Looking back, she felt nothing but foolery and cursed herself for such immature motives.
I'll not have you poison this vessel with your foolery and slubbering.
In William Shakespeare's comedy, Twelfth Night, Feste the clown is not the only fool who is subject to foolery .
Admittedly, he plays the baddy, a doctor sent into the asylum to sort things out - i.e. curb this reckless artistic foolery .
It could all turn out to be little more than a little pre-election April foolery , of course.
‘Clearly,’ he wrote, ‘all such pieces of foolery will pass away as quickly as they have appeared.’
In the end, even his holy foolery seems more glib than wise.
There is silly foolery and there is heroic foolery , the Zeppelin-tinkerer explains.
My smoking is stupid of course, but that's my damn foolery and none of the General's business.
On a former teacher's advice, he reads Flaubert's Bouvard and Pecuchet, which was the last word on this sort of foolery .