Sentence Examples


  • The now censorious Squarcione found much to carp at in the earlier works of this series, illustrating the life of St James; he said the figures were like men of stone, and had better have been coloured stone-colour at once.
  • Besides his attack on the Metelli and other members of the aristocracy, the great Scipio is the object of a censorious criticism on account of a youthful escapade attributed to him.
  • Comte's subsequent attitude of censorious condemnation put him entirely in the wrong.
  • And censorious criticism of persons, morals, manners, politics, literature, &c. which the word satire has ever since denoted.
  • He may be regarded also as the inventor of Roman satire, in its original sense of a "medley" or "miscellany," although it was by Lucilius that the character of aggressive and censorious criticism of men and manners was first imparted to that form of literature.

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