It had been a pet mule in a family of children until Collins's keen eyes rested on it; and it had known only love and kindness and much laughter for its foolish mulishness
. But Collins's eyes had read health, vigour, and long life, as well as laughableness of appearance and action in the long-eared hybrid.
Japanese raider Al Ain can prove dangerous if none the worse for a Hall of Fame display of mulishness
on Thursday morning, but California Fortune and Citron Spirit are the others to note from a value angle.
We then bemoan their mulishness
and sly ways, as they avoid the stick and do backroom deals with the carrot-holder.
Their presence on the picket line instead of in the operating theatre is eloquent testimony to the mulishness
, arrogance and incompetence of millionaire Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
Mindless rat race, pigheadedness, mulishness
, "dog-eat-dog" version of competitiveness, rigidly "cat"egorical and "dog"matic thinking, etc.
While we remain mired in mulishness
, Trooper Foerster's family and colleagues will have to suppress their yearning for justice as Chesimard pumps out the final book of her trilogy, a fitting title for which might be "Come and Get Me, Suckers!"
Yet within his mulishness
, equally discernable, dwelt a propensity toward flights of fancy.
And Mr Cameron is displaying a dangerous mulishness
in believing he is right and everybody else - patients, doctors, nurses and midwives - is wrong.
He seemed to understand, the way Charlie Chaplin understood, how to make an embarrassment of himself--his mulishness
, his silence, his witness.