Sentence Examples


  • I saw the folly of my forefathers in the histories.
  • 2 The text has" folly,"but the parallelism and v.
  • The folly of the court, and the weakness of Louis XVI.
  • It would have been folly after that experience to risk defeat and perhaps disaster in assailing formidable positions, effectively held and assiduously fortified.
  • It is folly to speak of a donation of lands which did not belong to the pope, or to maintain that the freedom of the Americans was extinguished by the decision of Alexander VI.