Sentence Examples

  • These articles, while not lacking in a certain cleverness, were violent and abusive, and purposely couched in foul language in order to appeal to the mob.
  • The writer's indignation at finding it treated with silent contempt by the great scholar, who thought it was the work of a personal enemyAleander - caused him to write a second oration, more violent, more abusive, with more self-glorification, but with less real merit than the first.
  • He became himself a persecutor, and a writer of abusive pamphlets unworthy of the author of the Utopia.
  • About the same time (April 1645) Schoock was summoned before the university of Groningen, of which he was a member, and forthwith disavowed the more abusive passages in his book.
  • They had to declare the proceedings null and abusive and command the court Christian to render right judgment (Edict of 1695, arts.

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