He talks to Shannon Donnelly about Off-Broadway talent and why follies never made it to film.
No stranger to the follies of the criminal-justice system, Mitnick believes the feds are after the wrong guys.
Hate is such a strong word, but Alan Jacobs nails it with this rant about the follies of group productivity.
All he said was of a piece with these follies; all he did savoured of utter lethargy.
Well, if it be my time to quit the stage, Adieu to all the follies of the age!
All this, it must be remembered, was in entire ignorance of the follies perpetrated at the War Department during those days.
follies have neither beauty nor merit, unless they are complete.
I believe, my dear friends, that I have given you a sufficient preventative against all these follies.
I will keep my follies to console you after you have lost your daughter.
How full it seemed to him at that moment of follies and mistakes, bringing bitter tears not to himself alone but to others also.
"revue with glamorous female performers," 1908, from French folies (mid-19c.), from folie (see folly), probably in its sense of "extravagance" (cf. extravaganza).
early 13c., "mental weakness; unwise conduct" (in Middle English including wickedness, lewdness, madness), from Old French folie (12c.) "folly, madness, stupidity," from fol (see fool (n.)). Sense of "costly structure considered to have shown folly in the builder" is attested from 1650s. Used since Middle English of place names, especially country estates, as a form of Old French folie in its meaning "delight." Meaning "glamorous theatrical revue with lots of pretty girls" is from 1880, from French.