You are good and clever," she said to me towards the finish, "and my one regret is that you are also so wrong-headed
Poor, wayward-hearted Collins leaned his head upon their crazy tables; priggish Benjamin Franklin; Savage, the wrong-headed
, much troubled when he could afford any softer bed than a doorstep; young Bloomfield, "Bobby" Burns, Hogarth, Watts the engineer--the roll is endless.
I have already said that I do not believe that the Duchess would encourage so monstrous an action, but the lad had the most wrong-headed
opinions, and it is possible that he may have fled to her, aided and abetted by this German.
There was something a little unseemly in thus opposing the tradition of her family; something that made her feel wrong-headed
, and thus more than ever disposed to shut her desires away from view and cherish them with extraordinary fondness.
My only companions had been unamiable children, and ignorant, wrong-headed
girls; from whose fatiguing folly, unbroken solitude was often a relief most earnestly desired and dearly prized.
His father, "a well-meaning, ill-doing, wrong-headed
man," was of a good family, and heir to a baronetcy.
She struck me at first sight as the most inconsiderate wrong-headed
girl that I ever .
You only want to have your heads set straight, to take the right side; so bear in mind that majorities, especially respectable ones, are nine times out of ten in the wrong; and that if you see a man or boy striving earnestly on the weak side, however wrong-headed
or blundering he may be, you are not to go and join the cry against him.
There's no reason she should die or live miserably because you are wrong-headed
He argued with himself about all things under heaven with that kind of wrong-headed
lucidity which may be observed in some lunatics.
And as she had a practical mind her judgment of men and things, though based on special prejudices, was seldom totally wrong, and almost never wrong-headed
Wildernesses of corner houses, with barbarous old porticoes and appurtenances; horrors that came into existence under some wrong-headed
person in some wrong-headed
time, still demanding the blind admiration of all ensuing generations and determined to do so until they tumbled down; frowned upon the twilight.