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Noun1.Fool's parsley - European weed naturalized in America that resembles parsley but causes nausea and poisoning when eatenfool's parsley - European weed naturalized in America that resembles parsley but causes nausea and poisoning when eaten
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The spectator feels it to be fool's play, when he can distinguish the tedious commonplace of each man's visage, with the perspiration and weary self-importance on it, and the very cut of his pantaloons, and the stiffness or laxity of his shirt-collar, and the dust on the back of his black coat.
Dunsey took him to the hunt to sell him for me the other day, and after he'd made a bargain for a hundred and twenty with Bryce, he went after the hounds, and took some fool's leap or other that did for the horse at once.
It is but too true doctrine, friend Wamba, however it got into thy fool's pate.
But, as I have already observed, your jesters, in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, are fat, round, and unwieldy -- so that it was no small source of self-gratulation with our king that, in Hop-Frog (this was the fool's name), he possessed a triplicate treasure in one person.
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