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  • But, if his truculent character was thus early displayed, his abilities were no less conspicuous; and, though still in his teens, he became lecturer on the Humanities at Tournai, whence, after but a short stay, he returned to Paris, to take his degree of doctor of canon law, and become regent of the college of Navarre.
  • They behaved in the most high-handed, brutal and truculent manner.
  • He took a prominent and truculent part in the famous conference of prelates and Presbyterian divines held at Hampton Court in 1604.
  • Walsingham, however, was an accomplished diplomatist, and he reserved these truculent opinions for the ears of his own government, incurring frequent rebukes from Elizabeth.
  • Whose romantic attachment to Crates is a fascinating sidelight on the almost truculent asceticism of the Cynics.

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