length for her safety. Hope then goes to see Cyclops, whom she tells that she will welcome his support, but he…

While he is well meaning and very good-natured, he has a very violent temper, usually yelling at his audience and making a fool of himself.

While everyone gets ready for church, Lynette decides to attend and embrace religion. She, Tom, and the kids go with Bree and Orson to a Presbyterian church, where Bree thinks Lynette is making a fool of herself by asking the minister…

Ironically, part of the forces that protect his existence is his honor, and reneging on any vow he makes could destroy him. He refused to allow anyone to make a fool of him, for which he seeks to find the Master of the Soul Eaters in order to…

Scourge thought Galvatron a fool, knowing that the Matrix was no mere energy source, and saw it as a source of greater power. Somehow, Scourge was able to temporarily absorb the Matrix’s energies, his body mutating into a monstrous,…

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