Your only mistake seems to be that you are too thick-headed
to know when you are overmatched.
commentators upon the Bible, and stupid preachers and teachers, work more damage to religion than sensible, cool-brained clergymen can fight away again, toil as they may.
He will wake in an hour or so, I dare say; and although I have told that thick-headed
constable-fellow downstairs that he musn't be moved or spoken to, on peril of his life, I think we may converse with him without danger.
'You're as slow as a tortoise, and more thick-headed
than a rhinoceros,' returned his obliging client with an impatient gesture.
"Oh, Tom, you poor thick-headed
thing, I'm not teasing you.
The man they had got now was a jolly, light-hearted, thick-headed
sort of a chap, with about as much sensitiveness in him as there might be in a Newfoundland puppy.
Damn all thick-headed
Dutchmen!' Not a word more would he say, but sat in his implacable sullenness as indifferent to me as though I had not been in the room at all.
The Norman genius, talent for affairs as its main basis, with strenuousness and clear rapidity for its excellence, hardness and insolence for its defect.' The Germanic (Anglo-Saxon and 'Danish') element explains, then, why uneducated Englishmen of all times have been thick-headed
, unpleasantly self-assertive, and unimaginative, but sturdy fighters; and the Norman strain why upper-class Englishmen have been self-contained, inclined to snobbishness, but vigorously aggressive and persevering, among the best conquerors, organizers, and administrators in the history of the world.
And the very people she needs to get onside - MPs - were insulted by her in a thick-headed
address to the nation on Wednesday.
There are dung flies, soldier flies, dagger flies and thick-headed
I cannot understand why the thick-headed
Government cannot see that.
"We should be supporting Iranian opposition attempts to dismantle the thick-headed
regime (in Tehran) from the inside.