It consists of brief notes - generally very exact and sometimes ironical - which go as far as the year 1522.
Prince Andrew was silent, but the princess noticed the ironical and contemptuous look that showed itself on his face.
It happened, however, to have another association, more significant than any ironical contrast for the present purpose of Antipater.
The second and third, addressed respectively to a cardinal (Perraud) and a bishop (Le Camus), are polemical or ironical in tone; the others are all written to friends in a warm, expansive mood; the fourth letter especially, appropriated to Mgr Mignot, attains a grand elevation of thought and depth of mystical conviction.
14); (2) the conception of the "Servant of Yahweh"; (3) the ironical descriptions of idolatry (Isaiah in the acknowledged prophecies only refers incidentally to idolatry) xl.