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  • I love seeing him on Newsnight where blows apart the cant of the presenters and the other soft-head half-wits who come on to talk about terrorism.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The so-called soft-head (or shrike) always settles on one and the same branch, where it falls a prey to the birdcatcher.

    The History of Animals

  • "Yes, indeed, little soft-head; come, ask papa," and with that Mrs. Tremayne -- for who should it be but lively Kat -- shouldered her small, but ambitious son, and carried him away.

    Six Girls A Home Story

  • And just as the shape of our earth's surface can seem immutable as granite only to the thoughtless soft-head, but in reality only represents at each period an apparent pause in a continuous development, created by the mighty forces of Nature in a process of continuous growth, only to be transformed or destroyed tomorrow by greater forces, likewise the boundaries of living spaces in the life of nations.

    Mein Kampf

  • "You go to grass for a soft-head, you Jake!" muttered Merrill, as he dragged the meat out from beneath the bed.


  • What possessed you to be such a soft-head, _I_ don't know.

    Cap'n Warren's Wards

  • She thought me a soft-head, a police stool, a squealer.

    Children of the Whirlwind

  • "Great soft-head," reflected Greta, as she watched his retreating form, "he knew I was telling lies, why didn't he push past me, or -- do anything.

    Lysbeth, a Tale of the Dutch


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