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 Sentences of nonsense
n. silliness; words or signs having no intelligible meaning
'Don't talk nonsense,' said Alice more boldly: 'you know you're growing too.'
Sentence in Classic:
He said very quietly that the windmill was nonsense and that he advised nobody to vote for it, and promptly sat down again; he had spoken for barely thirty seconds, and seemed almost indifferent as to the effect he produced.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
After accompanying Betsy to the outside hall, once more kissing her hand above the glove, at the point where the pulse beats, and murmuring to her such unseemly nonsense that she did not know whether to laugh or be angry, Stepan Arkadyevitch went to his sister.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He put on the air of one who finds it impossible to reply to such nonsense, but it would in fact have been difficult to give any other answer than the one Prince Andrew gave to this naive question.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In the third circle, Naryshkin was speaking of the meeting of the Austrian Council of War at which Suvorov crowed like a cock in reply to the nonsense talked by the Austrian generals.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pfuel only snorted contemptuously and turned away, to show that he would never demean himself by replying to such nonsense as he was now hearing.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The older men, who thought it undignified to amuse themselves with such nonsense, continued to lie at the opposite side of the fire, but one would occasionally raise himself on an elbow and glance at Morel with a smile.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The case is so hopeless, and I feel that I am wallowing in such a bog of nonsense, that I give up all idea of getting out, and abandon myself to my fate.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
By nonsense he meant fancy; and truly it is probable she was as free from any alloy of that nature, as any human being not arrived at the perfection of an absolute idiot, ever was.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Men immediately make translations of it; translations hasty, incorrect, full of errors, of gaps, and of nonsense.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
She had been so simply taught that there was no nonsense in her head, and at fifteen she was as innocent and frank as any child.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
She felt it to be so, though she had not foreseen, and could hardly understand it; for he was not pleasant by any common rule: he talked no nonsense; he paid no compliments; his opinions were unbending, his attentions tranquil and simple.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context